Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020

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  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 62 Pages
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In today’s global market, it’s more important than ever to understand the changing dynamics of academic publishing. Rely on Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 to build your growth plan for this year and beyond.

This report explains the origins of the open access movement, gives a timeline for its development, but most importantly, the research quantifies open access’ position as a fast growing subsegment of scholarly journal publishing. The report uses the information gathered through primary and secondary research to develop a financial outlook for open access journal publishing including leading competitors’ performance through 2015 and market projections through 2020. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market for scholarly and professional publishing.

Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 contains separate chapters covering the market, key competitors, and issues and forecast that include:

  • Exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Revenue and market share rankings of 10 leading global publishers
  • Title and article growth metrics
  • A profile of the top ten open access repositories
  • A breakdown open access publishing in key geographic regions: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World
  • A discussion of the market for non-English-language open access publishing
  • Analysis of mergers and acquisitions
  • Exclusive market projections to 2020 and more

Publishers and investment professionals can trust Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 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 future of open access megajournals
  • The impact of open access in social science and humanities
  • Examination of green, gold and hybrid models
  • Open access, peer review and questions of credibility
  • The impact on smaller publishers
  • Long-term implications for costs across the OA ecosystem

Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020 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.

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Methodology

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Open Access Publishing Market
Introduction
Origins of a Movement
Timeline
Open Access Definitions & Publishing Models
Open Access Journals
Gold
Green
Hybrid
Megajournals
Article Processing Charges
Other Sources of Support for OA Articles
The Open Access Ecosystem
Public Funding Agencies
National Institutes of Health
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
European Research Council
Research Councils UK
The Wellcome Trust
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Institutional Mandates
Market Size
APC Journals Revenue
Other Journals OA Revenue
Other Measures of Market Size
Open Access by Discipline
Medical
Scientific & Technical
Social Science & Humanities
Open Access by Geography
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Rest of World
Language
Table 1.1: Timeline of Open Access Publishing, 2000-2004
Table 1.2: Timeline of Open Access Publishing, 2005-2012
Table 1.3: Timeline of Open Access Publishing, 2013-2016
Table 1.4: Open Access Publishing Market, Various Metrics, 2013-2015

Chapter 2: Leading Open Access Journal Publishers & Repositories _ 21
Introduction
Leading Open Access Publishers
Springer Nature
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Publishing Strategy
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
Competitor Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
John Wiley & Sons
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Hindawi
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
REXL Group/Elsevier
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Holtzbrinck (including Frontiers)
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
MDPI AG
Competitor Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Wolters Kluwer (including Medknow)
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Informa Cogent
Company Overview
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Oxford University Press
Competitor Overview
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
Recent Company Performance
Open Access Strategy
Others in the Hunt
Open Access Repositories (Green Archives) & Other Platforms
Academia.edu
arXiv
Chinese Academy of Sciences
CiteSeerX
Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard
PubMed Central
Redalyc
ResearchGate
SciELO
SSRN (Social Sciences Research Network)
Mergers & Acquisitions in Open Access Publishing Market
Table 2.1: Leading Open Access Publishers Share, 2015
Table 2.2: Leading Open Access Publishers, 2013-2015
Table 2.3: Notable Open Access Repositories
Table 2.4: Notable Open Access Publishing M&A Activity
2008 – 2016

Chapter 3: Issues Facing Open Access Journal Publishing & Forecast
Introduction
Issues Facing Open Access Publishing
Open Access Business Practices Continue to Evolve
APC Pricing Is an Issue for Editorial Boards
The Librarian Complaint Is Double Dipping
Despite Objections, APCs Will Continue to Rise
Leading OA Publishers Branded as Predatory
Every OA Publisher Has Faced a Credibility Problem
Peer Review Is a Particular Target for Criticism
Some Publishers Work Towards Greater Transparency
Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020
Going OA Is Not a Magic Bullet
Major Publishers Have the Potential of Transforming OA Publishing
More Journals Are Being Converted from Subscription to Open Access
Has Megajournals Growth Stalled?
Open Access Publishing Forecast
Introduction
World Economy & Exchange Rates
Open Access Will Capture a Significant Share of Emerging Market Research
Authors Will Better Understand the Good & Bad of OA Journals
Mandates Will Increase & They Will Work
OA Articles Published Per Year Will Continue to Grow
The Humanities & Social Sciences Will Be Accommodated
APCs Will Continue to Rise
Forecast of Leading Publishers
Table 3.1: Open Access Market Forecast, Various Metrics, 2016P-2020P
Table 3.2: Leading Open Access Publishers, 2015-2016P
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  • Academia.edu
  • arXiv
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • CiteSeerX
  • Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard
  • Hindawi
  • Holtzbrinck (including Frontiers)
  • Informa Cogent
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • MDPI AG
  • Oxford University Press
  • PubMed Central
  • Public Library of Science (PLOS)
  • REXL Group/Elsevier
  • Redalyc
  • ResearchGate
  • SciELO
  • Springer Nature
  • Wolters Kluwer (including Medknow)
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