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 many 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 February 2016 decision on publication and March 2016 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 ‘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.
Authors are invited to submit original scholarly papers of 3000-7000 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 the Volume 9, Number 1 (2016) of the Journal.
Deadlines and Timetable
Issue editor(s) are to be announced.
January 15, 2016: Authors submit full paper January 20, 2016: Editors return initial decision February 10, 2016: Editors return final review March 10, 2016: Authors submit final revision March 25, 2016: Camera ready papers March 31, 2016: Publication