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College Store Home | Media Kit (PDF) | Submitting Items | Guidelines for Writers | Back Issues
The College Store welcomes press releases and submissions for various departments in each issue, including People, Industry Update, Letters to the Editor, For What It's Worth (guest columns), and For Your Information (new product announcements).
Items will be published at the discretion of the editor, and all submissions may be edited for clarity, style, grammar, and length.
The College Store also accepts paid advertising and sponsorships.
This section features promotions, retirements, awards, and other milestone events for people working at NACS member stores and vendor companies. Items should include the person's title, store/institution or company, city, and state, with a head photo attached if possible (color preferred).
Industry Update highlights news briefs about NACS member stores and companies as well as nonmember organizations involved in the industry.
E-mail People and Industry Update items to Assistant Editor Dan Angelo at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to The College Store, c/o NACS, 500 E. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074. For information, call (800) 622-7498, ext. 2259.
Letters to the Editor
Letters commenting on previous articles or on topics related to the college store industry are welcome. Letters should be submitted by e-mail and must include the writer's name, title, store/institution or company, city, and state.
For What It's Worth
This guest column allows NACS members to share their viewpoints on a topic in greater detail than a letter to the editor would permit. Length is generally 600 to 900 words. Columns should be submitted as an e-mail attachment, preferably in Microsoft Word, and should include the writer's name, title, store/institution or company, city, and state.
E-mail letters and columns to Editor Michael von Glahn at email@example.com. For information, call (800) 622-7498, ext. 2304.
For Your Information
The FYI section accepts releases and color photos from vendor companies about new and interesting products college stores might carry or about fixtures and equipment for use in college stores. Please send only information and images, not product samples. Samples and disks cannot be returned. The College Store magazine does not endorse or review products.
Digital images must be at least 5 inches by 7 inches at 300 dpi in TIFF, EPS, or JPEG formats. Please compress images with WinZip or Stuffit. Do not embed photos within the body of a text document.
E-mail items to Editor Michael von Glahn at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to The College Store, c/o NACS, 500 E. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074. For information, call (800) 622-7498, ext. 2304.
A variety of ad sizes, frequency rates, and package options are available. For details and deadlines, see the media kit (PDF | 3.32 MB).
NACS reserves the right to decline to publish any advertisement deemed inappropriate to the readership of The College Store magazine, as determined by the publisher or the NACS Board of Trustees. To avoid confusion with editorial copy, The College Store cannot accept advertisements using the same or similar fonts.
E-mail ad reservations to Advertising Coordinator Paula Kovach at email@example.com. For information, call (800) 622-7498, ext. 2339.