With very few exceptions, the Association follows the APA 6th style of citing and listing references. Examples of many of the most common reference types are present in this list:
Berkowitz, A.D. (2000, November 24). How to tackle the problem of student drinking [Letter to the editor]. The Chronicle of Higher Education, p. B20.
Brozo, W.G., & Flynt, E. (2008). Motivating students to read in the content classroom: Six evidence-based principles. The Reading Teacher, 62(2), 172–174. doi:10.1598/RT.62.2.9
Cady, B. (2005, June/July). Ohio creates new career path with literacy specialist endorsement. Reading Today, 22(6), 1, 6.
Ellery, V. (2013). Crafting the art of collaborating [IRA E-ssentials series]. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. doi:10.1598/e-ssentials.8030
Ogle, D. (1986). K-W-L: A teaching model that develops active reading of expository text. The Reading Teacher, 39(6), 564–570.
Palincsar, A.S., & Brown, A.L. (1984). Reciprocal teaching of comprehension-fostering and comprehension-monitoring activities. Cognition and Instruction, 1(2), 117–175.
Schwartz, J. (1993, September 30). Obesity affects economic, social status. The Washington Post, pp. A1, A4.
Stanovich, K.E. (1986). Matthew effects in reading: Some consequences of individual differences in the acquisition of literacy. Reading Research Quarterly, 21(4), 360–407.
Topping, K. (1997). Electronic literacy in school and home: A look into the future. Reading Online. Retrieved from www.readingonline.org/international/future/index.html
Weiner, E.J. (2005). Keeping adults behind: Adult literacy education in the age of official reading regimes. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 49(4), 286–301.
Books & Book Chapters
Adams, M.J. (1990). Beginning to read: Thinking and learning about print. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Allington, R.L., & Walmsley, S.A. (1995). No quick fix: Rethinking literacy programs in America's elementary schools. New York, NY: Teachers College Press; Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
Alvermann, D.E., Moon, J.S., & Hagood, M.C. (1999). Popular culture in the classroom: Teaching and researching critical media literacy. Newark, DE: International Reading Association; Chicago, IL: National Reading Conference.
Anderson, R.C., & Pearson, P.D. (1984). A schema-theoretic view of basic processes in reading comprehension. In P.D. Pearson, R. Barr, M.L. Kamil, & P.B. Mosenthal (Eds.), Handbook of reading research (pp. 255–291). New York, NY: Longman.
Atwell, N. (1987). In the middle: Writing, reading, and learning with adolescents. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook.
Bakhtin, M. (1981). Discourse in the novel. In M. Bakhtin, The dialogic imagination: Four essays (M. Holquist, Ed.; C. Emerson & M. Holquist, Trans.; pp. 259-422). Austin: University of Texas Press.
Barr, R., Kamil, M.L., Mosenthal, P.B., & Pearson, P.D. (Eds.). (1991). Handbook of reading research (Vol. 2). White Plains, NY: Longman.
Beck, I.L., McKeown, M.G., Hamilton, R.L., & Kucan, L. (1997). Questioning the Author: An approach for enhancing student engagement with text. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
de Saussure, F. (1986). Course in general linguistics (C. Bally & A. Sechehaye, with A. Reidlinger, Eds.; R. Harris, Trans.). La Salle, IL: Open Court. (Original work published 1916)
Fountas, I.C., & Pinnell, G.S. (1999). Matching books to readers: Using leveled books in guided reading, K–3. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Fountas, I.C., & Pinnell, G.S. (2001). Guiding readers and writers: Grades 3–6. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Harvey, S., & Goudvis, A. (2000). Strategies that work: Teaching comprehension to enhance understanding. York, ME: Stenhouse.
International Reading Association & National Council of Teachers of English. (1996). Standards for the English language arts. Newark, DE; Urbana, IL: Authors.
Kamil, M.L., Mosenthal, P.B., Pearson, P.D., & Barr, R. (Eds.). (2000). Handbook of reading research (Vol. 3). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Krol-Sinclair, B. (1996). Connecting home and school literacies: Immigrant parents with limited formal education as classroom storybook readers. In D.J. Leu, C.K. Kinzer, & K.A. Hinchman (Eds.), Literacies for the 21st century: Research and practice (45th yearbook of the National Reading Conference, pp. 270–283). Chicago, IL: National Reading Conference.
