Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020

Oct 3, 2016
62 Pages - Pub ID: CURP15123716
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Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020

In today’s global market, it’s more important than ever to understand the changing dynamics of academic publishing. Rely on Simba Information’s report, Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020, to build your growth plan around the academic publishing industry's relationship with open access publishing for this year and beyond. Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 explains the origins of the open access movement and gives a timeline for its development. Most importantly, Simba Information quantifies open access’ position as a fast growing sub-segment within the niche industry that is academic publishing. Simba used the information it gathered through primary and secondary research to develop a financial outlook for open access journal publishing, including leading competitors’ performance through 2015 and market projections through 2020. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market interested in how textbook publishers in higher education approach open access journals within the academic publishing industry. 

Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 Covers the Academic Publishing Market, Competitors, Issues & Forecasts, Including: 

  • Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Revenue and market share rankings of 10 leading global open access journal publishers
  • Title and article growth metrics
  • A profile of the top ten open access repositories
  • A breakdown open access publishing in key geographic regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • A discussion of the market for non-English-language open access publishing
  • Analysis of mergers and acquisitions
  • Simba’s exclusive market projections to 2020 and more

Publishers and Investment Professionals can Trust Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 to Provide the Inside Intelligence Needed to Evaluate Growth Potential, Understand Market Trends Affecting the Academic Publishing Industry, and Size up the Competition.

  • The future of open access "megajournals"
  • The impact of open access publishing in social science and humanities
  • Examination of green, gold and hybrid models
  • Open access, peer review and questions of credibility
  • The impact on smaller publishers
  • Long-term implications for costs across the OA ecosystem
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 is an essential tool for publishing executives, M&A advisors, market analysts, and industry consultants who need to understand the business strategies driving academic publishing industry.Simba Information has a knowledge base from more than 20 years worth of perspective on these markets. The academic publishing industry is not a static one. Rather it is one that’s affected by rapid changes in technology, the economy, mergers, partnerships and public policy and library budgets. Simba’s experienced analysts and daily on-the-ball coverage is the bedrock for these reports.
Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Open Access Publishing Market
Origins of a Movement
Open Access Definitions & Publishing Models
Open Access Journals
Article Processing Charges
Other Sources of Support for OA Articles
The Open Access Ecosystem
Public Funding Agencies
National Institutes of Health
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
European Research Council
Research Councils UK
The Wellcome Trust
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Institutional Mandates
Market Size
APC Journals Revenue
Other Journals OA Revenue
Other Measures of Market Size
Open Access by Discipline
Scientific & Technical
Social Science & Humanities
Open Access by Geography
North America
Rest of World
Table 1.1: Timeline of Open Access Publishing, 2000-2004
Table 1.2: Timeline of Open Access Publishing, 2005-2012
Table 1.3: Timeline of Open Access Publishing, 2013-2016
Table 1.4: Open Access Publishing Market, Various Metrics, 2013-2015
Chapter 2: Leading Open Access Journal Publishers & Repositories _ 21
Leading Open Access Publishers
Springer Nature
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Publishing Strategy
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
Competitor Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
John Wiley & Sons
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
REXL Group/Elsevier
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Holtzbrinck (including Frontiers)
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Competitor Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Wolters Kluwer (including Medknow)
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Informa Cogent
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Oxford University Press
Competitor Overview
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Others in the Hunt
Open Access Repositories (Green Archives) & Other Platforms
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard
PubMed Central
SSRN (Social Sciences Research Network)
Mergers & Acquisitions in Open Access Publishing Market
Table 2.1: Leading Open Access Publishers Share, 2015
Table 2.2: Leading Open Access Publishers, 2013-2015
Table 2.3: Notable Open Access Repositories
Table 2.4: Notable Open Access Publishing M&A Activity
2008 – 2016
Chapter 3: Issues Facing Open Access Journal Publishing & Forecast
Issues Facing Open Access Publishing
Open Access Business Practices Continue to Evolve
APC Pricing Is an Issue for Editorial Boards
The Librarian Complaint Is Double Dipping
Despite Objections, APCs Will Continue to Rise
Leading OA Publishers Branded as Predatory
Every OA Publisher Has Faced a Credibility Problem
Peer Review Is a Particular Target for Criticism
Some Publishers Work Towards Greater Transparency
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
Going OA Is Not a Magic Bullet
Major Publishers Have the Potential of Transforming OA Publishing
More Journals Are Being Converted from Subscription to Open Access
Has Megajournals Growth Stalled?
Open Access Publishing Forecast
World Economy & Exchange Rates
Open Access Will Capture a Significant Share of Emerging Market Research
Authors Will Better Understand the Good & Bad of OA Journals
Mandates Will Increase & They Will Work
OA Articles Published Per Year Will Continue to Grow
The Humanities & Social Sciences Will Be Accommodated
APCs Will Continue to Rise
Forecast of Leading Publishers
Table 3.1: Open Access Market Forecast, Various Metrics, 2016P-2020P
Table 3.2: Leading Open Access Publishers, 2015-2016P

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