Call for Proposals with a Quick Turnaround: Assembled 2016

CfP for a Quick Turnaround Issue ‘Assembled 2016’

A General Call for Papers

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.

*Note:* this is a good opportunity for authors for a quick turnaround of
papers with November 2016 *decision* on publication and January 2017 *actual

*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 limps
– New forms of hardware
– Augmented and mixed environments
– Wearables
– 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:*

Assembled 2010
Assembled 2011
Assembled 2012
Assembled 2013
Assembled 2014
Assembled 2015
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 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 #TheJVWR coordinating editor
tzafnat.shpak AT

*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

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