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

The Texas Library Journal is a digital only publication issued four times a year. 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 and the full winter conference program
  • Spring (March or April): includes Conference Updates/Highlights and Exhibits Directory
  • Summer (May or June)
  • Fall (September)
Ad Specifications
  • Artwork may be sent (typically a high resPDF) as an email attachment to Wendy Woodland at TLA.  Stuff/zip large files packaged with necessary fonts and graphics if not embedded.
  • For questions on production specifications, contact Wendy Woodland.

Submit online contract 


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
Single  2 Issue 4 Issue
FULL PAGE: 8.5″ x 11″ $1490 $1350 $1290
1/2 PAGE: 8.5″ x 5.5″ $994 $882 $825
1/3 PAGE: 2.5″ x 11″  v; 5″ x 5″ h $834 $796 $720
*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 $1595 $1485
*Rates are per issue

Contact Wendy Woodland with any questions.

Submit online contract 


  • 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.

Issue Contract & Payment Artwork Distributed by
SPRING (No. 1)
digital only
SUMMER (No. 2)
digital only
Special Issue:
TLA 2021 Contributed Papers
digital only
FALL (No. 3)
digital only
AUG 15 AUG 20 SEPT 23
WINTER (No. 4)
digital only
NOV 25 DEC 6 JAN 6
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 Wendy Woodland with questions.
Standing Sign Discount Pricing
Ad Size* Single
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.