Advertising Specs

General Print Specs

Trim Size 5.375″ x 8.375″
Live Area 4.875″ x 7.875″
Color Four color process (CMYK) or Grayscale (BW)
Maximum Ink Density 320%
Image Resolution Photos (300dpi), Line Art (1200dpi)
Binding Head Saddle-stitched or Perfect-bound
Printing Heatset Web Offset

Standard Ad Specs

Ads may be submitted in PDF format in the following sizes (measurements listed W x H):

Full page (with bleed) 5.625″ x 8.625″
Full page (without bleed) 4.875″ x 7.875″
1/2 Horizontal 4.875″ x 3.8125″
1/2 Vertical 2.3125″ x 7.875″

File Requirements

All ads submitted to PAPI must adhere to the following requirements. Artwork that does not follow the following requirements will be sent back for correction.

We accept PDF files only. In addition, we can only accept artwork created in professional design and publishing software. Artwork created in applications such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel or Publisher will not be accepted.
Crop marks are not necessary and should not be included within the file.
If you are submitting a spread: please save each page as an individual PDF file.
All fonts/text must be converted to outlines, or font files should be sent along with the final PDF.
Please convert all spot color to 4-color builds.
All fonts/text must be converted to outlines, or font files should be sent along with the final PDF.