For AASL Authors and Editors

Authors and editors can find information and documents about AASL publications below.

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 pdf icon
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
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 pdf icon
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 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.

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Those looking to quote from or reproduce copyrighted materials that exceed the boundaries of "fair use" should fill out the form.