STM Online Services 2016-2020

Published: January 27, 2017 - 62 Pages

Table of Contents

  • Methodology
    • Definition of the STM Online Services Market
      • Online Content
      • Abstracting & Indexing Services
      • Elimination
    • Scope of the Report
    • Sources of Information
      • Primary and Secondary Research
      • Methodology for Projecting/Estimating Results
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Key Facts & Trends
      • Online Content and A&I Services Are the Fastest-Growing STM Activities
      • Thomson Reuters Exits Sector, Sells Web of Science and Patent Businesses
      • The Top 10 supply 65% of STM Online Services
      • Political and Economic Uncertainty Are Sky High
      • Platforms, Not Stand Alone Products, Have Become the Focus
      • The Next Step Is Dynamic Publishing
      • Reference Management Tools and Analytics Are Key to Progress
  • Scientific, Technical & Medical Online Services
    • Introduction
    • Market Size
      • Table STM Online Services Revenue Breakdown, 2013-2015 ($ in millions)
      • Table STM Online Services, Subject Market Share, 2015
      • Table S&T Online Services Revenue Breakdown, 2013-2015
      • Table Medical Online Services Revenue Breakdown, 2013-2015 ($ in millions)
    • Key Online Services Categories
      • Table STM Online Services, Major Market Categories
      • Sci-Tech, Standards and Patent Online Content
      • Training and Certification
      • Clinical Reference
      • Drug Databases
      • Reference Management and Analytical Tools
      • Sci-Tech Abstracting & Indexing Services
      • Medical Abstracting & Indexing Services
    • STM Publishing by Geography
      • Regional Breakdown:
    • Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
    • Currency
      • Table Global Currency Movements, 2013-2015
      • North America
        • Table STM Online Services, Geographic Share, 2015
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
      • Rest of the World
  • Leading STM Online Services Publishers
    • Introduction
    • Leading STM Online Publishers
      • Table STM Online Services Leading Publishers Share, 2015
    • Clarivate Analytics
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • Wolters Kluwer
      • Company Overview
        • Table Leading STM Online Service Competitor Revenue1, 2015
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • IHS Markit
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • RELX Group/Elsevier
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • American Chemical Society
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • EBSCO Publishing
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • Truven Healthcare Analytics - IBM Watson Health
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • ProQuest
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • Hearst Health Network
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • Pearson
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • STM Online Publishing Strategy
    • Mergers & Acquisitions in the STM Online Services Market
      • Table Key STM Online Services M&A Activity, 2015
      • Table Key STM Online Services M&A Activity, 2016
  • Trends & Forecast
    • Introduction
    • Current Trends in STM Online Services
      • Political and Economic Uncertainty Are At an All-Time High
      • Thomson Reuters Has Completed Exit from STM Online Services Sector
      • Otherwise, the Industry Continues to Consolidate
      • Scientific Powers Dominate STM Online Services Production, Sales Grow in Emerging Markets
      • Stand-Alone Products Have Evolved to be Part of a Platform
      • Dynamic Publishing Is Likely Next Step in Technical Evolution
      • Open Data Mandates Will Put a Premium on Discovery & Integration
      • Social Media Have Grown Engagement of Online Services Products
      • Altmetrics Go Beyond Author Pool to Understand the Larger User Market
    • STM Online Services Forecast
      • Introduction
        • Table STM Online Services Forecast, 2016P-2020P ($ in millions)
      • STM Online Content Forecast
      • STM Abstracting & Indexing Forecast
      • STM Elimination Forecast
      • S&T Online Services
        • Table S&T Online Services Forecast, 2016P-2020P ($ in millions)
        • Table Medical Online Services Forecast, 2016P-2020P ($ in millions)
      • Medical Online Services
      • Forecast by Geography
      • Forecast of Leading Publishers
        • Table Leading STM Online Service Competitor Forecast, 2015-2016P ($ in millions)

Abstract

STM Online Services 2016-2020

Scientific & technical (STM) online services loom larger in the professional publishing market than ever before. Books are in decline and journals face upheaval from the impact of open access policies. STM online services represent an exciting market where there is growth and opportunity for development and collaboration. Rely on Simba Information’s STM Online Services 2016-2020 to build your strategy in the critical online STM publishing market for this year and beyond.

STM Online Services 2016-2020 provides an overview and financial outlook for the global STM online services market based on specific research and analysis of the leading competitors’ performance. Company performance is estimated through 2016.

The overall STM publishing market is divided into:

  • Abstracting & Indexing Services (A&I): secondary publishing services almost entirely delivered via electronic databases, but including a dwindling portion from print, CD-ROM or even microfiche.
  • Online Content: stand-alone STM Web sites, electronic databases and online marketplaces that are not based on books, journals or A&I services. Includes standards, patents, training and certification, clinical reference, drug databases, reference management and analytical tools.
Simba provides market sizing for A&I and online services in both the scientific and technical and medical segments. These market slices are forecast to 2020.

STM Online Services 2016-2020 contains separate chapters covering the STM publishing market, key competitors, and trends and forecast that include:

  • Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • A look at the geographic breakdown of online services sales
  • Discussion and analysis of the impact of currency movements
  • A discussion of the market for non-English-language online services
  • Ranking and analysis of the top ten online services competitors
  • Tracking merger and acquisition activity

Key trends in online STM services discussed include:

  • The impact of political and economic uncertainty
  • Consolidation among market leaders
  • Dynamic publishing the next step in technical evolution
  • Social Media increases product engagement
  • Altmetrics go deeper.

Publishing companies covered in this report include:

  • Clarivate Analytics
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • IHS Markit
  • Elsevier
  • American Chemical Society
  • EBSCO
  • Truven Healthcare Analytics
  • ProQuest
  • Hearst Health Network
  • Pearson
Publishers and investment professionals can trust Simba Information's STM Online Services 2016-2020 to provide the inside intelligence needed to evaluate growth potential and understand online services trends affecting the scientific, technical & medical publishing industry, as well as to size up the competition.

STM Online Services 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 the STM publishing industry.

Simba has a knowledge base from more than 20 years worth of perspective on these markets and the rapid changes in technology, the economy, mergers, partnerships and public policy that affect it.

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