Call for Editors

Assembled 2019

Published: May 1, 2019

The JVWR (the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research) is looking for a Prime Editor and optional 1-3 co-editors (you can join as a group) to lead our next Assembled issue (2019) due for publication in 2019 Q4.

Issue editors role includes managing the review process, supervise the final publications, and distribute the news about the release – all using our internal state of the art publishing process

If you have an interest and background in a specific Virtual World sub-field, as well as experience in academic editing, please send us your suggestion for a topical issue.

Based on 10-15 submissions you will:

  • Review and decide on full papers.
  • Coordinate with reviewers.
  • Use our publication system — extensively (be also versed with Google docs, Skype, Zoom, and other current tools.)
  • Be a deadline-targeted & taking-charge person.
  • Work as a single editor or add one or more co-editors.
  • Be able to write a short intro including your view/vision/insight on the field.
  • Suggest the cover image.
  • Get academic credit as an editor.

Read more about the JVWR editors on our website here:

Motivation and Scope

The Assembled issue, usually published once a year, is a place for various JVWR topics related papers, mostly, collected during the preceding year.

Please reply not later than the end of May 2019, to [email protected] with an academic CV and a cover letter listing your target subject, and publishing and editing experience.

If you have colleagues who may be interested in becoming editors or co-editors, please feel free to forward this call further.

Further Information

Authors who would like to submit directly to the ‘Assembled’ issue should do so by adding the words “submitted for Assembled” in the “Comments for Editor” on one of the first steps of the submitting process.

The Journal for Virtual Worlds Research (#TheJVWR) ( is an online, open access academic journal that engages a wide spectrum of scholarship. We welcome contributions from the many disciplines and approaches that intersect with virtual worlds research.

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For additional information please contact: [email protected]