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Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024

  • ID: 5214997
  • Report
  • December 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 65 Pages
  • SIMBA Information
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Bookboon.com
  • Coimbra University Press
  • Frontiers
  • IntechOpen
  • Knowledge Unlatched
  • Peter Lang International
  • MORE

In today’s global market, it’s more important than ever to understand the evolution of academic publishing. Rely on the Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024 to build your strategy in this emerging market for this year and beyond.

This report explains the origins of the open access movement, gives a timeline for its development, but most importantly, Simba Information quantifies open access book publishing as a market segment. Simba used the information it gathered through primary and secondary research to develop a financial outlook for open access book publishing with market projections through 2024. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market for scholarly and professional publishing.

Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024 contains separate chapters covering the market, notable publishers and programs, and issues and forecast that include:

  • Exclusive analysis of market size and structure
  • Title growth metrics
  • Open access book publishing by discipline
  • A look at key geographic markets that are pushing the development of open access books
  • Exclusive market projections to 2024 and more.

Publishers and investment professionals can trust Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024 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 continued evolution of open access
  • The impact of open access in social science and humanities vs. scientific, technical and medical
  • Prevailing business models and experiments
  • Open access mandates spread to books
  • Opportunity for monographs and conference proceedings
  • Emerging markets fertile ground for open access.

Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024 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.

Simba has a knowledge base from more than 20 years worth of perspective on these markets and the rapid changes in technology, the economy, mergers, partnerships and public policy that affect it.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Bookboon.com
  • Coimbra University Press
  • Frontiers
  • IntechOpen
  • Knowledge Unlatched
  • Peter Lang International
  • MORE

METHODOLOGY

  • DEFINITION OF OPEN ACCESS BOOK PUBLISHING
  • SCOPE OF THE REPORT
  • SOURCES OF INFORMATION
  • METHODOLOGY FOR PROJECTING/ESTIMATING RESULTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • INTRODUCTION
  • WHAT IS OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING?
  • KEY FACTS & TRENDS
  • OA Books Decline for First Time to $45 million in 2019
  • OA Books Continue to Experiment with Business Models
  • Most OA Publishers Are European SSH Presses
  • The Large STM Commercial Publishers Will Be Slow Join the Party
  • Funder Mandates Give STM OA Books a Lift
  • Social Sciences & Humanities OA Will Go Down a Separate Path

CHAPTER 1: OPEN ACCESS BOOK MARKET

  • INTRODUCTION
  • MARKET SIZE
  • Revenue
  • Table 1.1: Open Access Book Market Revenue, 2015-2019
  • What is an OA Book Worth?
  • Table 1.2: Mean BPC Charges for Select Open Access Publishers, 2017-2020
  • OA Metrics
  • Table 1.3: Directory of Open Access Books Metrics, 2015-2019
  • Figure 1.4: Leading Open Access Book Publishers’ Title Growth, 2015-2019
  • Figure 1.5: Leading Open Access Publishers’ Growth in Titles Added to DOAB, 2017-2020
  • OA Funding & Mandates
  • OA Books by Discipline
  • Figure 1.6: Open Access Book Titles by Discipline, YTD 2020
  • Book Type
  • OA Books by Geography and Language
  • Figure 1.7: Open Access Books by Language, YTD 2020

CHAPTER 2: NOTABLE OPEN ACCESS BOOK PUBLISHERS & PROGRAMS

  • INTRODUCTION
  • LEADING OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHERS
  • Figure 2.1: Leading Open Access Book Publishers, By Total Title Count, 2020 YTD
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES PRESSES DOMINATE THE DOAB
  • Table 2.2: Leading OA Book Publishers Ranked by Number of Titles, 2020
  • Table 2.2 (Continued): Leading OA Book Publishers Ranked by Number of Titles, 2020
  • Table 2.2 (Continued): Leading OA Book Publishers Ranked by Number of Titles, 2020
  • LEADING OA BOOK PUBLISHERS BY REVENUE
  • Table 2.3: Leading OA Book Publishers’ Revenue, 2017-2019
  • NOTABLE OA PUBLISHER PROFILES
  • Table 2.4 Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB in 2019
  • IntechOpen
  • De Gruyter
  • Table 2.5: Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB in 2018
  • Frontiers
  • Bookboon.com
  • MDPI
  • KIT Scientific Publishing
  • Peter Lang International
  • Springer Nature
  • Table 2.6: Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB YTD 2020
  • Presses universitaires de Rennes (PUR)
  • Table 2.7: Publishers Ranked by Titles Added to DOAB in 2017
  • Taylor & Francis
  • transcript Verlag
  • Australian National University Press (ANU Press)
  • Coimbra University Press
  • Brill
  • Amsterdam University Press (WRR in Dutch)
  • COOPERATIVE OA BOOK PROGRAMS AND TRIALS
  • Google Books
  • HathiTrust Digital Library
  • Knowledge Unlatched
  • MUSE Open
  • Table 2.8: Cooperative OA Book Programs, 2018
  • Project Gutenberg
  • SciELO Books

CHAPTER 3: OPEN ACCESS BOOK TRENDS & FORECAST

  • INTRODUCTION
  • CURRENT TRENDS IN OPEN ACCESS BOOK PUBLISHING
  • Viability of Open Access Books Remains Uncertain
  • Social Science & Humanities Books Will Largely Go Down a Separate Path
  • Springer Nature Will Play a Large Role in OA Books
  • Mandates Spread to Books
  • Open Access Is Not Done Evolving
  • Print Book Sales Are Falling, Only Part Replaced by E-Books
  • Figure 3.1: Scholarly Professional Print Book, Closed Access E-Book & OA Book Revenue, 2017-2019
  • Figure 3.2: Scholarly Professional Print Book, Closed Access E-Book, OA Book Growth, 2014-2019
  • OA Books Bring Gains, But Also Complications like Double Dipping
  • OA Books Build on a Culture of Cooperation
  • Emerging Markets Fertile Ground for OA Books
  • Monographs and Conference Proceedings Are Up for Grabs
  • OPEN ACCESS BOOK PUBLISHING MARKET FORECAST
  • Introduction
  • Table 3.3: Open Access Book Market Revenue, 2020P-2024P
  • Open Access Books Forecast
  • Table 3.4: Directory of Open Access Book Forecast, 2020P-2024P
  • Assumptions
  • Forecasters Optimistic Global Economy Will Recover in 2021
  • Table 3.5: World GDP Projected Growth by Region, 2020-2024
  • Revenue Forecast of Top 5 OA Book Publishers
  • Table 3.6: Leading Open Book Publishers Forecast, 2019-2020P
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  • Amsterdam University Press (WRR in Dutch)
  • Australian National University Press (ANU Press)
  • Bookboon.com
  • Brill
  • Coimbra University Press
  • De Gruyter
  • Frontiers
  • Google
  • HathiTrust Digital Library
  • IntechOpen
  • KIT Scientific Publishing
  • Knowledge Unlatched
  • MDPI
  • Peter Lang International
  • Presses universitaires de Rennes (PUR)
  • Project Gutenberg
  • SciELO Books
  • Springer Nature
  • Taylor & Francis
  • transcript Verlag
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