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Literacy Research and Instruction


Welcome to the new editors of Literacy Research and Instruction!


Quarterly journal of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers

From UNC-Charlotte:

Adriana L. Medina

Paola Pilonieta

S. Michael Putman

Jean Vintinner


Editors for Volumes 58-61. 


 We welcome you to this new position and look forward to upcoming issues! Please watch for upcoming calls for manuscripts. 

Sheri Vasinda, Chair, ALER Publications Committee




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Editors for Volume 52-57

Sherron Roberts,

Michelle Kelley,

Vassiliki Zygouris-Coe,

If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, please send a vita to one of the editors listed above. 



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Submission Procedures: Online submission is required.
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Instructions for Authors

Literacy Research and Instruction is an international refereed professional journal that publishes articles dealing with research and instruction in reading education and allied literacy fields. LRI is indexed in the ERIC system and articles are reported in Research in Education. Authors are encouraged to submit articles concerned with instructional practices and/or applied or basic research of special interest to reading/literacy educators. Manuscripts should not exceed 25 pages of narrative length (excluding figures and references). Literacy Research and Instruction is published quarterly with approximately 1,500 copies per issue.


Review Process: Review of manuscripts will be impartially conducted by the Editorial Advisory Board and the editors. Accepted manuscripts may require revisions for clarity, organization, language, mechanics, and/or style. Only completed manuscripts will be reviewed. Manuscripts must be original works, which have not been published elsewhere in any form or submitted simultaneously to other journal(s) for publication. Submissions during summer months require more time for processing.


Articles submitted to Literacy Research and Instruction have a blind review by a team of three external reviewers. The acceptance rate is 15-20% and the review process takes two-three months. Please note that Literacy Research and Instruction uses CrossCheckâ„¢ software to screen papers for unoriginal material. By submitting your paper to Literacy Research and Instruction you are agreeing to any necessary originality checks your paper may have to undergo during the peer review and production processes.Literacy Research and Instruction is published by Taylor & Francis. For more information on the journal, go here.


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