2021 Media Kit

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Online Specifications

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Print Specifications

Type of Binding

Perfect

Journal Trim Size

8 1/8" x 10 7/8". Safety allowance for live matter: 1/2" from trim.

Run of Journal Page Sizes

Non-Bleed Size Bleed Size
Width Height Width Height
Full page spread: 15" x 10" 16 1/2" x 11 3/16"
Full page: 7" x 10" 8 3/8" x 11 3/16"
1/2 page horizontal: 7" x 4 7/8" 8 3/8" x 5 1/2"
1/2 page vertical: 3 3/8" x 10" 4 1/4" x 11 3/16"

Career & Events Section Page Sizes

Non-Bleed Size
Width Height
Full page: 7 1/4" x 9 7/8"
1/2 page horizontal: 7 1/4" x 4 3/4"
1/2 page vertical: 3 1/2" x 9 7/8"
1/4 page: 3 1/2" x 4 3/4"
1/8 page: 3 1/2" x 2 1/8"

Download Career & Events Section guidelines

Submission of Ads

We prefer and strongly recommend the submission of ads via High-Resolution Digital Media as follows: Required format is PDF: Adobe Acrobat 6.0 + up. Electronic Transfer: Internet, FTP. Please contact your Production Associate for FTP information. Ads must be complete and sized at 100% (confirm final trim size of journal). Ad size needs to include necessary bleeds (minimum bleed allowance = 1/8" each side). All fonts and graphics must be embedded; Type 1 fonts are recommended. Ads must be saved as high resolution for print publication (minimum of 300 dpi for half tone times, 600 dpi for images containing pictures and text, 1200 dpi for line art). Four-color solids should not exceed SWOP density of 300%. Convert all RGB to CMYK.

Insert Requirements

  • Acceptance: Sample of insert must be submitted to Sales Representative for approval.
  • Sizes: 8 3/8" x 11 3/16", includes 3/16" trim from top, and 1/8" from the bottom, outside edges and gutter; live matter to be 1/2" from trim. Jogs to top. Supply multiple leaf inserts folded. Multiple leaf inserts over 4 pages must be delivered to the printer folded and sealed at the head (unless spot glued) for proper binding.
  • Paper Stock: 100 lb. textweight maximum for single leaf; 80 lb. textweight maximum for multiple leaf.
  • Quantity: Contact Production Associate.
  • BRMs: 4 1/4" x 5" minimum; allow 3/16" head and 1/8" gutter trim and 3/8" from perforation to binding edge. For BRM to run under covers, 7" x 7" minimum. Jogs to top. Reply part must meet USPS regulations. Minimum card stock .007.
  • Packing Instructions: Carton packing preferred with quantity, publication and issue clearly indicated.
  • Shipping Address: Quad – Shipping Department, 555 South 108th Street, West Allis, WI 53214-1145

Disposition of Materials

Material, other than inserts, will be held one year from date of last insertion and then destroyed unless specifically instructed otherwise. Excess inserts will not be held after binding unless requested in writing.