The usefulness of online services displaces the old book market niche

DUBLIN, February 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “STM Online Services 2021-2025” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer.

Scientific, technical and medical online services are more important than ever in the professional publishing market. Books are in decline and journals are shaken by the impact of open access policies. STM online services represent an exciting market where there is growth and opportunities for development and collaboration.

The report provides an overview and financial outlook for the global STM Online Services market based on specific research and analysis of key competitor performance.

The global STM publishing market is divided into:

  • Abstraction and Indexing (A&I) Services: Secondary publishing services are almost entirely provided through electronic databases, but include a decreasing share of print, CD-ROM or even microfiche.
  • Online Content: Stand-alone STM websites, electronic databases, and online marketplaces that are not based on books, journals, or A&I services. Includes standards, patents, training and certification, clinical references, drug databases, reference management and analytical tools.
  • The analyst provides market assessment for A&I and online services in the scientific, technical and medical segments. These market tranches are planned until 2025.

The report contains separate chapters covering the STM publishing market, key competitors, and trends and forecasts, including:

  • Proprietary analysis of market size and structure
  • Focus on the geographical distribution of online service sales
  • Discussion and analysis of the impact of currency movements
  • A discussion of the market for non-English speaking online services
  • Ranking and analysis of the top ten competitors of online services
  • M&A activity monitoring

Key online STM service trends examined include:

  • Analysis of the growth trend of online services compared to the decline of STM books
  • The impact of open data mandates
  • The dynamic publishing, the next stage of technical development
  • Development of tools and user engagement strategy
  • Alternative metrics support engagement strategy
  • Collaboration between rivals
  • Global trends in health expenditure and employment

Publishing companies covered in this report include:

  • American Chemical Society
  • athenahealth
  • Clarify the analysis
  • EBSCO Information Services
  • Elsevier
  • Hearst Health Network
  • IBM Watson Healthcare
  • IHS Markit
  • Pearson
  • Wolters Kluwer

Main topics covered:

1. Methodology

2. Executive Summary

  • Main facts and trends
  • Online medical services driven by global healthcare spending
  • Responsible for the development of STM online services in the United States and Europe
  • The usefulness of online services displaces the old book market niche
  • Autoplay and AI make publishing dynamic
  • Open data drives demand for discovery and integration
  • Tools and services used to engage authors and researchers

3. Scientific, technical and medical online services

  • Market size
  • Main categories of online services
  • Online content on science, standards and patents
  • Drug databases
  • Clinical reference
  • Training and certification
  • Reference management and analysis tools
  • Sci-Tech Abstraction and Indexing Services
  • Medical abstract and indexing services
  • STM editions by geography
  • Regional distribution:
  • Linguistic divisions and main publishing hubs
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the world
  • Change

4. Main publishers of STM online services

5. Trends and forecasts

  • Current Trends in STM Online Services
  • The usefulness of online services displaces books, a former market niche
  • Library budgets have weathered the impacts of COVID-19. Until there
  • Autoplay and AI make publishing dynamic
  • Open data drives demand for discovery and integration
  • Tools and services used to engage authors and researchers
  • Altmetrics supports engagement strategy
  • Standalone products have evolved to be part of a platform
  • Online medical services driven by global healthcare spending
  • Table Global Health Expenditure 2021P-2025P
  • Employment Trends: Physicians
  • Responsible for the development of STM online services in the United States and Europe
  • STM online services forecasts
  • STM online content forecast
  • STM abstraction and indexing predictions
  • STM elimination predictions
  • S&T online services
  • Online Medical Services
  • Forecasts from major publishers

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/jlm9ri

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