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Simba predicts STM publishing trends

Simba Information’s latest report Global Professional Publishing 2010-2011 predicts that the global market for professional publishing will grow by 3% in 2012.
The report analyses the global market landscape for STM, legal and business information, breaking down the key trends by publishing activity, segment growth drivers, market size and market share growth.
Key trends identified in the report include:
  • Open Access is driving experimentation with new pay models
  • Publishers are looking at ways to enhance and add value to content and investing more in software development, search and indexing technology and workflow solutions
  • Publishers are still searching for the right approach to copyright protection
The report, which costs $3195, is available from Simba Information.