Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019

Mar 26, 2015
70 Pages - Pub ID: CURP5510719
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Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019

Digital books have been a standard feature of the consumer book market for quite some time – and their popularity has crossed over to the scholarly and professional publishing fields. Electronic books represent a true growth segment of the professional and scholarly market. And it’s no surprise – E-books allow publishers to be creative, expanding access as well as changing learning behavior and academic research. For users, the content is accessible 24/7, anywhere, and portable. Books need never go out of print, and new editions can be easily created.

Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 provides an overview and financial outlook for the global scholarly and professional e-book publishing markets based on specific research and analysis of the leading competitors’ performance, projected through 2015. The overall market is divided into law, science and technology, medical, social science and humanities and business publishing. Market categories are projected through 2019.

Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 covers the market, key competitors, and trends and forecast. The report offers:
  • Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Revenue and market share rankings of 10 leading global publishers
  • Profiles of the five leading e-book aggregators
  • Geographic market sizing for the four major regional markets: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Simba’s exclusive market projections to 2019 by subject area and more.
Whether your focus is law, business, STM or social sciences and humanities, you can trust Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 to provide the inside intelligence you need to evaluate growth potential, understand trends affecting the industry, and size up the competition worldwide.

Some of the trends covered include:
  • Key differences between scholarly-professional e-books and trade e-books
  • Cooperation among publishers and between publishers and aggregators
  • Mobile and tablet usage changing research habits
  • The “journalization” of books
  • The “long tail” and rebirth of the monograph
  • Patron-driven and demand-driven acquisition
  • Digital Rights Management, copyright and pricing models.
This is a global market – it doesn’t respect country boundaries - and our market figures are global in scope. If you’re competing in one or all of these segments, you need the world-wide picture. This report, and the others in the series, is produced to help executives make decisions in this environment.

Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 is an essential tool for publishing executives, M&A advisors, market analysts, and industry consultants who need to understand the business strategies driving the explosion in scholarly-professional e-book publishing.
Table of Contents

Methodology

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Market
Introduction
Market Size
Legal Publishing
Scientific & Technical Publishing
Medical Publishing
Business Publishing
Social Science & Humanities Publishing
Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing Worldview
By Geography
Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
Currency
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Rest of World

Table 1.1: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing by Market, 2012-2014
Table 1.2: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing, Share by Market, 2014
Table 1.3: Exchange Rate Changes, 2012-2014
Table 1.4: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing, Geographic Share, 2014

Chapter 2: Leading E-Book Publishers & Aggregators
Introduction
Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers
Reed Elsevier
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Thomson Reuters
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Springer Science+Business Media
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Wolters Kluwer
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
John Wiley & Sons
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Informa
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
McGraw-Hill Education
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Pearson
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Oxford University Press
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
SAGE Publishers Inc.
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
E-Book Publishing Strategy
Other Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers
Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Aggregators & Vendors
EBSCO Publishing
Company Overview
E-Book Strategy
ProQuest
Company Overview
E-Book Strategy
Ingram Content Group (OASIS, Vital Source and MyiLibrary)
Company Overview
E-Book Strategy
Safari Books Online
Company Overview
E-Book Strategy
Books24x7 (SkillSoft)
Company Overview
E-Book Strategy
Mergers & Acquisitions In The Professional E-Book Publishing Market

Table 2.1: Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers, 2012-2014
Table 2.2: Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Aggregators
Table 2.3: Key Professional E-Book Publishing M&A Activity, 2006-2015

Chapter 3: Trends & Forecast
Introduction
Current Trends in E-Book Publishing
E-Books Have Become “Journalized”
Print Book Sales Are Falling, Only Partly Replaced By Digital
E-Book Publishers Enjoy Higher Levels Of Cooperation Than Journals
Partners In E-Books Continue To Compete In Other Sectors
Mobility Has Brought E-Books Into New Settings
The Long Tail & Rebirth Of The Monograph
Patron-Driven Acquisitions (PDA) Or Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA)
Digital Rights Management, Copyright & Pricing Models
The Distinction Between E-Books & Online Services Is Becoming Less Clear
Prospects For Open Access Books Remains Uncertain
Global E-Book Publishing Forecast
Introduction
Law Forecast
Scientific & Technical Forecast
Medical Forecast
Business Forecast
Social Science & Humanities Forecast
Forecast by Geography
Forecast of Leading Publishers

Table 3.1: Scholarly & Professional E-Books & Print Books, 2012-2014
Table 3.2: Scholarly & Professional E-Books & Print Books, 2015P-2019P
Table 3.3: Global Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishing Forecast by Market, 2015P-2019P
Table 3.4: Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers, 2014-2015P

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