Digital books have been a standard feature of the consumer book market for quite some time – and their popularity has crossed over to the scholarly and professional publishing fields. Electronic books represent a true growth segment of the professional and scholarly market. And it’s no surprise – E-books allow publishers to be creative, expanding access as well as changing learning behavior and academic research. For users, the content is accessible 24/7, anywhere, and portable. Books need never go out of print, and new editions can be easily created.
Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 provides an overview and financial outlook for the global scholarly and professional e-book publishing markets based on specific research and analysis of the leading competitors’ performance, projected through 2015. The overall market is divided into law, science and technology, medical, social science and humanities and business publishing. Market categories are projected through 2019.
Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 covers the market, key competitors, and trends and forecast. The report offers:
- Simba’s exclusive analysis of market size and structure
- Revenue and market share rankings of 10 leading global publishers
- Profiles of the five leading e-book aggregators
- Geographic market sizing for the four major regional markets: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
- Simba’s exclusive market projections to 2019 by subject area and more.
Whether your focus is law, business, STM or social sciences and humanities, you can trust Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 to provide the inside intelligence you need to evaluate growth potential, understand trends affecting the industry, and size up the competition worldwide.
Some of the trends covered include:
- Key differences between scholarly-professional e-books and trade e-books
- Cooperation among publishers and between publishers and aggregators
- Mobile and tablet usage changing research habits
- The “journalization” of books
- The “long tail” and rebirth of the monograph
- Patron-driven and demand-driven acquisition
- Digital Rights Management, copyright and pricing models.
This is a global market – it doesn’t respect country boundaries - and our market figures are global in scope. If you’re competing in one or all of these segments, you need the world-wide picture. This report, and the others in the series, is produced to help executives make decisions in this environment.
Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019 is an essential tool for publishing executives, M&A advisors, market analysts, and industry consultants who need to understand the business strategies driving the explosion in scholarly-professional e-book publishing.
Chapter 1: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Market Introduction Market Size Legal Publishing Scientific & Technical Publishing Medical Publishing Business Publishing Social Science & Humanities Publishing Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing Worldview By Geography Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs Currency North America Europe Asia-Pacific Rest of World
Table 1.1: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing by Market, 2012-2014 Table 1.2: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing, Share by Market, 2014 Table 1.3: Exchange Rate Changes, 2012-2014 Table 1.4: Global Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing, Geographic Share, 2014
Chapter 2: Leading E-Book Publishers & Aggregators Introduction Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers Reed Elsevier Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Thomson Reuters Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Springer Science+Business Media Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Wolters Kluwer Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy John Wiley & Sons Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Informa Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy McGraw-Hill Education Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Pearson Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Oxford University Press Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy SAGE Publishers Inc. Company Overview Recent Company Performance E-Book Publishing Strategy Other Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Aggregators & Vendors EBSCO Publishing Company OverviewE-Book Strategy ProQuest Company Overview E-Book StrategyIngram Content Group (OASIS, Vital Source and MyiLibrary) Company Overview E-Book StrategySafari Books Online Company Overview E-Book Strategy Books24x7 (SkillSoft) Company Overview E-Book Strategy Mergers & Acquisitions In The Professional E-Book Publishing Market
Table 2.1: Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers, 2012-2014 Table 2.2: Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Aggregators Table 2.3: Key Professional E-Book Publishing M&A Activity, 2006-2015
Chapter 3: Trends & Forecast Introduction Current Trends in E-Book Publishing E-Books Have Become “Journalized”Print Book Sales Are Falling, Only Partly Replaced By Digital E-Book Publishers Enjoy Higher Levels Of Cooperation Than Journals Partners In E-Books Continue To Compete In Other Sectors Mobility Has Brought E-Books Into New Settings The Long Tail & Rebirth Of The Monograph Patron-Driven Acquisitions (PDA) Or Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA) Digital Rights Management, Copyright & Pricing Models The Distinction Between E-Books & Online Services Is Becoming Less Clear Prospects For Open Access Books Remains Uncertain Global E-Book Publishing Forecast Introduction Law Forecast Scientific & Technical Forecast Medical Forecast Business Forecast Social Science & Humanities Forecast Forecast by Geography Forecast of Leading Publishers
Table 3.1: Scholarly & Professional E-Books & Print Books, 2012-2014 Table 3.2: Scholarly & Professional E-Books & Print Books, 2015P-2019P Table 3.3: Global Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishing Forecast by Market, 2015P-2019P Table 3.4: Leading Scholarly-Professional E-Book Publishers, 2014-2015P