Publishing for Professional Markets: Forecast & Analysis 2006-2007

 
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Published May 1, 2006 | 418 Pages | Pub ID: CU1366312

This is the inside intelligence you need to evaluate growth potential, understand trends affecting the industry, and size the competition. Learn which media types are forecast to post the strongest growth over the next three years, and what's fueling that growth.
  • Books
  • Journals
  • Databases and directories
  • Online services
  • And more
With more than 30 profiles of leading commercial, association, and university press publishers and 50 charts and graphs, no other resource can provide you with such comprehensive, unbiased information at the market and company level.

This report helps companies position themselves in the changing professional publishing market landscape by tracking and evaluating key trends, such as:
  • Market size by type of publishing: legal, business, STM, etc.
  • Market size by medium: books, journals, newsletters, databases/directories, online services and more
  • Which segments are growing, which are not - and why
  • Individual publisher strategies for growth online and in foreign markets
  • The effect of the open access movement on the professional publishing industry
  • Key mergers & acquisitions activity
  • Market share growth and business strategies of leading publishers
Table of Contents
Methodology
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
Informa
United Business Media
Springer Science+Business Media
John Wiley & Sons
IHS
American Chemical Society
Blackwell Publishing
Bureau of National Affairs
Acquisitions in the Professional Publishing Market
Table 1.1: Growth of North American Professional Publishing Revenue by Market Segment, 2004-2006P
Table 1.2: Breakdown of North American Professional Publishing Revenue, 2005
Table 1.3: Growth of North American Professional Publishing Revenue by Media, 2004-2006P
Table 1.4: Breakdown of North American Professional Publishing Revenue by Media, 2005
Table 1.5: Leading Commercial Professional Publishers, Ranked by Worldwide Professional Publishing Revenue, 2005 vs. 2004
Table 1.6: Key Legal, Tax, Business, Accounting M&A Deals, May 2004-May 2006
Table 1.7: Key STM M&A Activity, August 2004-March 2006
Table 1.8: Key STM Publishing Partnerships, May 2004-March 2006
Table 1.9: Key Legal, Tax, Business, Accounting Product Launches, February 2004-March 2006
Table 1.10: Key STM Publishing Product Launches, November 2004-May 2006
Chapter 2: Professional Publishing Markets
Introduction
Legal Publishing Market
Market Size
Legal Books
Legal Online Services/A&I
Legal Newsletters/Looseleafs
Directories/Databases
Other
Journals
Leading Legal Publishers
Thomson Legal & Regulatory
Reed Elsevier
Wolters Kluwer
Bureau of National Affairs
Current Trends in Legal Publishing
Online Evolution
A Mature U.S. Market Turns Search for Growth Overseas
Scientific/Technical Publishing Market
Market Size
Books
Journals
Online/A&I
Directories/Databases
Newsletters/Looseleafs
Other
Leading Scientific/Technical Publishers
Reed Elsevier
Thomson
Springer Science+Business Media
John Wiley & Sons
American Chemical Society
Informa
IHS
Pearson
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
McGraw-Hill
Current Trends in Scientific/Technical Publishing
Library Budgets, Pricing Still at Odds
Science, It’s a Global Game
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 Media
American Medical Association
Blackwell Publishing
Ingenix
Thieme
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 Health Care Likely to Grow Steadily
Medical Goes Global
Lower Journal Advertising Sales Stunt Growth
Sales of Medical Texts, Handbooks Practitioners’ Guides Continue to Grow
Medical Publishers Are Courting 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 Business Information
Thomson Financial
Wolters Kluwer
Pearson
5McGraw-Hill
Harvard Business School Press
5John Wiley & Sons
Springer Science+Business Media
Blackwell Publishing
Oxford University Press
Current Trends in Business Publishing
Practical Business Management, Leadership Is Best Bet
University Presses Chime in with Financial, Economic Content
Commercial Publishers Partner with Big Name Corporations, Organizations
Faster Growth Expected in 2006
University Press Publishing
Segment Size
Leading University Presses
Oxford University Press
Cambridge University Press
Harvard Business School Press
The University of Chicago Press
MIT Press
Columbia University Press
The University of California Press
Current Trends in University Press Publishing
Publishing Pricing Pressures: Are the Books Cooked?
