Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022

Published: August 29, 2018 - 60 Pages

Table of Contents

  • Methodology
    • Definition of Open Access Book Publishing
    • Scope of the Report
    • Sources of Information
    • Methodology for Projecting/Estimating Results
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • What is Open Access Publishing?
    • Key Facts & Trends
      • OA Books Reach $37 million, Up 31.7%
      • OA Books Continue to Experiment with Business Models
      • Most OA Publishers Are European SSH Presses
      • The Large STM Commercial Publishers Will Be Slow Join the Party
      • Funder Mandates Give STM OA Books a Lift
      • Social Sciences & Humanities OA Will Go Down a Separate Path
  • Open Access Book Market
    • Introduction
    • Market Size
      • Revenue
        • Table Open Access Book Market Revenue, 2013-2017 ($ in millions)
      • What is an OA Book Worth?
      • OA Metrics
        • Table Directory of Open Access Books Metrics, 2013-2017
        • Table OA Books Published by InTechOpen, Springer Nature & Knowledge Unlatched, 2013-2017
      • OA Funding & Mandates
      • OA Books by Discipline
      • Book Type
      • OA Books by Geography and Language
  • Notable Open Access Book Publishers & Programs
    • Introduction
    • Leading Open Access Publishers
    • Social Science and Humanities Presses Dominate the DOAB
      • Table Leading OA Book Publishers Ranked by Number of Titles, 2018
    • Leading OA Book Publishers by Revenue
      • Table Leading OA Book Publishers' Revenue, 2015-2017 ($ in millions)
    • Notable OA Publisher Profiles
      • Amsterdam University Press (WRR in Dutch)
      • Australian National University Press (ANU Press)
      • Bloomsbury Academic
      • Bohlau Verlag
      • Brill
      • De Gruyter
      • Frontiers
      • Gottingen University Press
      • Informa PLC
      • InTechOpen
      • Lever Press
      • MDPI AG
      • Oxford University Press (OUP)
      • Presses Universitaires de Rennes (PUR)
      • Punctum Books
      • Springer Nature
      • transcript Verlag
    • Cooperative OA Book Programs and Trials
      • Google Books
      • HathiTrust Digital Library
      • Knowledge Unlatched
      • MUSE Open
        • Table Cooperative OA Book Programs, 2018
      • Project Gutenberg
      • SciELO Books
    • Mergers & Acquisitions in the Open Book Publishing Market
  • Open Access Book Trends & Forecast
    • Introduction
    • Current Trends in Open Access Book Publishing
      • Viability of Open Access Books Remains Uncertain
      • Social Science & Humanities Books Will Largely Go Down a Separate Path
      • Springer Nature Will Play a Large Role in OA Books
      • Mandates Spread to Books
      • Open Access Is Not Done Evolving
      • Print Book Sales Are Falling, Only Part Replaced by E-Books
      • OA Books Bring Gains, But Also Complications like Double Dipping
      • OA Books Build on a Culture of Cooperation
      • Emerging Markets Fertile Ground for OA Books
      • Monographs and Conference Proceedings Are Up for Grabs
    • Open Access Book Publishing Market Forecast
      • Introduction
        • Table Open Access Book Market Revenue, 2018P-2022P ($ in millions)
      • Open Access Books Forecast
        • Table Directory of Open Access Book Forecast, 2018P-2022P
      • Assumptions
      • World Economy and Exchange Rates
      • Revenue Forecast of Top 5 OA Book Publishers
        • Table Leading Open Book Publishers Forecast, 2017-2018P ($ in millions)


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Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022

In today’s global market, it’s more important than ever to understand the evolution of academic publishing. Rely on Simba Information’s Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022 to build your strategy in this emerging market for this year and beyond.

This report explains the origins of the open access movement, gives a timeline for its development, but most importantly, Simba Information quantifies open access book publishing as a market segment. Simba used the information it gathered through primary and secondary research to develop a financial outlook for open access book publishing with market projections through 2022. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market for scholarly and professional publishing.

Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022 contains separate chapters covering the market, notable publishers and programs, and issues and forecast that include:
  • Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Title growth metrics
  • Open access book publishing by discipline
  • A look at key geographic markets that are pushing the development of open access books
  • Simba’s exclusive market projections to 2020 and more.
Publishers and investment professionals can trust Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022 to provide the inside intelligence needed to evaluate growth potential, understand trends affecting the industry, and size up the competition.

Examples of some of the issues discussed include:
  • The continued evolution of open access
  • The impact of open access in social science and humanities vs. scientific, technical and medical
  • Prevailing business models and experiments
  • Open access mandates spread to books
  • Opportunity for monographs and conference proceedings
  • Emerging markets fertile ground for open access.
Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022 is an essential tool for publishing executives, M&A advisors, market analysts, and industry consultants who need to understand the business strategies driving the scholarly and professional 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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