Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

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Current Editors Emily Neil Skinner and Margaret Carmody Hagood

Impact Factor: 0.447

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 152/219 (Education & Educational Research)

Online ISSN: 1936-2706

Associated Title(s): Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher

Society Information

Since 1956, the International Reading Association has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. The IRA’s mission is to promote reading by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide. More than 60,000 members strong, the Association supports literacy professionals through a wide range of resources, advocacy efforts, volunteerism, and professional development activities. Our members promote high levels of literacy for all by:

  • Improving the quality of reading instruction
  • Disseminating research and information about reading
  • Encouraging the lifetime reading habit

For more details about the IRA mission, goals, and membership opportunities, please visit