University Presses: More Options to Choose From
Society/Association Publishing Market
Segment Size
Leading Society/Association Presses
American Chemical Society (ACS)
The American Medical Association (AMA)
The Institute of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
The Massachusetts Medical Society
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
The American Psychological Association (APA)
The Royal Society of Chemistry
Current Trends in Society/Association Publishing
Electronic Publishing Flexes Its Muscle
Publishers Need Publishers
Buying Out the Little Guys: When It’s About the Bottom Line
Google Saves the Day?
Table 2.1: North American Legal Publishing, Media Market Share Breakdown, 2005
Table 2.2: North American Legal Publishing Market by Media, 2004-2006P
Table 2.3: Leading Legal Publishers, Ranked by 2005 Worldwide Revenue
Table 2.4: Increase in Total Number of U.S. Lawyers, 1970-2005
Table 2.5: North American Scientific/Technical Publishing Market by Media, 2004-2006P
Table 2.6: North American Scientific/Technical Publishing, Media Market Share, 2005
Table 2.7: Leading Science & Technical Publishers, Ranked by 2005 Worldwide Revenue
Table 2.8: North American Medical Publishing Market by Media, 2004-2006P
Table 2.9: North American Medical Publishing, Media Market Share, 2005
Table 2.10: Leading Medical Publishers, Ranked by 2005 Worldwide Revenue
Table 2.11: Increase in Total Number of U.S. Physicians, 1970-2005
Table 2.12: North American Business Publishing Market, by Media, 2004-2006P
Table 2.13: North American Business Publishing, Media Market Share, 2005
Table 2.14: Leading Global Business Publishers, Ranked by 2005 Revenue
Table 2.15: Leading University Press Publishers, Ranked by 2005 Revenue
Table 2.16: Leading Society/Association Publishers, Ranked by 2005 Publishing Revenue
Chapter 3: Books
Introduction
Market Size
Legal Books
Medical Books
Sci/Tech Books
Business Books
AAP Reports U.S. Professional Book Sales Fell 1% in 2005
Title Output
Leading Professional Book Publishers
Reed Elsevier
Thomson Corp.
Wolters Kluwer
Informa
Springer Science+Business Media
John Wiley & Sons
McGraw-Hill
Blackwell Publishing
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 Actively Form Co-Publishing Deals with Nonprofits
Publishers Must Improve Distribution Logistics to Cut Expenses
Table 3.1: Estimated North American Professional Book Revenue, 2004-2006P
Table 3.2: AAP Domestic Book Net Sales Report, 2004-2005
Table 3.3: AAP Domestic Book Gross Sales Report, 2004-2005
Table 3.4: AAP Domestic Book Returns Report, 2004-2005
Table 3.5: Book Title Output by Key Professional Categories, 2004-2005
Table 3.6: Leading Publishers, Ranked by Estimated 2005 Professional Book Revenue
Table 3.7: Top 15 U.S. Import Markets for Scientific, Technical and Professional Books, 2005 vs. 2004
Table 3.8: Top 20 U.S. Export Markets for Scientific, Technical and Professional Books, 2005 vs. 2004
Table 3.9: Estimated Global STM E-book Sales, 2000-2005
Chapter 4: Journals
Introduction
Market Size
Medical Journals
Sci/Tech Journals
Business Journals
Legal Journals
Leading Professional Journal Publishers
Reed Elsevier
Springer Science+Business Media
Wolters Kluwer
John Wiley & Sons
Blackwell Publishing
Informa
American Chemical Society
Holtzbrinck
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Breakdown of Professional Journals by Segment
Current Trends in Professional Journal Publishing
Electronic Backfiles Proliferate
Exorbitant Pricing Continues to Force Libraries to Slash Subscriptions
Open Access: A Salvo?
Get Thee Behind Me Google, Enter Microsoft
Table 4.1: Estimated U.S. Journal Revenue by Market, 2004-2006P
Table 4.2: Leading Professional Journal Publishers, Ranked by Estimated Global 2005 Revenue
Table 4.3: Breakdown of Journal Market by Number of Titles per Segment, 2006
Table 4.4: Number of Global Active Academic/Scholarly Journals, 2006
Table 4.5: Average 2006 Price per Title for STM Disciplines
Chapter 5: Newsletters and Looseleafs
Introduction
Market Size
Legal Newsletters/Looseleafs
Sci/Tech Newsletters/Looseleafs
Medical Newsletters/Looseleafs
Business Newsletters/Looseleafs
Leading Professional Newsletter and Looseleaf Publishers
Thomson Corp.
