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Ad Sizes and Specifications for 2013-2014

TCM, MTMS, and MT  


Annual Meeting Program  

NCTM Daily News 

Digital Ad 

 Ad Sizes and Specifications 

Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM), Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (MTMS), and Mathematics Teacher (MT) 

  • Printing: Web offset; SWOP standards apply
  • Binding Method: Journals and regional programs saddle stitched; Annual Meeting program perfect bound
  • Trim Size 8.25" x 10.875": Keep all live text and graphics 1/4 inch inside trim dimensions; ads in the Annual Meeting Program should keep live matter at least 3/8 inch from the gutter
  • Color: Art and images must be grayscale (black/white) or CMYK; 2-color ads will be printed using a CMYK color build
  • Digital Ads: For all ads, please supply digital ad files 
  • Proofs: Each ad must be accompanied by a proof. Provide Matchprint, Chromalin, Iris, or suitable digital proof for color ads; Velox or laser proofs for black/white ads. If a color proof is not provided, one will be created for an additional charge to the advertiser. Publisher is not responsible for poor reproduction if ad and proof are not supplied to specifications. Advertisers will be invoiced the additional cost for correcting files that do not meet specifications.

Full Page Ad Sizes
(in inches—width x depth)

Ad Size 





16.0" x 9.75"

16.5" x 10.875"

16.75" x 11.125"


7.75" x 9.75"

8.25" x 10.875"

8.5" x 11.125"

*Includes at least a 1/8 inch bleed on all sides


Partial Page Ad Sizes
(must be framed by border or rule)


Ad Size  


2/3 page (vertical)

4.625" x 9.5"

1/2 page (island)

4.625" x 7.0"

1/2 page (horizontal)

7.25" x 4.625"

1/3 page (vertical)

2.25" x 9.5"

1/3 page (square)

4.625" x 4.625"

1/6 page (horizontal)

4.625" x 2.25"

1/6 page (vertical)

2.25" x 4.625"


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