Copy requirements and reservation dates


All Advertising material, including any copy changes, must be received by the deadline date. Please be aware that the deadline dates are indicative and may be subject to change.

  • Image resolution must be a minimum of 300 dpi to achieve the necessary sharpness in print.
  • Full colour material should be provided in CMYK. 
  • Black and white should be provided in greyscale.
  • Bleed area if required should be 3mm.
  • All advertising material should be provided with crop marks
  • Special and metallic colours must be agreed, and finalised prior to the deadline of the publication
  • NEW REQUIREMENT: No text should be included within 10mm of the right and left sides of the crop marks to avoid being cut with the spine or disappear in the fold
  • NEW REQUIREMENT: For the double page spread advert, no text should be included within 20mm of the center of the advert page

Advertising Material to be supplied in the following formats:

Adobe PDF (portable document format) save as high resolution
EPS (encapsulated postscript) saved from Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Illustrator or Freehand etc
JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) save image quality to maximum
BMP (24 bit true colour).

While we will make every effort to assist and inform you of our requirements it is the clients responsibility to provide suitable advertising material.

If you provide material that does not conform to these standards, KCI publishing can not accept responsibility for poor production quality.

Any production work undertaken on your behalf will be recharged at cost.

Large files can be uploaded to our FTP site, details on request.
Or please contact us for other delivery options.

Mechanical requirements - Please note: all measurements are height * width

ad Double Spread
ad Full Page Bleed
ad Full Page
ad Half Page Bleed
ad Half Page
ad Half Page Bleed
ad Half Page
ad Quarter
Publication month
Material Deadline
January 10th, 2017
March 6th, 2017
May 1st, 2017
July 3rd, 2017
September 5th, 2017
October 2nd, 2017

Send advertising material to:
Stephanie Matas
KCI Corporation
36 King Street East, Suite 701
Toronto, ON  M5C 1E5
Tel: +1 416 361 7030
Fax: +1 416 361 6191