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Publishing for Professional Markets: Forecast & Analysis 2004-2005


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Publishing for Professional Markets: Forecast & Analysis 2004-2005 is the only report of its kind, covering the $15 billion U.S.professional publishing market with full breakdowns by market segment and major media. This report is an essential tool for executives who need to understand the business strategies driving publishing revenues in the medical, legal, scientific/technical, and business markets.

This invaluable report covers:
- books
- journals
- newsletters & looseleafs
- online services
- databases/directories

Learn which of these media are forecast to post the strongest growth over the next three years,and what's fueling that growth. Complete with profiles of 30 leading commercial, association, and university press publishers that detail key strategic and financial performance.


Methodology
Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Overview Of The U.S. Professional Publishing Market

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Media Breakdown
  • Leading Professional Publishers
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Thomson Corp
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Springer Science+Business Media
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Information Handling Services Group
  • Bureau of National Affairs
  • Taylor & Francis
  • Acquisitions In The Professional Publishing Market
  • Table 1.1: Growth of Professional Publishing Revenues by Market Segment, 2002-2004
  • Table 1.2: Breakdown Of U.S. Professional Publishing Revenues, 2003
  • Table 1.3: Growth Of U.S. Professional Publishing Revenues By Media, 2002-2004
  • Table 1.4: Breakdown Of Professional Publishing Revenues By Media, 2003
  • Table 1.5: Leading Commercial Professional Publishers, Ranked By Worldwide Professional Publishing Revenues, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 1.6: Professional Publishing Acquisitions, Mergers, Partnerships And Launches, Second Half 2002
  • Table 1.7: Professional Publishing Acquisitions, Mergers, Partnerships And Launches, First Half 2003
  • Table 1.8: Professional Publishing Acquisitions, Mergers, Partnerships And Launches, Second Half 2003

Chapter 2: Professional Publishing Markets

  • Introduction
  • Legal Publishing Market
  • Market Size
  • Leading Legal Publishers
  • Current Trends In Legal Publishing
  • Big Legal Publishers Seek Growth Beyond Content
  • Quest For Global Growth Stronger Than Ever
  • Number Of Legal Professionals Has Leveled Off
  • Scientific/Technical Publishing Market
  • Market Size
  • Leading Scientific/Technical Publishers
  • Current Trends In Scientific/Technical Publishing
  • Academic Library Budgets Tighten Further
  • Meanwhile, Prices Continue Steady Rise
  • Electronic Archives Move Forward In 2004
  • Medical Publishing Market
  • Market Size
  • Leading Medical Publishers
  • Current Trends In Medical Publishing
  • Handhelds Deliver Content To The Point Of Care
  • Print Not Going Away, But Online Is Where The Growth Is
  • Small, No-print Start-ups Appeal To Physicians
  • Number Of Physicians Grows Slightly
  • Business Publishing Market
  • Market Size
  • Leading Business Publishers
  • Current Trends In Business Publishing
  • Practical Business Management, Leadership Are Best In Weak Economy
  • University Presses Chime In With Financial, Economics Content
  • University Press Publishing
  • Segment Size
  • Leading University Presses
  • The University Of Chicago Press
  • MIT Press
  • The University Of California Press
  • Harvard University Press
  • Yale University Press
  • Princeton University Press
  • Columbia University Press
  • Current Trends In University Press Publishing
  • University Presses Cut Staff, Change Management And Refocus
  • Several University Presses Fight For Survival
  • University Presses Provide More Flexible Online Books And Journals
  • University Presses Seek To Expand Relationships With Society Publishers
  • Society/Association Publishing Market
  • Segment Size
  • Leading Society/Association Presses
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • The American Medical Association (AMA)
  • The Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Institute Of Physics
  • The Massachusetts Medical Society
  • The American Bar Association
  • The American Psychological Association (APA)
  • The American Association For The Advancement Of Science
  • The Society For Industrial And Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • The American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Current Trends In Society/Association Publishing
  • Society/Association Publishers Partner With Commercial Publishers
  • Commercial Publishers Acquire Publishing Operations Of Societies
  • Society/Association Publishers Cozy Up To Librarians
  • Societies Are Early-Identifiers Of Key Professional Trends
  • Table 2.1: U.S. Legal Publishing, Media Market Share Breakdown, 2003
  • Table 2.2: U.S. Legal Publishing Market By Media, 2002-2004
  • Table 2.3: Leading Legal Publishers, Ranked By Projected 2004 Worldwide Revenues
  • Table 2.4: Increase In Total Number Of U.S. Lawyers, 1970-2002
  • Table 2.5: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing, Media Market Share, 2003
  • Table 2.6: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing Market By Media, 2002-2004
  • Table 2.7: Leading Science And Technical Publishers, Ranked By Projected 2004 Worldwide Revenues
  • Table 2.8: U.S. Medical Publishing Market By Media, 2002-2004
  • Table 2.9: U.S. Medical Publishing, Media Market Share, 2003
  • Table 2.10: Leading Medical Publishers, Ranked By Projected 2004 Worldwide Revenues
  • Table 2.11: Increase In Total Number Of U.S. Physicians, 1970-2000
  • Table 2.12: U.S. Business Publishing, Media Market Share, 2003
  • Table 2.13: U.S. Business Publishing Market, By Media, 2002-2004
  • Table 2.14: Leading Business Publishers, Ranked By Projected 2004 Revenues
  • Table 2.15: Leading U.S.-Based University Press Publishers, Ranked By Fiscal 2003 Revenues
  • Table 2.16: Leading U.S.-Based Society/Association Publishers, Ranked By
  • 2003 Publishing Revenues

