Publishing for Professional Markets: Forecast & Analysis 2005-2006

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Published Apr 22, 2005 | 379 Pages | Pub ID: CU1078914

Covering the U.S. professional publishing market with full breakdowns by market segment and major media, this report is an essential tool for executives who need to understand the business strategies driving publishing revenues in the medical, legal, scientific/technical, and business markets.

This invaluable reports covers:

  • books
  • journals
  • newsletters & looseleafs
  • online services
  • databases/directories

Learn which of these media are forecast to post the strongest growth over the next three years, and what's fueling that growth. Complete with profiles of the leading commercial, association, and university press publishers that detail key strategic and financial performance.


Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Overview Of The U.S. Professional Publishing Market

Introduction
Market Size
Legal
Medical
Scientific and Technical
Business
Media Breakdown
     Books
     Online/Abstracting & Indexing
     Journals
     Directories/Databases
     Newsletters and Looseleafs
     Other
Leading Professional Publishers
     Reed Elsevier
     Thomson Corp
     Wolters Kluwer
     McGraw-Hill
     United Business Media
     Springer Science+Business Media
     John Wiley & Sons
     T & F Informa
     American Chemical Society
     IHS
     Blackwell Publishing
     Bureau of National Affairs
Acquisitions In The Professional Publishing Market

Table 1.1: Growth of Professional Publishing Revenues by Market Segment, 2003-2005
Table 1.2: Breakdown of U.S. Professional Publishing Revenues, 2005
Table 1.3: Growth of Professional Publishing Revenues by Media, 2003-2005
Table 1.4: Breakdown Of Professional Publishing Revenues By Media, 2004
Table 1.5: Leading Commercial Professional Publishers, Ranked By Worldwide Professional Revenues, 2004 v. 2003
Table 1.6: Key Professional Publishing M & A Activity, 2004-FirstHalf 2005
Table 1.7: Key Professional Publishing Partnerships, 2004-FirstHalf 2005
Table 1.8: Key Professional Publishing Product Launches, 2004-FirstHalf 2005

Chapter 2: Professional Publishing Markets
Introduction
Legal Publishing Market
Market Size
     Legal Books
     Legal Online Services/A&I
     Legal Newsletters/Looseleafs
     Directories/Databases
     Other Media
     Journals
Leading Legal Publishers
     Thomson Legal & Regulatory
     Reed Elsevier
     Wolters Kluwer
     Bureau of National Affairs
Current Trends In Legal Publishing
     Large Legal Publishers Seek Growth Beyond Content
     Quest For Global Growth Stronger Than Ever
     Title Output On Patents, Trademarks & Intellectual Property Rise
     Number of U.S. Lawyers Has Leveled Off
Scientific/Technical Publishing Market
Market Size
     Books
     Journals
     Online/A&I
     Directory/Databases
     Newsletters/Looseleafs
     Other
Leading Scientific/Technical Publishers
     Reed Elsevier
     Thomson
     Springer Science+Business
     IHS
     American Chemical Society
     John Wiley & Sons
     T & F Informa
     Pearson
     IEEE
     McGraw-Hill
Current Trends In Scientific/Technical Publishing
     Academic Library Budgets Tighten Further
     Meanwhile, Prices Continue Steady Rise
     Additional Competition From Free Specialized Search Engines
     Patent Analysis Emerges As Crucial Sci/Tech Tool
     Moving Beyond Books and Journals
Medical Publishing Market
Market Size
     Journals
     Books
     Online/A&I
     Newsletters/Looseleafs
     Directories/Databases
     Other
Leading Medical Publishers
     Elsevier
     Wolters Kluwer
     Thomson Healthcare
     Springer Science+Business
     Blackwell Publishing
     American Medical Association
     MediMedia
     Ingenix
     McGraw-Hill
     Massachusetts Medical Society
Current Trends In Medical Publishing
     Handhelds Deliver Content To The Point Of Care
     Print Not Going Away, But Online Is Where The Growth Is
     Small, Online-Only Startups Appeal To Physicians
     Online Healthcare Growth Likely To Increase Steadily
     Medical Goes Global
     Lower Journal Advertising Sales Hurt Growth
     Medical Textbooks, Handbooks & Practitioners’ Guides Continue Growth
     Medical Publishers Court The Corporate Market
     Shortage Of Physicians Could Negatively Impact Market
Business Publishing Market
Market Size
     Books
     Directories/Databases
     Online/A&I
     Newsletters/Looseleafs
     Journals
     Other
Leading Business Publishers
     Reed
     Thomson Financial
     Wolters Kluwer
     Pearson
     McGraw-Hill
     Harvard Business School Press
     John Wiley & Sons
     Springer
     Blackwell Publishing
     Oxford University Press
Current Trends In Publishing
     Practical Business Management, Leadership Are Best Bets
     University Presses Chime In With Financial, Economic Content
     Commercial Publishers Partner With Brand Name Corps., Orgs
     Faster Growth Expected In 2005
University Press Publishing
Segment Size
Leading University Presses
     Harvard Business School Press
     The University Of Chicago Press
     Harvard Business School Press
     MIT Press
     Yale University Press
     The University Of California Press
     Princeton University Press
     Columbia University Press
Current Trends In University Press Publishing
     University Presses Cut Staff, Change Management and Refocus
     Several University Presses Fight For Survival
     University Presses Form Alliances With Online Platforms, JSTOR
     University Presses Make Acquisitions
Society/Association Publishing Market
Segment Size
Leading Society/Association Presses
     American Chemical Society
     The American Medical Association (AMA)
     The Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
     Massachusetts Medical Society
     The American Bar Association (ABA)
     American Institute Of Physics (AIP)
     The American Psychological Association (APA)
     The American Association For The Advancement Of Science (AAAS)
     The Society For Industrial And Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
     The American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Current Trends In Society/Association Publishing
     Society/Association Publishers Partner With Commercial Publishers
     Commercial Publishers Acquire Publishing Operations Of Societies
     Society/Association Publishes Cozy Up To Librarians
     Google Offers New Way For Scholarly Publishers To Circulate Data
     Society Publishers Grow More Tech Savvy
     Commercial Publishers Help Societies Build Online Communities

