Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2021-2025

Published: July 1, 2021 - 99 Pages

Table of Contents

  • Methodology
    • Definition of Scientific & Technical Publishing
      • Journals
      • Books
      • Online Content
      • Abstracting & Indexing Services
      • Other Activities
      • Elimination
    • Scope of the Report
    • Sources of Information
      • Primary and Secondary Research
    • Methodology for Projecting/Estimating Results
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Key Facts & Trends
      • Top Six Hold 46.7% of Scientific & Technical Publishing Market
      • Journals Are the Largest Scientific & Technical Publishing Activity
      • Online Content, Fastest-Growing Segment, Surpasses Books in Total Sales
      • U.S. Holds Off China in R&D Spend in COVID-19 Aftermath
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Exports Fell in 2020
  • Scientific & Technical Publishing Market
    • Introduction
      • Table Economist, IMF and Freedonia Group World GDP Snapshot, 2019-2021
    • Market Size
      • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Market by Publishing Activity, 2018-2020
      • Journals
        • Table New Scientific & Technical Journal Starts 2017-2021 YTD
      • Online Content
      • Books
        • Table AAP StatShot Sales, Education and Scholarly Publishing, 2019-2020
        • Table Scientific & Technical Book Title Output Trend, 2018-2021P
      • Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Services
      • Other Activities
      • Elimination
    • S&T Publishing by Geography
      • Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
      • North America
      • Asia-Pacific
        • Table Currency Exchange Rate Movements for Asia-Pacific 2018-2020
      • Europe
        • Table Currency Exchange Rate Movements for Europe 2018-2020
      • Rest of the World
        • Table Currency Exchange Movements for Rest of World, 2018-2020
      • Currency Impact
  • Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers
    • Introduction
    • Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers
    • Elsevier
      • Company Overview
        • Table Elsevier's Strongest Scientific & Technical Book Publishing Subjects by Title Count, 2020
        • Table Elsevier's Journal Title Count in Chemistry & Physics, 2021
        • Table Elsevier's Journal Title Count in Earth, Space & Environment; Technology & Engineering, 2021
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • IHS Markit
      • Company Overview
        • Table Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers' Revenue1, 2018-2020
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Springer Nature
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Journal Title Count Leaders in Mathematics 2021
        • Table Highest Impact Journal in Key Science & Technology Subject 2020
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Clarivate Analytics
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • John Wiley & Sons
      • Company Overview
        • Table Highest Impact Journals in Computer Science 2020
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • American Chemical Society
      • Company Overview
        • Table Highest Impact Journals in Chemistry 2020
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific and Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Informa
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific and Technical Publishing Strategy
    • EBSCO
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Pearson
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Other Scientific & Technical Publishing Players
      • MDPI
        • Table New Scientific & Technical Journal Starts 2020 by Competitor
        • Table Underlying Growth Leaders 2019 vs. 2020
      • Frontiers Media
      • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    • Mergers & Acquisitions in the S&T Publishing Market
      • Table Key S&T Publishing, M&A Activity, 2019
      • Table Key S&T Publishing M&A Activity, 2020
      • Table Key S&T Publishing, M&A Activity, 2021
  • Trends & Forecast
    • Introduction
    • Current Trends in S&T Publishing
      • Academic Library Trends
      • Renew, Transform, Cancel: Libraries Are Choosing Their Big Deal Options Very Carefully
        • Table Journal Big Deal Cancelations, 2020-2021
        • Table Institutions Exchange Big Deals for A La Carte Purchasing, 2020-2021
      • Transformative Agreements
        • Table Largest Transformative Agreements by Number of Publications Covered
      • Average Journal Prices Increase Every Year
        • Table Journal Price Increase History for Key S&T Libraries 2017-2020
      • U.S. Holds Off China in R&D Spend in COVID-19 Aftermath
        • Table Research & Development Spending by Country 2017-2020
        • Table Research & Development Spending Forecast by Country, 2021-2025
      • Research Funders and Their Link to Publishing Activity
        • Table Leading Research Funders' Top Publisher by Articles Funded, 2019-2020
        • Table National Natural Science Foundation of China, Leading Publishers and Journals 2020
        • Table National Institutes of Health, Leading Publishers and Journals 2020
        • Table European Commission, Leading Publishers and Journals 2020
        • Table Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Leading Publishers and Journals 2020
        • Table National Research Foundation of Korea, Leading Publishers and Journals 2020
        • Table Japan Society for Promotion of Science, Leading Publishers and Journals 2020
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Export Trends
        • Table Top Countries Importing Technical, Scientific & Professional Books from U.S. 2020
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Import Trends
        • Table Top Countries Exporting Technical, Scientific & Professional Books to U.S. 2020
    • Market Forecast
      • Introduction
        • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Forecast by Publishing Activity, 2021P-2025P
      • Journals Forecast
        • Table Projected 2021 Journals Price Increases by Priced/Billed Currency
      • Online Content Forecast
      • Books Forecast
        • Table AAP Q1 2021 StatShot Sales Data, Higher Ed, Professional
      • Abstracting & Indexing Forecast
      • Other Activities Forecast
      • Elimination Forecast
      • Early Book Export Picture Reflects Growth
        • Table U.S. Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Exports, January -April 2021
      • Forecast Leading Publishers
        • Table Leading S&T Publishers Forecast, 2020-2021P

