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Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2019-2023

Global Scientific & Technical Publishing 2019-2023

This report provides an overview and financial outlook for the global scientific and technical 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 2018. Company performance is estimated through 2019. Market performance is projected through 2023. 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:

  • Scholarly & Professional E-Book Publishing 2018-2022
  • Open Access Journal Publishing 2018-2022
  • Open Access Book Publishing 2018-2022
  • Publishing For The Mobile Professional 2018-2021
  • Global Social Science & Humanities Publishing 2016-2020 and
  • Global Medical Publishing 2019-2023.


  • 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 44% of Scientific & Technical Publishing Market
      • Journals Are the Largest Scientific & Technical Publishing Activity
      • Online Content, Fastest-Growing Segment, Surpasses Books in Total Sales
      • Digital Books Create Space on Shelves, In Budgets
      • M&A Activity Focus on Reference Management Tools and Analytics
      • China Assumes Mantle of World R&D Leader
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Exports Grew in 2018
  • Scientific & Technical Publishing Market
    • Introduction
    • Market Size
      • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Market by Publishing Activity, 2016-2018
      • Journals
        • Table New Scientific & Technical Journal Starts 2015-2019 YTD
      • Books
        • Table AAP StatShot Sales, Education and Scholarly Publishing, 2017-2018
        • Table Scientific & Technical Book Title Output Trend, 2016-2019P
      • Online Content
      • Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Services
      • Other Activities
      • Elimination
    • S&T Publishing by Geography
      • Language Splits and Major Publishing Hubs
      • North America
      • Europe
        • Table Currency Exchange Rate Movements for Europe 2016-2018
      • Asia-Pacific
        • Table Currency Exchange Rate Movements for Asia-Pacific 2016-2018
      • Rest of the World
        • Table Currency Exchange Movements for Rest of World, 2016-2018
      • Currency Impact
  • Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers
    • Introduction
    • Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers
    • RELX - Elsevier
      • Company Overview
        • Table Elsevier's Strongest Scientific & Technical Book Publishing Subjects by Title Count, 2018
        • Table Elsevier's Journal Title Count in Chemistry & Physics, 2019
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
        • Table Leading Scientific & Technical Publishers' Revenue1, 2016-2018
    • Springer Nature
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Journal Title Count Leaders in Key Scientific & Technical Subjects 2019
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Clarivate Analytics
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • John Wiley & Sons
      • Company Overview
        • Table Book Title Count Leaders in Physics & Mathematics, 2018
      • 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
        • Table Underlying Growth Leaders 2017 vs. 2018
      • Scientific and Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
      • Company Overview
        • Table Leading Book Publishers in Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Information Technology, 2018
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Informa
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
        • Table Journal Title Count Leaders in Earth, Space & Environmental Science, 2019
      • Scientific and Technical Publishing Strategy
    • EBSCO
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Pearson
      • Company Overview
      • Recent Company Performance
      • Scientific & Technical Publishing Strategy
    • Other Scientific & Technical Publishing Players
      • Frontiers Media
      • Institution of Engineering and Technology
      • MDPI
      • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
      • Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
      • Royal Society of Chemistry
      • British Standards Institution Group
      • American Institute of Physics Publishing
    • Mergers & Acquisitions in the S&T Publishing Market
      • Table Key S&T Publishing, M&A Activity, 2017
      • Table Key S&T Publishing M&A Activity, 2018
      • Table Key S&T Publishing, M&A Activity, 2019
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Trend in Education and Information Market
  • Trends & Forecast
    • Introduction
    • Current Trends in S&T Publishing
      • Academic Library Trends
        • Table Library Acquisition Patterns Study, Sample STEM Book Expenditure, 2014-2017
        • Table Journal Big Deal Cancelations, 2018-2019
        • Table Institutions Exchange Big Deals for A La Carte Purchasing, 2018-2019
        • Table Journal Price Increase History for Key S&T Libraries 2015-2018
      • Research & Development Spending Trend: China Surpasses U.S.
        • Table Research & Development Spending by Country 2015-2018
        • Table Research & Development Spending Forecast by Country, 2019-2023
      • Asia and Rest of World Dominate Number of STEM Graduates Worldwide
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Export Trends
        • Table Top Countries Importing Technical, Scientific & Professional Books from U.S. 2018
      • Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Import Trends
        • Table Top Countries Exporting Technical, Scientific & Professional Books to U.S. 2018
      • Scientific Community Must Change for Open Access to be Dominate Model
      • Twists on Tech for Peer Review
      • Technology News & Notes
    • Market Forecast
      • Introduction
        • Table Scientific & Technical Publishing Forecast by Publishing Activity, 2019P-2023P
      • Journals Forecast
        • Table Projected 2019 Journals Price Increases by Priced/Billed Currency
      • Online Content Forecast
      • Books Forecast
        • Table AAP Q1 2019 StatShot Sales Data, Higher Ed, Professional, University Press
      • Abstracting & Indexing Forecast
      • Other Activities Forecast
      • Elimination Forecast
      • Forecast by Geography
        • Table U.S. Technical, Scientific & Professional Book Exports, January -April 2019
      • Forecast Leading Publishers
        • Table Leading S&T Publishers Forecast, 2018-2019P

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