Table 2.1: U.S. Legal Publishing, Media Market Share Breakdown, 2004
Table 2.2: U.S. Legal Publishing Market By Media, 2003-2005P
Table 2.3: Leading Legal Publishers, Ranked By 2004 Worldwide Revenues
Table 2.4: Increase In Total Number Of U.S. Lawyers, 1970-2004
Table 2.5: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing, Media Market Share, 2004
Table 2.6: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing Market By Media, 2003-2005P
Table 2.7: Leading Science & Technical Publishers, Ranked By 2004 Worldwide Revenues
Table 2.8: U.S. Medical Publishing Market By Media, 2003-2005P
Table 2.9: U.S. Medical Publishing, Media Market Share, 2004
Table 2.10: Leading Global Business Publishers, Ranked By 2004 Revenues
Table 2.11: Increase In Total Number Of Physicians, 1970-2004
Table 2.12: U.S. Business Publishing Market, By Media, 2003-2005P
Table 2.13: U.S. Business Publishing, Media Market Share, 2004
Table 2.14: Leading Global Business Publishers, Ranked By 2004 Revenues
Table 2.15: Leading U.S.-Based University Press Publishers, Ranked By Projected Fiscal 2005 Revenues
Table 2.16: Leading U.S.-Based Society/Associations Publishers, Ranked By Estimated 2004 Publishing Revenues

Chapter 3: Books
Introduction
Market Size
     Legal Books
     Medical Books
     Sci/Tech Books
     Business Books
AAP Reports 2% Sales Gain For U.S. Professional Books In 2004
Title Output
Leading Professional Book Publishers
     Reed Elsevier
     Thomson Corp
     Wolters Kluwer
     Springer Science+Business Media
     John Wiley & Sons
     T & F Informa
     McGraw-Hill
Imports Of Professional Books
Exports Of Professional Books
E-books Pull Ahead In Professional Markets
Current Trends In Professional Book Publishing
     Expansion Into Asia-Pacific Regions
     Technology Catches Up With User Demand
     Books Continue To Be Largest Professional Publishing Medium
     Commercial Publishers Form Co-Publishing Deals With Nonprofits
     Publishers Must Improve Distribution Logistics To Cut Expenses
     CD-Rom Add-ons Are Not Often Used

Table 3.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Book Revenues, 2003-2005P
Table 3.2: AAP Domestic Book Gross Sales Report, 2003-2004
Table 3.3: AAP Domestic Book Net Sales Report, 2003-2004
Table 3.4: AAP Monthly Domestic Book Returns Report, 2003-2004
Table 3.5: Book Title Output By Key Professional Categories, 2003-2004
Table 3.6: Leading Publishers, Ranked By Estimated 2004 Global Professional Book Revenues
Table 3.7: Top 20 U.S. Import Markets For Scientific, Technical And Professional Books, 2004 v. 2003
Table 3.8: Top 20 U.S. Export Markets For Scientific, Technical And Professional Books, 2004 v. 2003
Table 3.9: Estimated Global STM E-book Sales, 2000-2004

Chapter 4: Journals
Introduction
Market Size
Leading Professional Journal Publishers
     Reed Elsevier
     Springer Science+Business
     Wolters Kluwer
     John Wiley & Sons
     Blackwell Publishing
     T&F Informa
     American Chemical Society
     American Medical Association
     IEEE
     American Institute Of Physics
Breakdown Of Professional Journals By Segment
Current Trends In Professional Journal Publishing
     Open Access Takes Center Stage
     If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them
     Archiving Backfile Content Picks Up Steam
     Librarians Cry Foul Over Pricing, Giving Rise To Open Access Journals
     Enter Google

