Worldwide Open Access (OA) Book Publishing, 2018-2022 – Funder Mandates Give STM OA Books a Lift – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Open
Access Book Publishing 2018-2022”
report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s
offering.

Key Facts & Trends

  • OA Books Reach $37 million, Up 31.7%
  • OA Books Continue to Experiment with Business Models
  • Most OA Publishers Are European SSH Presses
  • The Large STM Commercial Publishers Will Be Slow to Join the Party
  • Funder Mandates Give STM OA Books a Lift
  • Social Sciences & Humanities OA Will Go Down a Separate Path

This report explains the origins of the open access movement, gives a
timeline for its development, but most importantly, it quantifies open
access book publishing as a market segment, using the information it
gathered through primary and secondary research to develop a financial
outlook for open access book publishing with market projections through
2022. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of
the overall market for scholarly and professional publishing.

This report contains separate chapters covering the market,
notable publishers and programs, and issues and forecast that include:

  • 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
  • Market projections to 2020 and more

Publishers and investment professionals can trust Open Access
Book Publishing 2018-2022
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 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 scholarly and professional publishing industry.

Companies Mentioned

  • Amsterdam University Press
  • Australian National University Press (ANU Press)
  • Bloomsbury Academic
  • Bohlau Verlag
  • Bookboon.com
  • Brill
  • De Gruyter
  • Frontiers
  • Gottingen University Press
  • Informa PLC
  • InTechOpen
  • Lever Press
  • MDPI AG
  • Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Presses Universitaires de Rennes (PUR)
  • Punctum Books
  • Springer Nature
  • Transcript Verlag

Topics Covered

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

Open Access Book Market

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Revenue
  • Table Open Access Book Market Revenue, 2013-2017 ($ in millions)
  • What is an OA Book Worth?
  • OA Metrics
  • Table Directory of Open Access Books Metrics, 2013-2017
  • Table OA Books Published by InTechOpen, Springer Nature & Knowledge
    Unlatched, 2013-2017
  • OA Funding & Mandates
  • OA Books by Discipline
  • Book Type
  • OA Books by Geography and Language

Notable Open Access Book Publishers & Programs

  • Introduction
  • Leading Open Access Publishers
  • Social Science and Humanities Presses Dominate the DOAB
  • Table Leading OA Book Publishers Ranked by Number of Titles, 2018
  • Leading OA Book Publishers by Revenue
  • Table Leading OA Book Publishers’ Revenue, 2015-2017 ($ in millions)
  • Notable OA Publisher Profiles

    • Amsterdam University Press (WRR in Dutch)
    • Australian National University Press (ANU Press)
    • Bloomsbury Academic
    • Bohlau Verlag
    • Bookboon.com
    • Brill
    • De Gruyter
    • Frontiers
    • Gottingen University Press
    • Informa PLC
    • InTechOpen
    • Lever Press
    • MDPI AG
    • Oxford University Press (OUP)
    • Presses Universitaires de Rennes (PUR)
    • Punctum Books
    • Springer Nature
    • transcript Verlag
  • Cooperative OA Book Programs and Trials

    • Google Books
    • HathiTrust Digital Library
    • Knowledge Unlatched
    • MUSE Open
    • Table Cooperative OA Book Programs, 2018
    • Project Gutenberg
    • SciELO Books
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in the Open Book Publishing Market

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
    • 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 Open Access Book Market Revenue, 2018P-2022P ($ in millions)
    • Open Access Books Forecast
    • Table Directory of Open Access Book Forecast, 2018P-2022P
    • Assumptions
    • World Economy and Exchange Rates
    • Revenue Forecast of Top 5 OA Book Publishers
    • Table Leading Open Book Publishers Forecast, 2017-2018P ($ in
      millions)

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lk5lsd/worldwide_open?w=4

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