Call for Papers
Published: October 2016
The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (http://www.jvwresearch.org/) 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.
Note: this is a good opportunity for authors for a quick turnaround of papers with November 2016 decision on publication and January 2017 actual publication.
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 â€˜Assembledâ€™ issue should do so by adding the words â€œsubmitted for Assembledâ€ in the â€œComments for Editorâ€ 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 limps
- New forms of hardware
- Augmented and mixed environments
- 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
- And more
See past Assembled issues:
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 www.jvwreserach.org > About JVWR > For Authors). All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published online in Volume 9, Number 3 (2016) 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 to the JVWR coordinating editor
- November 25, 2016: Authors submit full paper
- November 30, 2016: Editors return initial decision
- December 20, 2016: Authors submit final revision
- December 31, 2016: Camera ready
- January 5, 2017: Publication
Please contact: [email protected]