Table 4.1: Estimated U.S. Journal Revenues By Market, 2003-2005P
Table 4.2: Leading Professional Journal Publishers, Ranked By Estimated Global 2004 Revenues
Table 4.3: Breakdown Of Journal Market By Number Of Titles Per Segment, 2004
Table 4.4: Number Of Active Academic/Scholarly Journals, 2005
Table 4.5: Average 2005 Price Per Title For STM Disciplines

Chapter 5: Newsletters And Looseleafs
Introduction
Market Size
Leading Professional Newsletter And Looseleaf Publishers
     Thomson Corp
     Wolters Kluwer
     Reed Elsevier
     McGraw-Hill
     Access Intelligence
     Bureau Of National Affairs
     American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants
     American Bar Association
     Thompson Publishing Group
Breakdown Of Professional Newsletters And Looseleafs By Category
Current Trends In Newsletters And Looseleaf Publishing
     Looseleafs Continuing To Lose Market Share To Web-Based Products
     Newsletter Acquisition Activity Finally Speeds Up
     Electronic Publications Replacing Printed Newsletters And Looseleafs

Table 5.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Revenues, 2003-2005P
Table 5.2: Estimated Newsletter/Looseleaf Revenues of Leading Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Publishers, 2004
Table 5.3: Breakdown Of NL/LL Market By Number Of Titles Per Segment, 2004
Table 5.4: Number Of Global Active Academic/Scholarly Newsletters/Looseleafs, 2005
Table 5.5: Key Newsletter/Looseleaf Launches, 2003-2005

Chapter 6: Databases/Directories
Introduction
Market Size
Leading Professional Directory Publishers
     D&B
     Information Handling Services Group (IHS Group)
     Thomson Corp
     Reed Elsevier
     Thomas Publishing Co
     VNU USA
     Primedia Inc
     McGraw-Hill
Current Trends In Professional Directory Publishing
     Acquisition Momentum Slows Down After Accelerating in 2003
     New Electronic Database/Directory Products Emerge
     Publishers Continue Shift From Free Services To Paid Content
     XML Hits The Mainstream
     Online Directory Advertising Is Back

Table 6.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Database/Directory Revenues, 2003-2005
Table 6.2: Leading Professional Database/Directory Publishers, Ranked By Projected 2005 Global Database/Directory Revenues
Table 6.3: Key Database/Directory Mergers & Acquisitions, 2003-2005

Chapter 7: Online Services
Introduction
Market Size
Legal Online Services/A&I
Medical Online Services/A&I
Business Online Services/A&I
Legal Online Services
Scientific/Technical & Medical Online Services
Online Business Publishing
Overview Of The STM Abstracting & Indexing Market
A&I Market Size
     STM A&I Market Size After “Double Counting” Eliminations
     Leading STM A&I Providers
     Key Trends In The A&I Market

Table 7.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Online/A&I Revenues, 2003-2005
Table 7.2: Estimated Professional Online And Internet Services Market, U.S. Share, 2004
Table 7.3: Representative Legal Online Services
Table 7.4: Representative Scientific/Technical & Medical Online Services
Table 7.5: Representative Business Online Services
Table 7.6: Top-Line Global STM A&I Revenues, 2002-2004
Table 7.7: Breakdown of Top-Line Global A&I Revenues, 2004 Sci/Tech vs. Medical
Table 7.8: Global STM A&I Revenues, Including Eliminations 2002-2004
Table 7.9: Leading Publishers by Global STM A&I Revenues, 2002-2004

Chapter 8: Forecasts And Conclusions
Legal Publishing
Scientific/Technical Publishing
Medical Publishing
Business Publishing
Conclusions

Table 8.1: U.S. Professional Publishing Forecast, 2005-2008
Table 8.2: U.S. Legal Publishing Forecast, 2005-2008
Table 8.3: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing Forecast, 2005-2008
Table 8.4: U.S. Medical Publishing Forecast, 2005-2008
Table 8.5: U.S. Business Publishing Forecast, 2005-2008

Company Profiles
ALM
American Association For The Advancement Of Science
American Chemical Society
American Institute Of Physics
American Medical Association
American Psychological Association
Blackwell Publishing
Bureau Of National Affairs Inc
Cambridge University Press
Columbia University Press
CSA
EBSCO Publishing
eMedicine
Harvard Business School Publishing
Holtzbrinck
H.W. Wilson
Information Handling Services Group
Ingenix Publishing
The Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Massachusetts Medical Society
The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc
The MIT Press
Oxford University Press USA
Pearson PLC
Reed Elsevier
The Royal Society Of Chemistry
SAGE Publications
Springer Science+Business Media
T & F Informa
Thomson Corp
University Of California Press
University Of Chicago Press
UpToDate
John Wiley & Sons
Wolters Kluwer
Yale University Press