Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy  
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J. Adolesc. Adult Lit.
Discipline Education, literacy
Language English
Edited by Kathleen A. Hinchman, Kelly Chandler-Olcott
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 6/year
ISSN 1081-3004 (print)
1936-2706 (web)
LCCN 95659119
JSTOR 10813004

The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published six times per year by Wiley-Blackwell. The current editors are Kathleen A. Hinchman (Syracuse University) and Kelly Chandler-Olcott (Syracuse University). The journal is one of three journals published on behalf of the International Literacy Association. The journal covers "practical, classroom-tested ideas grounded in research and theory."[1] The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy was first printed under the title Journal of Developmental Reading in 1957, but the name was changed to the Journal of Reading (ISSN 0022-4103) in 1964 starting with Volume 8. The name was changed again in 1995 to the current title.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 0.728, ranking it 102nd out of 203 journals in the category "Education & Educational Research".[2]


  1. ^ "Aims & Scope". Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Education & Educational Research". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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