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Editorial Guidelines

Texas Library Journal is published quarterly by the Texas Library Association.

Texas Library Journal (TLJ) has a readership of more than 6,000, including librarians, library staff, publishers, vendors, trustees, library supporters, and library users. Beginning in 2019, the Spring and Summer issues are digital only; emailed to all Texas Library Association (TLA) members and TLJ subscribers, and available on txla.org. The Fall and Winter issues are printed, mailed to TLA members, and available on the website.

Article Submission Guidelines

TLJ’s editorial content is designed to promote the exchange of ideas and information among library professionals to improve library services in Texas, and promote the value of libraries. TLJ is not a peer-reviewed journal. Articles should relate best practices, innovation, and new trends in school, public, special, or academic libraries.

  • Feature Articles: 1000 – 1500 words; Chicago Manual of Style
  • Other Articles: 500 – 800 words

Publication Dates

  • Spring – March
  • Summer – June
  • Fall – September
  • Winter – December (includes TLA Annual Conference Program)

Copy deadlines are the 15th of the month prior to publication month. Email your idea, abstract or completed article to Wendy Woodland.