The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, a journal hosted by the TDL Electronic Press, has released its latest issue entitled “The Metaverse Assembled.”
Here is a description of the issue from the editors:
The Metaverse Assembled issue features the best papers from the SLACTIONS 2009 conference, as well as peer reviewed articles submitted directly to the Journal. The metaverse is emerging, through the increasing use of virtual world technologies that act as platforms for end-users to create, develop, and interact, expanding the realm of human cooperation, interaction, and creativity. This issue focuses on applications and developments of metaverse platforms, including: Second Life, OpenSim, Open Croquet, Activeworlds, Open Source Metaverse, Project Wonderland, among others, and seeks the best papers examining the integration of metaverse platforms with external systems, integration of platforms, GIS/metaverse mash-ups, and using metaverse platforms for cooperation.
The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research is an Open Access scholarly journal that explores from multiple disciplinary perspectives issues related to virtual reality, virtual space, online role-play games, and other virtual environments.
JVWR is hosted by the Texas Digital Library and uses Open Journal Systems journal management software. For more information about TDL online scholarly journals, visit TDL.org/journals.