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
  • 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 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 OA Journal Revenue, Share by Academic Discipline, 2017
      • Scientific & Technical
      • Social Science and Humanities (SSH)
    • Open Access Publishing by Geography
      • North America
        • Table OA Journal Revenue, Articles & Uptake by Geography, 2017
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
      • Rest of the World
        • Table OA Article Authorship by Geography, 2017
      • Language
  • Leading Open Access Journal Publishers
    • Introduction
    • Leading Open Access Journal Publishers
    • Springer Nature
      • Company Overview
        • Table Leading OA Journal Publishers, Market Share, 2017
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Springer Nature OA Article Trends, 2013-2017
      • Open Access Strategy
        • Table 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 OA Journal Publishing M&A Activity, 2008-2018
  • 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 Open Access Journal Forecast by Metric, 2018-2022
    • Open Access Publishing Forecast
      • Introduction
      • World Economy and Exchange Rates
      • Forecast Leading Publishers
        • Table Leading OA Journal Publishers Forecast, 2017-2018P