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In print and online, stay connected to the Texas library community all year long!

Beginning with the Fall 2020 issue, the Texas Library Association (TLA) will produce digital-only issues of the Texas Library Journal. Each issue will be emailed to the full TLA membership and all subscribers, and posted on the TLA website and promoted via social media.

A hyperlink is provided at no charge, readers click on the ad and go directly to the advertiser’s website, publication is easily forwarded and shared for increased audience.

  • Winter (December): includes TLA Annual Conference Highlights (note: the full conference program will not be included in this issue)
  • Spring (March): includes Conference Updates/Highlights and Exhibits Directory
  • Summer (May)
  • Fall (September)
Ad Specifications
  • Artwork may be sent (typically a high resPDF) as an email attachment to Kasey Hyde and Wendy Woodland at TLA.  Stuff/zip large files packaged with necessary fonts and graphics if not embedded.
  • For questions on production specifications, contact Kasey Hyde.

Submit online contract 

ISSUE SPECIFICATIONS 

Size Specs
Full Page 8.5″ x 11″
1/2 Page – horizontal 8.5″ x 5.5″
1/3 Page 2.5″ x 11″  vertical; 5″ x 5″ horizontal
Inside Front, Inside Back Cover 8.5″ x 11″
Back Cover 8.5″ X 11″
Ad Rates
AD SIZES & RATES
Single  2 Issue 4 Issue
FULL PAGE: 8.5″ x 11″ $1490 $2500 $5500
1/2 PAGE: 8.5″ x 5.5″ $994 $1800 $4000
1/3 PAGE: 2.5″ x 11″  v; 5″ x 5″ h $834 $900 $3100
*Rates are per issue

COVER PLACEMENT – check for availability:
Outside Back Cover, Inside Front Cover, or Inside Back Cover  
Full Page Specs: 8.5″ x 11″; pricing reflects total cost for ad(s) Single 2 Issue  4 Issue
$1670 $2860 $6220

Contact Kasey Hyde with any questions.

Submit online contract 

 


TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
  • Texas Library Journal does not pay a commission to advertising agencies.
  • Cancellations will be accepted up to 30 days prior to the issue artwork deadline. A $25 cancellation fee will be charged. Cancellations within 30 days of the issue artwork deadline will be billed at the full  rate.
  • All advertising must be paid in advance.

NOTE: TLA has the legal right to reject any job posting or advertising that it deems inappropriate for any reason, including, but not limited to the failure of a posting or ad to comply with the written guidelines, the substantive complaint by any member regarding the business or ethical practices of the entity advertising a job opening or seeking to purchase ad space, or based on the investigation conducted by the association itself.

Deadlines
Issue Contract & Payment Artwork
Distributed by
SPRING (No. 1)
digital only
MARCH 17 MARCH 24 APRIL 8
SUMMER (No. 2)
digital only
JUNE 3 JUNE 9 JUNE 24
FALL (No. 3)
digital only
AUG 15 AUG 20 SEPT 24
WINTER (No. 4)
digital only
NOV 25 DEC 6 DEC 17
Multi-Issue Contract Benefits

4-Issue and 2-Issue Contract Advertiser Benefits:

In addition to discounted pricing for ads, multi-issue contract advertisers receive a discount on a standing sign at the TLA Annual Conference.

Discounted Standing Sign at the TLA 2020 Conference:

  • 3′ x 7′ (38″ x 84″) standing sign; 6″ bleed at the bottom to allow for the stand. Sign placement will be in high traffic lobbies or in the registration area. See specs/ location and order form available mid-October.
  • File types: .pdf w/layers turned on, .eps, or .ai.
  • Sign file and payment deadline: TBD. You will be invoiced separately from the TLJ contract. Payment must be received before artwork will be submitted for printing.
  • You DO NOT have to be a current exhibitor or a contract advertiser to place an order for a Standing Sign. Pricing starts at TBD.
  • Contact Kasey Hyde with questions.
Standing Sign Discount Pricing
Ad Size* Single
Sided
Double
Sided
Half Page Contract Advertiser TBD TBD
Full page Contract Advertiser Free TBD
*Discounts apply to 4 issue and 2 issue full page ad contracts and 4 issue half page contracts.