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College student magazines outnumber any other magazine category, according to the latest edition of the National Driectory of Magazines. This directory is a valuable tool for marketers, direct mail professionals and advertisers to as a resource for up to date information on magazines.


-- More than 1,000 college magazines along with 14,000 other magazines are included in the newest National Directory of Magazines --

New York City (PRWEB) October 27 2003--College student and alumni publications outnumber any other category, with more than 1,000 different magazines, according to the 16th Edition of the National Directory of Magazines released today. The National Directory of Magazines, published by Oxbridge Communications, is the largest directory of U.S. and Canadian magazines and lists more than 17,670 business and consumer publications, including 14,000 magazines as well as tabloids, specialized newspapers and journals that carry advertising.

While there are only 237 women’s magazines today, there are more than 500 college student and 500 alumni magazines. Other top magazine categories are: Medicine, 937; Religion and Theology, 711 and Regional Interest with 616 magazines. Easily-referenced by state, college magazines are easy to find in the National Directory of Magazines and it is the only directory to include them as a separate category.

“The college and alumni publication market is thriving because of their loyal subscription base, and their affordable advertising rates,” according to Deborah Striplin, Editorial Director for the National Directory of Magazines. “In addition to college magazines, we have the most comprehensive directory of magazines, with an incredible number of magazines not found in any other directory.”

The new edition of the directory is thoroughly updated with more than 1,734 new titles and updates to 75 percent of the magazine listings-- reflecting the many changes in the industry this year.

This one-volume reference book, The National Directory of Magazines, includes the publication’s name, phone number, fax, email, url, editorial description, personnel, ISSN#, year founded, frequency, subscription rates, list rental and production data, as well as names and addresses of list management and printing companies. It also includes advertising information, for more than 15,000 publications that accept advertising.

Available immediately from Oxbridge Communications (, or by calling 1-800-955-0231, the 2004 National Directory of Magazines is priced at $895 for the print edition; $995 for the Single-User CD and $1,695 for both print directory and CD. It is also available on-line as part of the MediaFinder online database service for $995 for a year’s subscription.

Oxbridge Communications, founded in 1964, has the largest database of print media and catalogs. In addition to the National Directory of Magazines, Oxbridge has a broad range of reference products including: The Standard Periodical Directory; Oxbridge Directory of Newsletters; National Directory of Catalogs and, an online database of more than 72,000 publications, including catalogs.


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