Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2018-2022

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  • Report
  • SIMBA Information
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Informa PLC
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Springer Nature
  • MORE

Electronic books are one of the fastest growing segments of scholarly and professional publishing. E-books offer creative possibilities for expanding access as well as changing learning behavior and academic research. Content can always be accessible, regardless of time or place, to be read on PCs or on portable book readers. Books need never go out of print, and new editions can be easily created.

Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2018-2022 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. Company performance is projected through 2018. The overall market is divided into law, science and technology, medical, social science and humanities and business publishing. Market categories are projected through 2022.

Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2018-2022 contains separate chapters covering the market, key competitors, and trends and forecast that include:

  • The publisher'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 2018-2022 to provide the inside intelligence you need to evaluate growth potential, understand trends affecting the industry, and size up the competition worldwide. Examples of 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 has brought e-books into new settings
  • 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.

Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2018-2022 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.

The publisher's e-book market figures are global in scope. It’s a global market. If you’re competing in one or all of these segments, 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.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Informa PLC
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Springer Nature
  • MORE

Methodology

Definition of Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing

Scientific and Technical

  • Medical Publishing
  • Legal Publishing
  • Business Publishing
  • Social Science and Humanities
  • Scope of the Report
  • Sources of Information
  • Methodology for Projecting/Estimating Results

Executive Summary

Introduction

Key Facts & Trends

  • E-books Grew 5.6% in 2017, Stymied by Larger Decline in Print Book Sales
  • As Print Shrinks, the Book Ecosystem Shifts to Digital
  • RELX Is the Largest E-Book Publisher by Sales
  • Springer Nature Has the Most Scholarly and Professional E-Book Titles
  • Growth of the Market Leaders Lags Market as a Whole
  • Scientific and Technical Is the Largest Professional E-Book Market
  • North America Dominates With 52% of Global Professional E-Book Market
  • Cooperation Is Needed Even for the Largest Publishers
  • The Digital Landscape Opens New Legal Questions and New Business Models

Professional E-Book Market

Introduction

Market Size

  • Table Professional E-Book Publishing by Market, 2015-2017 ($ in millions)
  • Scientific and Technical
  • Table Professional E-Book Publishing, Share by Market, 2017
  • Medical Publishing
  • Legal Publishing
  • Business Publishing
  • Social Science and Humanities
  • Professional E-Book Publishing by Geography
  • Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
  • Currency
  • Table Global Currency Movements, 2015-2017
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Table Professional E-Book Publishing by Geographic Share, 2017
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the World

Leading E-Book Publishers and Aggregators

Introduction

Leading E-Book Publishers

RELX

  • Company Overview
  • Table Leading Professional E-Book Publishers, Market Share, 2017
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Table Leading E-Book Publishers' Revenue1, 2015-2017 ($ in millions)
  • Springer Nature
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Informa PLC
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Strategy
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Pearson
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Thieme Medical Publishers
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Oxford University Press
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • E-Book Publishing Strategy
  • Leading E-Book Aggregators & Vendors
  • Table Leading E-Book Aggregators, 2018
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in Professional E-Book Publishing Market
  • Table Key Professional E-Book Publishing, M&A Activity, 2015
  • Table Key Professional E-Book Publishing, M&A Activity, 2016-2018

Trends & Forecast

Introduction

Current Trends in E-Book Publishing

  • World Economy Seems Finally to Have Recovered from 2008 Crisis
  • E-Books Have Become "Journalized," Learned Lessons, Business Models from E-Journals
  • Print Book Sales Are Falling, Only Partly Replaced by E-Books and Digital Collections
  • Table Professional E-books and Print Books, 2016-2018P ($ in millions)
  • Largest Players Lag Market Growth as a Whole
  • E-Book Publishers Cooperate
  • Libraries, Printers and Wholesalers Also Shifting Digital
  • Digitization Opens New Markets, Especially Among Backlist Titles
  • E-Books Provide Ecosystem Opportunities
  • Mobility Has Brought E-Books into New Settings
  • E-Book Online Piracy a Growing Threat
  • Open Access Books Finding a Niche
  • Table Leading OA E-Book Publishers Ranked by Number of Titles, 2018

Professional E-Book Publishing Market Forecast

  • Introduction
  • Scientific and Technical Forecast
  • Table Professional E-Book Publishing by Market, 2018-2022 ($ in millions)
  • Medical Forecast
  • Law Forecast
  • Business Forecast
  • Social Science and Humanities Forecast
  • Forecast by Geography
  • Forecast Leading Publishers
  • Table Leading E-Book Publishers Forecast, 2017-2018P ($ in millions)
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  • Informa PLC
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Oxford University Press
  • Pearson
  • Springer Nature
  • Thieme Medical Publishers
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Wolters Kluwer
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