SRDS Advertising Publications (

This media/advertising industry "bible" provides information (including but by no means limited to advertising rates) about print and digital publishers and TV and radio stations/networks in the U.S. and overseas. Included: current advertising rates, audience/market data (including DMA and MSA maps, station lists and formats), direct marketing information, out-of-home media; print media production; international media; and circulation data. UCLA's subscription includes the following modules: Digital Media; Consumer Magazine Media; Business Publications Media; Direct Marketing; Local Media by DMA; Newspaper Media; Radio Media; TV & Cable Media; Out-of-Home Media; Local Market Audiences; Print Media Production; and International Media.

Within SRDS, search either Local Market Audiences (please see the Note below about compatible web browsers for LMAA), or search by a Media Type (please see the details about UCLA's subscription above).

Includes direct links to publication media kits (great sources for demographics/target markets information). SRDS is a key resource for specialized expert contacts for niche and niche-within-a-niche industries.


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Please Note Vendor's System Requirements for Local Market Audience: This component within SRDS only runs on Windows Internet Explorer 5, 7, 8, or 9. The following browsers are not supported: any Mac OS browser; Chrome on Windows; Firefox on Windows; Safari on Windows. These browser restrictions do not apply to the rest of the SRDS site.

Statement by the vendor: "Our technology partner, Nielsen, requires that Local Market Audience Analyst run only on Microsoft Windows running Internet Explorer 5, 7, 8, or 9. Macintosh OS, as well as Firefox, Safari, and Chrome browsers are currently not supported."

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