A recent article in Library Journal, “Periodicals Price Survey 2021: Looking Past the Pandemic to the New Periodicals Landscape: The New Abnormal,” by Barbara Albee, Stephen Bosch and Sion Romaine examines how library budgets have been affected by the pandemic and how libraries will survive and thrive after the pandemic subsides.

Learn how some libraries have turned to open access solutions with multiple established models, while transformative agreements promise to make more content openly available. The article also provides a forecast for the 2022 serials marketplace indicating that content costs are still expected to outpace library budget increases and that these new agreements will not provide additional funds for library budgets or promise to make scholarly communications more sustainable.

View the full article in Library Journal to learn more