Open Access Journal Publishing - Market Research, Industry Trends, Market Share


Published: 06/21/2018
Pages: 65
Full Study Price: US$ 2,500

Why you need to watch trends in open access journal publishing?

In today’s global market, it’s more important than ever to understand the changing dynamics of scholarly and professional publishing. It is a growing market and will have effects on the quickly growing market of scholarly journal publishing.

What will this report cover?

In addition to exploring the origins, timeline, and trends of open access publishing, this report will quantify the role open access will play in the scholarly publishing subsegment. Key competitiors and issues will be analyzed, and forecasts through 2022 will be provided.

This report is for you if the following topics are of interest:

  • Revenue and market share rankings of 10 leading global publishers
  • The competition among open access megajournals
  • Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Open access, peer review and questions of quality and impact
  • A discussion of the market for non-English-language open access publishing
  • The impact of piracy on the transition to OA
  • Analysis of mergers and acquisitions
  • OA’s impact on “big deal” subscription model

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Table Of Contents

METHODOLOGY
DEFINITION OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL PUBLISHING
SCOPE OF THE REPORT
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
METHODOLOGY FOR PROJECTING/ESTIMATING RESULTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
WHAT IS OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING?
KEY FACTS & TRENDS
Author Processing Fees Account for 2017 Sales of $494 Million
OA Journals Less Than 5% of Journal Sales, but Get All the Buzz
Millions of Open Access Articles Published, Growing More Than 6.5% Per Annum
Springer Nature Remains the Largest OA Journal Publisher
Traditional Publishers Climbing OA Market Share
PLOS Tumbles, Effectively Displaced by Scientific Reports and Nature Communications
Medicine and Life Science Are the Largest OA Journal Market
Open Access Is Global
Open Access Journal Publishing Consolidates
Open Access Remains Controversial
CHAPTER 1: OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL MARKET
INTRODUCTION
KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN OPEN ACCESS
OPEN ACCESS DEFINITIONS AND PUBLISHING MODELS
Open Access Journals
Gold
Green
Hybrid
Megajournals
Article Processing Charges (APCs)
Institutional Memberships
THE OPEN ACCESS ECOSYSTEM
Public Funding Agencies
National Institutes of Health
European Research Council
Research Councils UK
The Wellcome Trust
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
Institutional Mandates
MARKET SIZE
Table 1.1: Open Access Journal Market by Metric, 2015-2017
APC Journal Revenue
Direct Support
Premium Services
Memberships
Offset Agreements
Other Measures of Market Size
OPEN ACCESS BY DISCIPLINE
Medical & Biosciences
Table 1.2: OA Journal Revenue, Share by Academic Discipline, 2017
Scientific & Technical
Social Science and Humanities (SSH)
OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING BY GEOGRAPHY
North America
Table 1.3: OA Journal Revenue, Articles & Uptake by Geography, 2017
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
Table 1.4: OA Article Authorship by Geography, 2017
Language
CHAPTER 2: LEADING OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL PUBLISHERS
INTRODUCTION
LEADING OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL PUBLISHERS
SPRINGER NATURE
Company Overview
Table 2.1: Leading OA Journal Publishers, Market Share, 2017
Recent Company Performance
Table 2.2: Springer Nature OA Article Trends, 2013-2017
Open Access Strategy
Table 2.3: Leading Open Access Journal Publishers’ Revenue1, 2015-2017
RELX
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
JOHN WILEY & SONS
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE (PLOS)
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
MDPI AG
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
HINDAWI
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
FRONTIERS
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
WOLTERS KLUWER
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
INFORMA PLC
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
DE GRUYTER
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS IN THE OA JOURNAL MARKET
Table 2.4: OA Journal Publishing M&A Activity, 2008-2018
CHAPTER 3: TRENDS & FORECAST
INTRODUCTION
TRENDS IN OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING
Springer Nature’s Megajournals Knock PLOS One off its Perch
Black Open Access (Piracy) Dents Green & Gold Open Access
Traditional Publishers Climbing OA Journal Market Share
Librarians Complain Hybrid Journals Are Double Dipping
Big Deals Incorporating Open Access Issues
Institutional Memberships, Important to Some Publishers
Open Access Journals Have Citation Impact
The Number of Gold OA Articles Will Continue to Grow
APCs Will Continue to Rise
OA Mandates Will Be Enforced
Support for Gold OA Works
OA Publishers Continue to Address Peer Review Concerns
More Journals Continue to Convert from Subscription to Open Access
Table 3.1: Open Access Journal Forecast by Metric, 2018-2022
OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING FORECAST
Introduction
World Economy and Exchange Rates
Forecast Leading Publishers
Table 3.2: Leading OA Journal Publishers Forecast, 2017-2018P