For AASL Authors and Editors
Authors and editors can find information and documents about AASL publications below.
AASL is continuously seeking school library leaders to share research, attitudes, methodology and practical tactics with the community through publications and professional development. Do you have a specific expertise, a fresh approach or perspective to an ever-green topic, or experience managing a timely and challenging issue? Submit a proposal to AASL.
AASL Publications Manual
Writers and/or editors wishing to propose new publications should read the AASL Publications Manual and consult the Publications Proposal Form on pages 8-9.
Knowledge Quest Guidelines for Authors
Authors looking to contribute to Knowledge Quest should review the KQ Guidelines for Authors for information on format, citations, copyright and permissions, and submission of manuscripts and photography.
School Library Research Submission Guide
Authors/researchers looking for journal policies for SLR should review the School Library Research Submission Guide for information on manuscript content and style, submission, and review process.
Copyright and Permissions
Author Copyright Agreements for ALA Division Journals & Newsletters
Authors publishing in Knowledge Quest and School Library Research are required to submit a signed copyright agreement. See the specific journal's author guidelines or manuscript policy for instructions on submitting the signed copyright agreement.
Permission Request Form
Those looking to quote from or reproduce copyrighted materials that exceed the boundaries of "fair use" should fill out the form.