Notes for Contributors

The Australian Law Librarian welcomes the contribution of articles and notes.

Please email submissions, suggestions and queries regarding a topic or article to the editors.

Guidelines for submission of articles

  • Article title, author name, affiliation and email address or link to social media profile (optional) at the top of the page
  • Author photo (in colour) is optional but encouraged
  • Citations and footnotes as prescribed in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th edition, 2018). The full text AGLC4 is available on open access.
  • All pictures and screen images suitable for colour publication
  • Copyright approval sought to reproduce images
  • Document in Word
  • Length:
    • Articles and Conference Reports: 1500-2500 words. Colour photos to be used in conference reports I(and articles if appropriate) are encouraged
    • Notes: 1000 words

Length variations to be discussed with the Editors.

The Editors would appreciate notice of pending contributions to assist in planning future issues. Acceptance and publication of contributions is at the discretion of the Editors in accordance with the Editorial Policy.

Submission Dates 2020



Volume 28 (1)

15 March 2020

Volume 28 (2)

15 May 2020

Volume 28 (3)

15 August 2020

Volume 28(4)

15 November 2020


The Editors of the Australian Law Librarian are Fiona MacDowall and Robin Gardner: