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Arts – a new issue of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

We are happy to announce the new publication of The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research:


Volume 6, Number 2: Arts

The editorial team:

  • Celeste Lovette Guichard, Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Laura Salciuviene, Lancaster University Management School, UK
  • Gary Hardee, University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA

This issue on Arts and Virtual Worlds features six exciting papers from artists and scholars on a variety of topics, each investigating at least one art medium (though often more) and its relevance to and within virtual worlds. You will find papers about music, television, storytelling along side avatar designs, real world assemblages, and more artistic processes. JVWR continues to encourage this diverse approach as we explore and expand our field.

Managing Editor Corner

Issue Editors’ Corner

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

We are also happy to let you know of the following:

  • We have canceled the proposed issue “Enterprises Welcome Virtual Worlds” due to lack of quality papers. Papers submitted for this issue will be moved to the Assembled line.
  • A call for reviewers: we welcome competent academicians & researchers to join us as members of the JVWR review team. Being a reviewer is a matter of prestige and achievement. The JVWR believes in the value and importance of the reviewers throughout the publication process. It is not only about bringing the individual paper to its best, but also about shaping the credibility and reputation of the journal as a leader in the evolving field of Virtual Worlds.
    If you are interested in becoming a peer-reviewer for the JVWR please contact us atinfo@jvwresearch.org. Please send your CV or a short resume and let us know what areas of interest you would be able to review.
    We are looking forward to hearing from you!
  • Check the summary of our ICIS 2012 Orlando workshop on Augmented Reality.
  • Our website includes a special page on events in our field.
  • We have a special page that includes a cover view of all our past issues.
  • You are also welcome to join our Faceboo page (TheJVWR) and/or subscribe to our mailing list (on the top left ofhttp://www.jvwresearch.org).
  • You can follow our twitter @TheJVWR ).
  • Feel free to share this email with friends (but delete the lower part of the email or people may change your settings)

You are all invited to participate (or present) at our meeting at ICIS 2013 in Milan.

If you are interested in publishing a literature review on a particular area of Virtual Worlds, see our special Lantern issue, due to be published beginning of 2014.

Enjoy your read.


Tzafnat Shpak

Coordinating Editor


Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan

Managing Editor

#TheJVWR – The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research


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