How do I find the circulation statistics for a journal, magazine or newspaper?
Answer:Periodicals have their circulation data in one of the following directories to magazines, newspapers, and journals: Media Directories and Circulation Statistics for more periodical directories.
- 1880-1909: N.W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual
- 1910-1929: N.W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual and Directory
- 1930-1969: N.W. Ayer & Son's Directory of Newspapers and Periodicals
- 1970-1971: Ayer Directory, Newspapers, Magazines. . .
- 1972-1982: Ayer Directory of Publications
- 1983-1985: IMS Ayer Directory of Publications
- 1986: IMS Directory of Publications
- 1987-1989: Gale Directory of Publications
- 1990-date: Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media