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About Annals

First published in 1847, the American Annals of the Deaf is the oldest continuously published journal in North America—and the most widely read English-language journal dealing with deafness and the education of persons who are deaf. The Annals is the official organ of the Council of American Instructors of the Deaf (CAID) and of the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).

The Annals publishes four literary issues each year plus the annual reference issue. The reference issue is used throughout the year as an important source of information about schools and programs for deaf or hard of hearing children and adults in the United States and Canada.

Our readers are the key players in the field of deafness education. They include program administrators, classroom teachers, counselors, diagnostic professionals, sign language interpreters, librarians, scholars, and parents—all involved in the education and training of children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing. They are responsible for purchasing materials, supplies, books, services, and equipment for their students and programs. They are interested in learning about materials, equipment, and services either designed for, or adaptable for use with, their students and clients.

Circulation averages around 3,000 copies per issue and is growing. If you have a message of interest to our readers, the Annals offers cost-effective advertising.

Closing Dates

Season-Issue Type Insertion Order Due Camera-ready Copy Due
Spring 2017 - Literary March 31, 2017 April 14, 2017
Reference 2017 May 17, 2017 May 31, 2017
Summer 2017 - Literary July 14, 2017 July 28, 2017
Fall 2017 - Literary October 20, 2017 November 3, 2017
Winter 2018 - Literary January 5, 2018 January 19, 2018

Print Rates: Regular Literary Issues

Ad Size One Time Full-run Discount
Full page $435 15%
Half page $287 15%
Quarter page $182 15%
Covers 2 & 3* $499 each 15%
Cover 4* $523 15%

*Covers 2, 3 & 4 are available for full-page ads only.

Print Rates: Annual Reference Issue

Ad Size One Time
Full page $455
Half page $316
Quarter page $220
Covers 2 & 3* $561 each
Cover 4* $584

*Covers 2, 3 & 4 are available for full-page ads only.

Internet Rates

$100 per month $250 for 3 months
$400 for 6 months $700 for the year
15% off print rate & 20% off website rate for ads run simultaneously

Print Ad Specifications

Size Dimensions
Full page 7½” width x 10” height
Half page vertical 3⅝” width x 10” height
Half page horizontal 7½” width x 4⅞” height
Quarter page 3⅝” width x 4⅞” height

Electronic PDF/X digital files compatible with Macintosh are preferred and may be sent via e-mail attachment to valencia.simmons@gallaudet.edu. All fonts and high resolution images must be fully embedded or supplied.

Always indicate what software you used to create your ad file; a printed file directory should accompany all digital ad submissions. If submitting EPS, PostScript, QuarkXpress, PhotoShop, or Illustrator files, please contact Advertising.

Full-size proof of all ads required, labeled with the ad file’s title.

Send your files on high-density floppy disks, Iomega Zip, Iomega Jaz, CD-R, and e-mail attachment or FTP by arrangement. Accepted compression methods are WinZip on PCS and Stuffit on Macs. Do not send your only copy of the files; always make a back-up copy.

Other than electronic files: Camera-ready copy required: one-piece negative, right-reading emulsion side down, 133 line screen.

No bleeds; no color.

Mechanical Requirements

Trim size is 8½ x 11 inches.