Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education (JSE) Reference Examples

Posted by Andy on Monday, September 14, 2020

This post is to act as more of a reference for myself regarding the referencing for JSE articles. JSE references use the American Statistical Association’s style guide which is here.

Zotero’s Style Repository includes a style file here.

Article Examples

Gould, R. (2004), “Variability: One Statistician’s View,” Statistics Education Research Journal, 3, 7–16. Available at

– – (2017), “Data Literacy is Statistical Literacy,” Statistics Education Research Journal, 16, 22–25. Available at

Justice, N., Le, L., Sabbag, A., Fry, E., Ziegler, L., and Garfield, J. (2020), “The CATALST Curriculum: A Story of Change,” Journal of Statistics Education, 28, 175–186, DOI: 10.1080/10691898.2020.1787115. Available at

  • If two or more works by the same author or team of authors have the same publication date, list them by order of appearance in the text and distinguish them by lowercase “a,” “b,” and so on, after the date: “(1970a).”

Book Examples

American Statistical Association. (2005), Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education: College Report, Washington, DC: Author. Available at

Breiman, L., Friedman, J. H., Olshen, R. A., and Stone, C. I. (1984), Classification and Regression Trees, Belmont, California: Wadsworth.

Franklin, C., Bargagliotti, A., Case, C., Kader, G., Schaeffer, R., and Spangler, D. (2015), The Statistical Education of Teachers, Arlington, VA: American Statistical Association. Available at

Book Chapter/Proceedings Examples

Holcomb, J., Chance, B., Rossman, A., and Cobb, G. (2010), “Assessing Student Learning about Statistical Inference,” in Data and Context in Statistics Education: Towards an Evidence-Based Society. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Teaching Statistics, ed., C. Reading., Ljubljana, Slovenia. Voorburg, The Netherlands: International Statistical Institute. Available at

Lesh, R., Hoover, M., Hole, B., Kelly, A., and Post, T. (2000), “Principles for Developing Thought Revealing Activities for Students and Teachers,” in Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education, eds., R. Lesh and A. Kelly, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 591–645.

Software Examples

Becker, R. A., Wilks, A. R., Brownrigg, R., Minka, T. P., and Deckmyn, A. (2018), “maps: Draw Geographical Maps,” R Package Version 3.3.0. Available at

R Core Team (2020), R: A Language and Environment for Statistical Computing, Vienna, Austria: R Foundation for Statistical Computing. Available at