Answered By: Elyse Wolf
Last Updated: Dec 18, 2017     Views: 9

You can find out how much a newspaper charges for advertising by using the SRDS Media Services database.  You can access this information in SRDS Media Services by following these steps.

  1. Select A-Z Database List on the library homepage. under "Quick Links"
  2. Choose "S" from the alphabet
  3. Find SRDS Media Services on the list of databases available there.
  4. Click on “Newspaper Media” in the navigation box on the left-hand side
  5. Search for a magazine title in the search box (e.g. “Boston Globe”) and clicking the Title Only option in the Search Options area.

    Screenshot of the SRDS Newspaper search box

  6. Click on Rates & Policies.
    • The rate information is categorized in a variety of ways including the size of the advertisement, if it is printed in black & white or color, the day of the week it runs, and its placement within the newspaper. Rates for pre-printed inserts may also be included.

      Screenshot of the SRDS rates and policies page for the boston globe

You may also want to consider:

About FAQs

About FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are a self-serve option for users to search and find answers to their questions. 

Use the search box above to type your question to search for an answer or browse existing FAQs by group, topic, etc.

Tell Me More

Link to Question Form