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Access is the professional journal of ASLA, which provides an open forum for educators and researchers who are concerned with issues arising from digital literacy and school libraranship. Major foci include collaborative curriculum development, inquiry-based learning, information technology and its integration into learning/teaching programs, information management, information literacy and literature.
Refereed journal status
Access has been added to the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) Register of Refereed Journals. Authors who require their article to be refereed must submit their material to the Access Editor, Rachel Hoare. A peer-review process for articles to meet DEST's requirements has been established.
Refer to the Guidelines for Contributors.
Refer to the Style guide for submitting articles to Access.
Refer to the Reviewer's Instructions.
- Subscription to the journal, published quarterly, is part of the membership either through membership to Member Associations or by direct membership - Inquiries may be directed to the appropriate association (see Member Associations) or,
- Direct subscription, through completion of an order form (MS Word document). Rates for direct subscription: $AUD 100.00. Price includes GST.
Contributions to Access are welcomed. Contact the editor, Rachel Hoare.
Copyright of articles published in Access is jointly held by the Australian School Library Association Inc. (ASLA) and the author(s). The author(s) retain copyright of their articles but give permission to the ASLA to reprint their works in collections of other such documents published by and on behalf of the ASLA. Author(s) who give permission for their articles to be reprinted elsewhere should inform the editor of Access and should ensure the following statement appears with the article: Reprinted with permission, from Access [volume, issue, date, pages.]
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Table of Contents
Index - previous issues of Access