Advertise with the AHA

Advertising in the publications of the American Historical Association provides you with the best opportunity for reaching members of the historical profession in the United States. With more than 15,000 individual and institutional members, only the AHA brings together historians specializing in every period, geographic region, and topic of history. Through its scholarly and professional activities, the AHA represents the broad diversity of historical enterprise today. More than 60 percent of the Association’s members are professors of history, with the remaining 40 percent consisting of students, teachers, administrators, and publishers in the field.

Promote your publications, products, and services by advertising in one of the AHA’s publications, by exibiting at our annual meeting, or by renting the AHA’s mailing list for your own direct-mail campaigns. Please note that all advertising with the American Historical Association is subject to the Policy on Exhibits, Advertisements, Mailing List Rentals, and Sales.

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  • About Perspectives on History

    About

    For the past 50 years, Perspectives on History has been the principal source for news and information about the historical discipline. Published monthly during the academic year, Perspectives on History offers articles and commentary on teaching, computers and software, history in the media, museum exhibitions, and archives and research. Also includes the most comprehensive current listings of employment openings and historical activities, both within and outside academia. Perspectives is also available in e-book and pdf versions.

    Circulation

    Almost 15,000

    Readership

    College and university professors, and K–12 teachers of history; historical administrators; editors; museum professionals; publishers; librarians; and students of history.

    Issuance

    Nine times per year; monthly, September–May. Perspectives on History accepts—subject to conformity with advertisement policies of the AHA—classified advertisements (for history jobs, fellowships, and miscellaneous products and services related to historians) and display advertisements for these as well as other items of interest to readers (such as books, films, television programs, lists of new faculty, conference announcements, and so on).

    Sizes, Prices, and Requirements

    • Cover 4

      7¼ x 9⅝

      Cost: $2,071 (plus $150 optional design fee)

    • Covers 2 & 3

      7¼ x 9⅝

      Cost: $1,933 (plus $150 optional design fee)

    • Full Page

      7¼ x 9⅝

      Cost: $1,115 (plus $150 optional design fee)

    • Half Page

      Vertical: 4⅝ x 7¼
      Cost: $829 (plus $75 optional design fee)

      Horizontal: 7¼ x 4⅝
      Cost: $829 (plus $75 optional design fee)

    • One-Third Page

      Vertical: 2⅜ x 9⅝
      Cost: $623 (plus $50 optional design fee)

      Square: 4⅝ x 4⅝
      Cost: $504 (plus $50 optional design fee)

    • One-Sixth Page

      Vertical: 2⅜ x 4⅝
      Cost: $355 (plus $25 optional design fee)

      Horizontal: 4⅝ x 2⅜
      Cost: $355 (plus $25 optional design fee)

    Specs

    Ink

    Perspectives on History is produced in 4-colors (aall print-ready ads, art, and logos must be PDF (exported to Print Quality, PDF/X-1a:2001; high resolution CMYK) or JPG (300 dpi or greater). Please contact us for questions or help.

    Paper Stock

    Perspectives on History is printed on 50# Gloss paper.

    Classified Ads

    Online ads submitted through the AHA Career Center can be printed in Perspectives on History for a small additional fee: 1 issue: $50 members/$75 nonmembers; 2 issues: $75 members/$100 nonmembers; 3 issues: $100 members/$125 nonmembers.

    Deadlines

    • Issue

      Deadline to Reserve and Submit Ads

    • September 2015 Issue

      Friday, August 7, 2015

    • October 2015 Issue

      Wednesday, September 9, 2014

    • November 2015 Issue

      Thursday, October 8, 2014

    • December 2015 Issue

      Monday, November 9, 2014

    • January 2016 Issue

      Wednesday, December 9, 2014

    • February 2016 Issue

      Monday, January 11, 2015

    • March 2016 Issue

      Monday, February 8, 2015

    • April 2016 Issue

      Thursday, March 10, 2015

    • May 2016 Issue

      Friday, April 8, 2015

    Submit Ad

    To Reserve Ad Space and Upload Ad Copy

    To reserve advertising space and to upload copy, please go to the Perspectives on History online display advertising submission form. Camera-ready ads, art, and logos must be PDF, exported to Print Quality, PDF/X-1a:2001 with fonts embedded, or a JPG file with resolution of 300 dpi or greater. Please contact us for questions or help. If your ad is not camera-ready, we can provide typesetting and layout services for a small fee (see above).

    This is for display (box) ads in the print issue only. See below to submit online job ads and print classified ads.

    Contact

    Sadie Bergen for information about Perspectives on History display ads.

    Classified Ads

    Online ads posted through the AHA Career Center can be printed in Perspectives on History by choosing the issue dates on the Job Posting Enhancement page during purchase. Contact Liz Townsend for information about classified ads.

  • About the American Historical Review

    About

    The American Historical Review (AHR) has been the journal of record for the historical profession in the United States since 1895-one of the few journals in the world that brings together scholarship from every major field of historical study. The AHR is unparalleled in its efforts to choose articles that are new in content and interpretation and that make a significant contribution to historical knowledge. The journal also publishes approximately 1,000 book reviews per year, surveying and assessing the most important contemporary historical scholarship in the discipline.

    Circulation

    17,094

    Readership

    College professors, historical administrators, editors, museum professionals, publishers, librarians, and students of history.

