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Library Journal Advertising (Deadline: 04/23/2020 or when sold out)

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IBPA members can advertise in Library Journal's ALA Annual Conference preview edition!

Be sure to sign in for discounted IBPA member price of $395 each.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 23, 2020 (or when sold out)
Materials Due: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Magazine Mailed: June 1, 2020

Library Journal is the single-most comprehensive publication for librarians, with groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy, and other professional concerns. Library Journal's review sections evaluate nearly 7,000 books annually, along with hundreds of audiobooks, videos, databases, web sites, and systems that libraries buy.

Considered to be the "bible" of the library world, Library Journal's print edition boasts 17,000+ subscribers with a pass-along rate of 5 additional readers per issue. Read by over 100,000 library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries, Library Journal is the most effective publication to deliver your message to libraries.

Special considerations -

  • Cost is $395 per title placement for IBPA members.
  • The ad will run in the June 1, 2020 Library Journal Conference Preview issue.
  • If you'd like to participate, we need your order no later than Thursday, April 23, 2020 and your title information no later than Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

Ad placement -

-- Inside page - $395 / title

Click here to see sample layouts for the inside pages.

All IBPA members can order placement in the inside pages for $395. We're able to feature approximately 10 titles per page on the inside pages. All titles are listed in specific genres; each listing includes a brief description and all pertinent ordering information. All books in the inside pages are displayed in 4-color.

Next steps -

After we receive your order we will send a confirmation email asking for more details. Included in the 4-color Library Journal ad will be your book's front cover along with information about your book and a brief description.

Please email IBPA COO Terry Nathan at with questions.

The 2020 ALA Annual Conference -

On March 24th, the American Library Association made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 ALA Annual Conference. The cancellation of the conference does not affect production of Library Journal magazine, although the magazine will no longer receive bonus distribution at the conference as described below.

In addition to its general circulation, the June 2020 issue of Library Journal magazine receives bonus distribution throughout the 2020 ALA Annual Conference, June 26-30, 2020 in Chicago, IL.

Over 10,000 librarians attend the ALA Annual Conference each year in order to save time and money by reviewing the books and services put on display by the hundreds of onsite vendors. In addition to advertising your book in Library Journal magazine, you might also want to display your book(s) in IBPA's Cooperative Booth* at the 2020 ALA Annual Conference for $185/title.

Since IBPA has been attending the ALA Annual Conference for over 25 years, we have first pick of preferable space on the show floor. If you display with IBPA you won't be stuck in the back corner of the exhibit lot: you'll be up front and center where you belong!

Click here to see photos from the 2019 show.

*Due to conference cancellation, IBPA is no longer selling single-title display at the 2020 ALA Annual Conference.

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