Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024

Published: December 3, 2020 - 65 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 Decline for First Time to $45 million in 2019
      • 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, 2015-2019
      • What is an OA Book Worth?
        • Table Mean BPC Charges for Select Open Access Publishers, 2017-2020
      • OA Metrics
        • Table Directory of Open Access Books Metrics, 2015-2019
      • 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, 2020
    • Leading OA Book Publishers by Revenue
      • Table Leading OA Book Publishers' Revenue1, 2017-2019
    • Notable OA Publisher Profiles
      • Table Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB in 2019
      • IntechOpen
      • De Gruyter
        • Table Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB in 2018
      • Frontiers
      • MDPI
      • KIT Scientific Publishing
      • Peter Lang International
      • Springer Nature
        • Table Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB YTD 2020
      • Presses universitaires de Rennes (PUR)
        • Table Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB in 2017
      • Taylor & Francis
      • transcript Verlag
      • Australian National University Press (ANU Press)
      • Coimbra University Press
      • Brill
      • Amsterdam University Press (WRR in Dutch)
    • 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
  • 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, 2020P-2024P
      • Open Access Books Forecast
        • Table Directory of Open Access Book Forecast, 2020P-2024P
      • Assumptions
      • Forecasters Optimistic Global Economy Will Recover in 2021
        • Table World GDP Projected Growth by Region, 2020-2024
      • Revenue Forecast of Top 5 OA Book Publishers
        • Table Leading Open Book Publishers Forecast, 2019-2020P


Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024

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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 2020-2024 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 2024. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market for scholarly and professional publishing.

Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024 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 2024 and more.
Publishers and investment professionals can trust Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024 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 2020-2024 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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