Write for KQ

Thank you for your interest in writing for Knowledge Quest! Knowledge Quest is seeking original, unpublished manuscripts that address the integration of theory and practice in school librarianship and new developments in education, learning theory, and relevant disciplines. Knowledge Quest is devoted to offering substantive information to assist building-level school librarians, supervisors, library educators, and other decision makers concerned with the development of school libraries. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Emerging trends
  • Reading/literacy
  • Collaboration/Co-teaching
  • Leadership
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Makerspaces
  • Technology
  • Classification systems
  • Career development
  • Standards/testing
  • STEM
  • Collection development/curation
  • Inquiry

Knowledge Quest is NOT interested in:

  • Basic primers on the role of the school library/school librarian
  • Press releases or vendor news articles

Your submission will be reviewed by the Knowledge Quest Editorial Board. Unsolicited manuscripts undergo blind review by the Knowledge Quest Editorial Board. The process takes approximately 4-5 weeks after the manuscript submission deadline. When the review is completed, the author will be notified of the outcome.

If you are interested in writing for Knowledge Quest, please look over our Author Guidelines and then fill out the submission form below.

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