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Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2017-2021

Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2017-2021

This report provides an overview and financial outlook for the global scientific and technical (S&T) publishing market based on specific research and analysis of the leading competitors’ performance. Simba has used the information it gathered through primary and secondary research to estimate company, market and individual delivery channel performance in 2016. Company performance is estimated through 2017. Market performance is projected through 2021. This research was conducted in conjunction with a larger study of the overall market for professional publishing, including legal and business publishing, the results of which are available in the associated reports STM Online Services 2016-2020, Open Access Book Publishing 2016-2020, Open Access Journal Publishing 2016-2020, Global Social Science & Humanities Publishing 2016-2020, Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2015-2019, Global Medical Publishing 2017-2021 and Global Legal Publishing 2015-2019.


  • Methodology
    • Definition of Scientific & Technical Publishing
    • Journals
    • Books
    • Online Content
    • Abstracting & Indexing Services
    • Other Activities
    • Elimination
    • Scope of the Report
    • Sources of Information
      • Primary and Secondary Research
      • Methodology for Projecting/Estimating Results
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Key Facts & Trends
      • Top Six Hold 45% of Scientific & Technical Publishing Market, Remain Highly Profitable
      • Political and Economic Uncertainty Are Sky High
      • Journals Are the Largest Scientific & Technical Publishing Activity
      • As E-Books Grow Print Book Sales Falling Fast
      • Online Content Is the Fastest-Growing Segment of the Flat S&T Market
      • Abstracting & Indexing Platforms, Not Stand-Alone Products, Have Become the Focus
      • Thomson Reuters Exits Sector, Sells Web of Science and Patent Businesses
      • M&A Activity Focus on Reference Management Tools and Analytics
  • Scientific & Technical Publishing Market
    • Introduction
    • Market Size
      • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Activity Share, 2016
      • Journals
      • Books
        • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Market by Publishing Activity, 2014-2016
      • Online Content
      • Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Services
      • Other Activities
      • Elimination
    • S&T Publishing by Geography
      • Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
      • Currency
        • Table Global Currency Movements, 2014-2016
      • U.S./North America
      • Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
      • Rest of the World
        • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing by Regional Geography, 2016
  • Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers
    • Introduction
    • Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers
    • RELX - Elsevier
      • Company Overview
        • Table Leading S&T Publisher Market Share, 2016
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Springer Nature
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
        • Table Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers' Revenue1, 2014-2016
    • Clarivate Analytics
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • John Wiley & Sons
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • IHS Markit
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • American Chemical Society
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific and Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Informa
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific and Technical Publishing Strategy
    • ProQuest
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Pearson
    • Company Overview
    • Recent Company Performance
    • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • EBSCO
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Mergers & Acquisitions in the S&T Publishing Market
      • Table Key S&T Publishing, M&A Activity, 2015
      • Table Key S&T Publishing M&A Activity, 2016
      • Table Key S&T Publishing, M&A Activity, 2017
  • Trends & Forecast
    • Introduction
    • Current Trends in S&T Publishing
      • A Highly Profitable, But Flat, Increasingly Regulated Market
      • Open Access Continues to Gain Acceptance
      • Journal Big Deal Will Remain the Industry Standard
      • Political and Economic Uncertainty Are at an All-Time High
      • The Industry Continues to Consolidate Even as Thomson Reuters Completes Exit
      • Globalization Changes the Face of S&T Publishing
      • Big Data, Open Data and Mobility Are Making Deep Learning a Reality
      • Altmetrics and Reference Tools Are Hot
    • Market Forecast
      • Introduction
      • Journals Forecast
        • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Forecast by Category, 2017P-2021P
      • Books Forecast
      • Online Content Forecast
      • Abstracting & Indexing Forecast
      • Other Activities Forecast
      • Elimination Forecast
      • Forecast by Geography
      • Forecast Leading Publishers
        • Table Leading S&T Publishers Forecast, 2016-2017P

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