Chapter 3: Books

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Title Output
  • Leading Professional Book Publishers
  • Thomson Corp.
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Springer Science+Business Media
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Taylor & Francis
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Leading Legal Book Publishers
  • Leading Scientific/Technical Book Publishers
  • Leading Medical Book Publishers
  • Leading Business Book Publishers
  • Professional Book Publishers Focus On Direct-To-Consumer Sales
  • Economics Of Professional Book Publishing
  • Imports Of Professional Books
  • Exports Of Professional Books
  • E-books Pull Ahead In Professional Markets
  • Table 3.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Book Revenues, 2002-2004
  • Table 3.2: Association Of American Publishers’ Estimated Book Publishing Industry Net Sales, 2001-2003
  • Table 3.3: Book Title Output By Key Professional Categories, 2002-2003
  • Table 3.4: Leading Professional Publishers, Ranked By Estimated 2003 Book Revenues
  • Table 3.5: Hardcover Sales vs. Paperback Sales Of Professional Books, 1993-2003
  • Table 3.6: Number Of Hardcover Unit Sales vs. Paperback Unit Sales, Professional Books, 1997-2003
  • Table 3.7: Hardcover Sales vs. Paperback Sales, By Discipline, 1993-2003
  • Table 3.8: Professional Publishers’ Net Dollar Sales, By Customer, 2000-2003
  • Table 3.9: Leading Professional Publishers, Ranked By Operating Margin, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 3.10: Top 20 U.S. Import Markets For Scientific, Technical And Professional Books, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 3.11: Top 20 U.S. Export Destinations For Scientific, Technical And Professional Books, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 3.12: Estimated Global STM E-book Sales, 1999-2003

Chapter 4: Journals

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Leading Professional Journal Publishers
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • American Chemical Society
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Springer Science+Business Media
  • American Medical Association
  • American Institute Of Physics
  • Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers
  • Taylor & Francis
  • American Bar Association
  • Blackwell Science
  • University Of Chicago Press
  • Breakdown Of Professional Journals By Segment
  • Leading Professional Journals By Circulation
  • Leading Professional Journals By Subscription Revenue
  • Current Trends In Professional Journal Publishing
  • Publishers Comply With COUNTER Usage-Statistics Standard
  • Archiving Initiatives Pick Up Steam
  • CrossRef Keeps Growing As Publishers Emphasize Linking
  • Librarians Cry Foul Over Pricing, Giving Rise To Alternative Journals
  • Open-Access Movement Gains Steam
  • Table 4.1: Estimated U.S. Journal Revenues By Market, 2002-2004P
  • Table 4.2: Leading Journal Publishers, Ranked By Estimated 2003 Revenues
  • Table 4.3: Breakdown Of Journal Market By Number Of Titles Per Segment, 2004
  • Table 4.4: Professional Journals By Category, 2004
  • Table 4.5: Leading U.S. Professional Journals, Ranked By 2003 Circulation
  • Table 4.6: Leading U.S. Professional Journals, 2003 Subscription Revenues
  • Table 4.7: Commercial Journals And Their Alternatives

Chapter 5: Newsletters And Looseleafs

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Leading Professional Newsletter And Looseleaf Publishers
  • Thomson Corp
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Bureau Of National Affairs
  • Reed Elsevier
  • McGraw-Hill
  • PBI Media
  • American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Bar Association
  • Thompson Publishing Group
  • Breakdown Of Professional Newsletters And Looseleafs By Category
  • Current Trends In Newsletters And Looseleaf Publishing.
  • Looseleafs Continuing To Lose Market Share To Web-Based Products
  • Newsletter Acquisition Activity Slow
  • Electronic Publications Replacing Printed Newsletters And Looseleafs
  • Table 5.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Revenues, 2002-2004
  • Table 5.2: Leading Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Publishers, 2003
  • Table 5.3: Breakdown Of NL/LL Market By Number Of Titles Per Segment, 2004
  • Table 5.4: Professional Newsletters/Looseleafs By Category, 2004 vs. 2003
  • Table 5.5: Representative Professional Newsletters/Looseleafs, By Category
  • Table 5.6: Key Newsletter/Looseleaf Launches, 2003

