International Association
of School Librarianship

IASL Newsletter

Information for Contributors

Contributions for the IASL Newsletter are welcome from around the world!


  • School library news from your part of the world;
  • Information about upcoming meetings or reports of conferences;
  • Information about new documents or reports;
  • Discussion of professional issues;
  • News of people or libraries;
  • News from member associations;
  • Initiatives in the field of continuing education;
  • Developments in education for school librarianship;
  • Important local research projects; or
  • Other topics related to school libraries or information services in schools.


  • Include the following contact information: full name, professional title, organization, and email address
  • We appreciate suggested article headlines and/or photo captions, which may be edited for space. If someone outside your organization took the photo, please include "photo by (name)"
  • Submissions are not to run longer than one newsletter page(s). Each newsletter submission is limited to 550 words in length with 2-3 pictures. Up to three photos may be included, depending on your article's word count.
  • If you have additional text you would like to share beyond the 550-word limit, please include a link to a longer version of the article on another webpage or blog that we can include within your article.
  • Only current members of IASL are allowed to contribute to the newsletter. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to join or renew your membership with IASL in order for your submission to be included. 


    • Materials should be submitted directly to the IASL Newsletter Editor at
    • Electronic submission of material is preferred, using Microsoft Word.
    • Digital images should be saved in no less than 150dpi in JPEG or PNG formats.
    • Email submissions should be as an attached Word document, not in the body of the message.
    • Copy that is submitted as printed material that includes graphics should be accompanied by either original photographs, or graphics files saved on CD-ROM (photocopies of graphics are not accepted).

    Contact the editor by email at with any questions.

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