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The SLANSW Magazine

The Association's Publications are digitially archived from 2007 to the present. The Magazine is delivered quarterly.

Each issue has articles on Professional Learning, Advocacy issues and Research.

A feature article is available to the general public from each issue here. To access the full Magazine, login to the Members only pages.

You are welcome to contribute to the magazine at any time. Our editorial guidelines accept contributions from 500-3000 words.

APA style for references. Regional news and practical ideas are particularly welcome.

Feature articles from the SLANSW archive


Feature articles from Words.

Issue 1 Autumn  
Issue 2 Winter  
Issue 3 Spring  
Issue 4 Summer  


 Feature articles from iLeader

Issue 1  Autumn Paul Collins: Reading into the Future
Issue 2  Winter The Community Snapshots Project 
Issue 3  Spring  Martin Gray: The safe haven of the library
Issue 4 Special Edition  



Issue 1  Autumn Power of Story
Issue 2  Winter Healthy Glia, Literate you! and Teach like your hair's on fire
Issue 3  Spring Engaging students with modern technology
Issue 4  Summer Access>FVR>Literacy and Action research: a personal reflection of change


Feature articles from info@aslaNSW

Issue 1 Autumn School Libraries - into the marginalised zone 
Issue 2 Winter  Time.. for a strong coalition
Issue 3 Spring Work, rest and play in an anytime, anywhere century
Issue 4 Summer Time to read..a good Vook!


Issue 1 Autumn The writer speaks - author visits
Issue 2 Winter  Different times - different texts 
Issue 3 Spring  Critical thinking - video games 
Issue 4 Summer Kids' Lit Quiz 


Issue 1 Autumn  You saw the movie trailer - now see the booktrailer 
Issue 2 Winter  The what, why and how of advocacy 
Issue 3 Spring  AIS school based action learning: Pedagogy 
Issue 4 Summer Queer reading for school libraries 


Issue 1 Autumn  Student designed rubric for purposeful assessments 
Issue 2 Winter  Managing decisions: Listen to the crowd 
Issue 3 Spring So gross! So feral! So sick! So feisty! So Mawter! 
Issue 4 Summer Holy Toledo! Ms Devine 


Issue 1 Autumn Managing change 
Issue 2 Winter  Plug-in and listen to learn 
Issue 3 Spring Web 2.0 - What's going on? 
Issue 4 Summer With or without leave - setting up for research