Chapter 6: Databases/Directories

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Leading Professional Directory Publishers
  • D&B
  • Information Handling Services Group (IHS Group)
  • Thomson Corp
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Thomas Publishing Co
  • VNU USA
  • Primedia Inc
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Current Trends In Professional Directory Publishing
  • Acquisition Momentum Continues To Pick Up Steam
  • New Electronic Database/Directory Products Emerge
  • Publishers Transition From Product Enhancements To Launches
  • Publishers Shift From Free Services To Paid Content
  • XML Still Not Ready For Prime Time
  • Number Of New Directories Published Declines Again In 2004
  • EATEL/SunShine Pages
  • R.H. Donnelley/Sprint Publishing & Advertising
  • Table 6.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Database/Directory Revenues, 2002-2004
  • Table 6.2: Leading Professional Database/Directory Publishers, Ranked By 2004 Global Revenues (P)
  • Table 6.3: Key Database/Directory Mergers & Acquisitions, 2003-2004
  • Table 6.4: Number Of Professional Directories By Category, 2004 vs. 2003
  • Table 6.5: Breakdown Of Professional Directories By Category, 2004

Chapter 7: Online Services

  • Introduction
  • Market Size
  • Leading Professional Online Services
  • Legal Online Services
  • Scientific/Technical & Medical Online Services
  • Online Business Publishing
  • Abstracting & Indexing
  • A&I Market Trends
  • Leading STM A&I Providers
  • Thomson ISI
  • Chemical Abstracts Service
  • Ovid Technologies
  • Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • EBSCO
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA)
  • ProQuest
  • Infotrieve
  • Key Trends In The A&I Market
  • Competitors Are Becoming Partners
  • Content Royalty Rates Escalate
  • A Swell In A&I Providers Should Spark Merger & Acquisition Activity
  • A&I Providers Seek To Marry Bibliographic Databases With Full Text
  • More Visualization Tools Will Be Added To A&I Databases
  • More Integration With The Desktop
  • Greater Effort To Reach Individuals Rather Than Institutions
  • XML Will Create Long-Term Changes In The Market
  • Reed Elsevier To Become Major Player In A&I
  • Current Trends In Professional Online And Internet Services
  • IT Infrastructure No Longer A Barrier Abroad
  • Online Publishers, Especially In Legal, Offer Scaled-Down Versions
  • Handhelds Deliver Medical Content To The Point Of Care
  • Table 7.1: Estimated U.S. Professional Online Services Revenues, 2002-2004
  • Table 7.2: Estimated Professional Online And Internet Services Market, U.S. Share, 2003
  • Table 7.3: Selected Top Professional Online Services Sales, 2001-2003
  • Table 7.4: Online Revenue Growth, Thomson West vs. LexisNexis, 2000-2002
  • Table 7.5: Representative Legal Online Services
  • Table 7.6: Representative Scientific/Technical & Medical Online Services
  • Table 7.7: Representative Business Online Services
  • Table 7.8: Leading STM A&I Providers By Estimated Global Revenues, 2002-2004
  • Table 7.9: Growth In Web Access, By U.S. Households, 2000-2005

Chapter 8: Forecasts And Conclusions

  • Legal Publishing
  • Scientific/Technical Publishing
  • Medical Publishing
  • Business Publishing
  • Professional Books
  • Professional Journals
  • Professional Newsletters/Looseleafs
  • Professional Databases/Directories
  • Professional Online And Internet Services
  • Conclusions
  • Table 8.1: U.S. Professional Publishing Forecast, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.2: U.S. Legal Publishing Forecast, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.3: U.S. Scientific/Technical Publishing Forecast, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.4: U.S. Medical Publishing Forecast, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.5: U.S. Business Publishing Forecast, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.6: Forecast U.S. Professional Book Revenues, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.7: Forecast U.S. Professional Journal Revenues, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.8: Forecast U.S. Professional Newsletter/Looseleaf Revenues, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.9: Forecast U.S. Professional Database/Directory Revenues, 2004-2007
  • Table 8.10: Forecast U.S. Professional Online And Internet Services Revenues, 2004-2007

Chapter 9: Company Profiles

  • American Association For The Advancement Of Science
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Institute Of Physics
  • American Medical Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Blackwell Publishing
  • Bureau Of National Affairs Inc
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Columbia University Press
  • Harvard Business School Publishing
  • Information Handling Services Group (IHS Group)
  • Ingenix Publishing
  • The Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.
  • The MIT Press
  • New England Journal Of Medicine (The Massachusetts Medical Society)
  • OCLC Online Computer Library Center
  • Oxford University Press USA
  • Pearson PLC
  • Reed Elsevier
  • The Royal Society Of Chemistry
  • Springer Science+Business Media
  • Taylor & Francis Group
  • The Thomson Corp.
  • University Of California Press
  • University Of Chicago Press
  • Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck
  • WebMD
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Yale University Press

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