CfP: Assembled 2018

Call for Papers

Published: January 14, 2018

A Quick Turnaround Call for Papers – Assembled 2018 issue

Note: this is a good opportunity for authors for a quick turnaround of papers with February 2018 decisions and April 2018 publication.

The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research ( is an online, open access academic journal that engages a wide spectrum of scholarship and welcomes contributions from the various disciplines and approaches that intersect with virtual worlds research. Virtual worlds ignite a continuously evolving area of study that spans multiple disciplines and the JVWR editorial team looks forward to engaging a wide range of creative and scholarly research.

Motivation and Scope

The Assembled issue is a place for various papers, on the topic of the journal – that are being collected during the year and published usually once a year.

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 the 1st step of the submitting process.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D fun
  • Mini robots
  • Social networks that change our mind
  • Artificial limbs
  • New forms of hardware
  • Augmented and mixed environments
  • Wearable
  • User generated content
  • 3D printing
  • Visual data streaming
  • Immersive technologies
  • Shopping from home
  • Projections of the real
  • Wireless people
  • Portable friends
  • The Internet of Things
  • Virtual currencies
  • E-readers
  • And more

See past Assembled issues

Submission Instructions

Authors are invited to submit original scholarly papers of 3000-5000 words including footnotes, references, and appendices. Interested authors should submit a full paper by the deadline indicated below. All submissions should be made via the JVWR publishing system (see > About JVWR > For Authors). All submissions will be peer reviewed. Accepted papers will be published online in the Volume 11, Number 1 (2018) of the Journal.

Deadlines and Timetable

Issue editor(s) are to be announced.
If you wish to enhance your editing experience with this quick turnaround issue – please send email request with CV to #TheJVWR coordinating editor at [email protected]

January 30, 2018: Authors submit full paper
February 10, 2018: Editors return initial decision
March 10, 2018: Authors submit final revision
March 25, 2018: Camera ready
April 2018: Publication

Special Note:

The review phase for the Assembled 2018 made it clear that we have many good papers that deserve publishing. As we publish only 5-6 manuscripts on one issue, it was decided the assembled 2018 will be divided into two parts.

Here is the timetable for part 2:
May 30, 2018: Authors submit full revision
July 25, 2018: Camera ready
August 2018: Publication

Further Information

Please contact: [email protected]