Assembled 2017

The JVWR, Volume 10, No. 1

Published: 31 May, 2017

Issue editor:

Victoria McArthur, University of Toronto, Canada

The 2017 Assembled issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research is a collection of four interdisciplinary research papers, representing the diversity that is “virtual worlds.” They represent a field that truly is ‘assembled’ – emerging from and supported by passionate scholars from various intellectual backgrounds.

Original Call: CfP: Assembled 2017

Issue Editor Corner


Victoria McArthur

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Internet Research in Online Environments for Children: Readability of Privacy and Terms of Use Policies; The Uses of (Non)Personal Data by Online Environments and Third-Party Advertisers

Olesya Venger

Using Google Trends Data to Gauge Interest in Virtual Worlds

Anthony Crider, Jessica Torrez-Riley

Virtual Worlds, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality: Differences in Purchase Intentions Based on Types, Users, and Sex

Angie marie cox, Indira Guzman, Sikha Bagui, Kenneth Cromer

Levelling Up: Minors’ Play in a Closed-system MMOG

Jennifer Jenson, Suzanne de Castell, Victoria McArthur, Stephanie Fisher