Abstract

Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2021-2025

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The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and evolving business models make it imperative to have precise market intelligence from analysts who understand the dynamics of STM publishing. Rely on Simba’s Global Scientific & Technical Publishing2021-2025 to build your growth plan for this year and beyond.

Scientific and technical (S&T) publishing is a $10.5 billion industry whose market leaders enjoy double-digit profit margins. The foundation of the business is the scholarly journal, which is examined in depth in this report as one of five content delivery channels along with: books, online content, abstracting and indexing and other activities.

Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2021-2025 contains separate chapters covering the market, key competitors, and trends and forecast that include:
  • Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Revenue and market share rankings of 10 leading global publishers
  • Geographic market sizing for the four major regional markets: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • Simba’s exclusive market projections to 2025 by publishing activity.
  • Leading Publisher forecast for 2021.
Whether your focus is books, journals or online content, you can trust Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2021-2025 to provide the inside intelligence you need to evaluate growth potential, understand trends affecting the industry, and size up the competition in the dynamic markets for STM content worldwide. In addition, new features have been added including:
  • The number of new peer reviewed journals launched by year 2017 to present in key scientific & technical subjects: Technology & Engineering, Biological Science & Agriculture, Earth, Space & Environmental Science, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
  • The number of new scholarly and professional books published per year 2018-2020 for all professional and scholarly titles, technology and engineering, science general and computers.
  • Underling growth leaders in scientific and technical publishing.
  • Analysis of competitor books and journal title counts showing the leading subject areas for individual publishers.
  • Analysis of three years of merger and acquisition activity.
  • A round up of consortia and university library big deal cancelations, a la carte replacements and transformative agreements.
  • Journal price increase forecast.
  • Growth in article’s funded for 22 largest science funders worldwide and analysis of the leading publishers by funding body.
  • Research and development spending trend and forecast for the top 15 countries.
  • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Import/Export Trends 2017-2021.
Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2021-2025 is an essential tool for publishing executives, M&A advisors, market analysts, and industry consultants who need to understand the business strategies driving the scientific and technical publishing industry.

Simba’s professional publishing market figures are global in scope. It’s a global market and the competition does not conform to lines on a map. This report, and the others in the series, is produced to help executives make decisions in this environment.

Simba has a knowledge base from more than 25 years worth of perspective on these markets. This is not a static industry. It’s one that’s affected by rapid changes in technology, the economy, mergers, partnerships and public policy and library budgets. Simba’s experienced analysts and their rigorous coverage is the bedrock for these reports.


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