For AASL Authors and Editors

Information and documents for authors and editors of AASL publications. 

Non-Serial Publications

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.

Serial Publications

Knowledge Quest Guidelines for Authors pdf icon
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 pdf icon
Journal policies for SLR include manuscript content and style, submission and review processes. 

Copyright and Permissions

Author Copyright Agreements for ALA Division Journals & Newsletters external link icon
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 external link gif
For AASL authors/editors quoting from or reproducing copyrighted materials that exceed the boundaries of "fair use."