    Average Monthly Page Views: 40,200
    Average Monthly Unique IPs: 9,370
    Average Available Ad Impressions: 80,400*
    *Combined monthly leaderboard and skyscraper positions

    Issuance

    Five times per year: October, December, February, April, and June.

    Online Version

    The American Historical Review is now available electronically to members via Oxford University Press.

    Sizes, Prices, and Requirements

    • Full Page

      6 x 9

      Trim size: 7¼ x 10¼

    Specs:

    • PDF files should be created using Adobe Acrobat Distiller 4.0 or higher. 

    • Files should be composite PDFs, not separated. 

    • All fonts and images should be embedded and subset below 100%. 

    • All ads should have an effective resolution of 300 dpi (minimum). 

    • Colour ads should be supplied as CMYK only (e.g. no RGB, Lab colour, ICC colour based or Pantone Colour). 

    • Monochrome bitmap images (line-art) should have an effective resolution of 1200 dpi. 

    • Half-tone dot range should be in the range of 3% to 95%. 

    • Ads set to the type area should be surrounded by a box, and have no registration marks or catch lines. 

    • Bleed ads should have crop marks set to the trim size dimensions, and will be trimmed accordingly. Please allow 3mm bleed on all four sides. 

    • Any vector-based objects with transparency effect must be rasterized to 600 dpi in the source file itself, before creating the PDF.

    Full specs can be found in the 2015 AHR Media Kit

    Deadlines

    • Issue

      Deadline to Reserve and Submit Ads

    • December 2014 Issue

      October 13, 2014

    • February 2015 Issue

      December 9, 2014

    • April 2015 Issue

      February 4, 2015

    • June 2015 Issue

      April 14, 2015

    • October 2015 Issue

      August 13, 2015

    • December 2015 Issue

      October 12, 2015

    Contact

    Contact:

    Carol Levine
    Corporate Accounts Manager
    Oxford University Press USA
    198 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY  10016

    Carol.Levine@oup.com
    212-743-8302 (office)
    917-297-7114 (mobile)
    www.oupmediainfo.com



  • About the Annual Meeting Program

    About

    As the official guide to the annual meeting, the Program lists all sessions, activities, meetings, and receptions held during the four-day conference. The Program is mailed in advance of the meeting to all members and is distributed to onsite regisrants. Attendees often retain the Program as a record of the proceedings and a professional resource.

    Circulation

    17,000

    Readership

    Includes all members, as well as nonmembers attending the annual meeting.

    Issuance

    Published in conjunction with the Association's annual meeting, held yearly at the beginning of January, the Program is mailed to the membership in mid-October and also provided to participants at the annual meeting. The 130th annual meeting will be held January 7–10, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Sizes, Prices, and Requirements

    • Cover 4

      7¼ x 9⅝, $2,473

    • Cover 2 or 3

      7¼ x 9⅝, $2,200

    • Full Page

      7¼ x 9⅝, $1,584

    • Half Page

      Horizontal: 7¼ x 4⅝, Available only for sponsors at the silver level

    Specs:

    Ink

    The annual meeting Program is produced in 4-colors (all ad copy must be PDF, exported to Print Quality, PDF/X-1a:2001; high resolution CMYK).

    Paper Stock

    Covers 1–4: 100# Somerset with aqueous coating. Text: 150# Influence Matte.

    Deadlines

    • Issue

      Deadline to Reserve Ads

      Deadline to Submit Ads

    • 2016 Annual Meeting Program

      September 15, 2015

      October 1, 2015

    Submit Ad

    To Reserve Ad Space and Upload Ad Copy

    To reserve advertising space and to upload copy (ad copy must be PDF, exported to Print Quality, PDF/X-1a:2001; all fonts must be embedded withing the PDF), please go to the Annual Meeting Program online display advertising submission form.

    Contact

    Jane Green for billing information about the annual meeting Program.

  • About Fortnightly News

    About

    Fortnightly News is a bi-weekly e-newsletter that keeps our members up-to-date on events and issues around the discipline of history. Each issue features unique content, ranging from a description of recent AHA advocacy to an update on one of our programs to news from individual members. We highlight popular content from our blog, a calendar of fellowships and conferences, and details about AHA member benefits. To review a sample of the e-newsletter, contact Jane Green.

    Circulation

    12,000 with an open rate of 30%

    Readership

    College and university professors, K–12 teachers of history, historical administrators, editors, museum professionals, publishers, librarians, and students of history.

    Sizes, Prices, and Requirements

    Size and Image Requirements

    The image should be submitted in PNG or JPG format with a minimum resolution of 72 ppi/dpi. The width of the ad space is 160px and the height can be no more than 320px. You may also send a URL that the image will link to when clicked.

    Price

    $1,000 to run in a single issue of the e-newsletter. For a discount on purchasing ads in multiple issues, please contact Jane Green.

    Deadlines

    Deadlines

    Ads are accepted on a rolling basis and will be included in the next e-newsletter after they are received. If your ad is time sensitive, please contact Jane Green to arrange for a specific deadline and issue date.

    Contact

    Contact:

    Jane Green
    Marketing and Public Relations Manager
    202.544.2422, ext. 111
    jgreen@historians.org