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Print Specs & Guidelines

U.S. News guidebooks are perfect bound and printed on premium paper stock.

Specifications

Final Trim: 7 5/8" x 10 1/2"

Unit Live Trim Bleed
Full 6 3/4" x 10" 7 5/8" x 10 1/2" 7 7/8" x 10 3/4"
Full Spread 14 3/8" x 10" 15 1/4" x 10 1/2" 15 1/2" x 10 3/4"
Strip Ad 7 1/8" x 1 1/16" 7 5/8" x 1 5/16" 7 7/8" x 1 7/16"
1/2 Page Horizontal 6 3/4" x 4 5/8" N/A 7 7/8" x 5 3/8"
1/2 Page Vertical 3 3/8" x 10" N/A 4" x 10 3/4"
1/2 Page Horizontal Spread 14 3/8" x 4 5/8" N/A 15 1/2" x 5 3/8"
Square Third 4 3/8" x 4 5/8" N/A 5 1/8" x 5 3/8"

Mechanical Requirements

Gutter Safety
Between two words: 1/8" on each side of the centerline
Between letters: 1/16" on each side of the centerline

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Requirements

U.S. News accepts digital files on CD-ROM or transmitted via FTP. U.S. News will also accept files transmitted via other ad delivery services if prior arrangements have been made with our production unit. All materials must adhere to SWOP specifications.

Please review these specifications before submitting files.

Shipping

Submitting files via delivery service:
Send files and proofs to:

U.S. News & World Report
Attn: Digital Production
1050 Thomas Jefferson St. NW
Washington, DC 20007