Pearson, P.D., Barr, R., Kamil, M.L., & Mosenthal, P.B. (1984). Handbook of reading research. New York, NY: Longman.
Pressley, M. (2000). What should comprehension instruction be the instruction of? In M.L. Kamil, P.B. Mosenthal, P.D. Pearson, & R. Barr (Eds.), Handbook of reading research (Vol. 3, pp. 545–562). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Rigby/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. (2007). Literacy by design. Boston, MA: Author.
Rosenblatt, L. (1978). The reader, the text, the poem: The transactional theory of the literary work. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.
Snow, C.E., Burns, M.S., & Griffin, P. (Eds.). (1998). Preventing reading difficulties in young children. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
Vygotsky, L.S. (1962). Thought and language (E. Hanfmann & G. Vakar, Eds. & Trans.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Vygotsky, L.S. (1978). Mind in society: The development of higher psychological processes (M. Cole, V. John-Steiner, S. Scribner, & E. Souberman, Eds. & Trans.). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Vygotsky, L.S. (1986). Thought and language (A. Kozulin, Trans.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (Original work published 1934)
Technical & Research Reports
Anderson, R.C., Hiebert, E.H., Scott, J.A., & Wilkinson, I.A.G. (1985). Becoming a nation of readers: The report of the Commission on Reading. Washington, DC: National Institute of Education.
International Reading Association. (1999). High-stakes assessment in reading (Position statement). Newark, DE: Author.
Moore, D.W., Bean, T.W., Birdyshaw, D., & Rycik, J.A. (1999). Adolescent literacy: A position statement for the Commission on Adolescent Literacy of the International Reading Association. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. (Note that this is an exception to the rule for titling position statements.)
National Center for Education Statistics. (2009). The nation's report card. Reading 2009: National Assessment of Educational Progress at grades 4 and 8 (NCES 2010–458). Washington, DC: Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/reading
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices & Council of Chief State School Officers. (2010). Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects. Washington, DC: Authors.
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices & Council of Chief State School Officers. (2010). Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects. Washington, DC: Authors. Retrieved from www.corestandards.org/assets/CCSSI_ELA%20Standards.pdf
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices & Council of Chief State School Officers. (2010). Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects: Appendix A: Research supporting key elements of the standards and glossary of key terms. Washington, DC: Authors. Retrieved from www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_A.pdf
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices & Council of Chief State School Officers. (2010). Common Core State Standards for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects: Appendix B: Text exemplars and sample performance tasks. Washington, DC: Authors. Retrieved from www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_B.pdf
[Appendix C reference would follow the same model.]
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel. Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of the scientific research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction (NIH Publication No. 00-4769). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
National Research Council. (1998). Preventing reading difficulties in young children. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
RAND Reading Study Group. (2002). Reading for understanding: Toward an R&D program in reading comprehension. Santa Monica, CA: RAND.
U.S. Department of Education. (1999b). Getting America's students ready for the 21st century: Meeting the technology literacy challenge. Retrieved from www.ed.gov/Technology/Plan/NatTechPlan
Ross, D.F. (1990). Unconscious transference and mistaken identity: When a witness misidentifies a familiar but innocent person from a lineup (Doctoral dissertation, Cornell University, 1990). Dissertation Abstracts International, 51, 417. [Per an August 2010 e-mail from a technical support person at ProQuest, after January 2006 starting page numbers are not included with the DAI source information. - CMT]
Wilfley, D.E. (1989). Interpersonal analyses of bulimia: Normal weight and obese. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Henry, L.A. (n.d.). Creating a classroom newspaper [Lesson plan]. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. Retrieved from www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/creating-classroom-newspaper-249.html
International Reading Association. (Producer). (n.d.). Creating a home reading program [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from www.reading.org/General/Publications/Podcasts.aspx
Manning, E. (Host). (2010, May 18). Babymouse extravaganza [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from www.readwritethink.org/chattingaboutbooks
Lessard v. Schmidt, 349 F. Supp.1078 (E.D. Wis. 1972).