Wolters Kluwer
Reed Elsevier
McGraw-Hill
Bureau of National Affairs
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Bar Association
Thompson Publishing Group
Breakdown of Professional Newsletters and Looseleafs by Category
Business Newsletters/Looseleafs
Medical Sciences Newsletters/Looseleafs
Legal Newsletters/Looseleafs
Science Newsletters/Looseleafs
Technology Newsletters/Looseleafs
Forecast
Table 5.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Revenue, 2004-2006P
Table 5.2: Estimated Newsletter/Looseleaf Revenue of Leading Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Publishers, 2005
Table 5.3: Breakdown of NL/LL Market by Number of Titles per Segment, 2006
Table 5.4: Number of Global Active Academic/Scholarly Newsletters/Looseleafs, 2006
Chapter 6: Databases/Directories
Introduction
Market Size
Business Databases/Directories
Scientific/Technical Databases/Directories
Legal Databases/Directories
Medical Databases/Directories
Leading Professional Directory Publishers
D&B
IHS
Thomson Corp.
Reed Elsevier
Thomas Publishing Co.
VNU
McGraw-Hill
Current Trends in Professional Directory Publishing
Health Care Databases Broaden
Directory and Database Launches Continue
Part Tool, Part Database
Forecast
Table 6.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Database/Directory Revenue, 2004-2006P
Table 6.2: Leading Professional Database/Directory Publishers, Ranked by Projected 2006 Global Database/Directory Revenue
Table 6.3: Key Database/Directory Mergers & Acquisitions, 2004-2006
Chapter 7: Online Services/Abstracting & Indexing
Introduction
Market Size
Legal Online Services/A&I
Medical Online Services/A&I
Scientific/Technical Online Services/A&I
Business Online Services/A&I
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
Thomson
Chemical Abstracts Service
Wolters Kluwer
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
EBSCO
ProQuest
Reed Elsevier
IHS
CSA
Infotrieve
Key Trends in the A&I Market
More Cooperation Among Competitors
Escalating Merger and Acquisition Activity
More Non-Book and Non-Journal Content
Computerized Search and Retrieval Tools
More Visualization Tools Will Be Added to A&I Databases
More Integration with the Desktop
Library Budget Crunch Means Less Spending on A&I
Greater Effort to Reach Individuals Rather Than Institutions
Current Trends in Professional Online and Internet Services
IT Infrastructure No Longer a Barrier Abroad
Online Publishers, Especially in Legal, Offer Scaled-Down Versions
Handhelds Deliver Medical Content to the Point of Care
Table 7.1: Estimated North American Professional Online Services/Abstracting & Indexing Revenue, 2004-2006P
Table 7.2: Professional Online and Internet Services, Segment Market Share, 2005
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: Estimated Top-Line Global STM A&I Revenue, 2003-2005
Table 7.7: Breakdown of Top-Line Global A&I Revenue, 2005, Sci/Tech vs. Medical
Table 7.8: Global STM A&I Revenue, Including Eliminations, 2003-2005
Table 7.9: Leading Publishers by Estimated Global STM A&I Revenue, 2003-2005
Chapter 8: Forecasts and Conclusions
Legal Publishing
Scientific/Technical Publishing
Medical Publishing
Business Publishing
Conclusions
Table 8.1: U.S. Professional Publishing Forecast, 2006-2009
Table 8.2: U.S. Legal Publishing Forecast, 2006-2009
Table 8.3: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing Forecast, 2006-2009
Table 8.4: U.S. Medical Publishing Forecast, 2006-2009
Table 8.5: U.S. Business Publishing Forecast, 2006-2009
Company Profiles
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Chemical Society
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Physics
American Medical Association
American Psychological Association
Blackwell Publishing
British Medical Association
Bureau of National Affairs Inc.
Cambridge University Press
Columbia University Press
CSA (formerly Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
EBSCO Information Services
Epocrates Inc.
FIZ Karlsruhe
Harvard Business School Publishing
Holtzbrinck
Informa
Ingenix
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The Massachusetts Medical Society
The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.
MediMedia USA Inc.
The MIT Press
Oxford University Press
Pearson PLC
Reed Elsevier
The Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing
SAGE Publications Inc.
Springer Science+Business Media
Thieme Publishing Group
The Thomson Corp.
University of California Press
University of Chicago Press
UpToDate
WebMD Health Corp.
John Wiley & Sons
Wolters Kluwer

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