Virtual World Research Sources


If you're looking for research related to virtual worlds, consider examining the following sources.  Some of these sources are open to the public while others may require subscriptions or memberships.

 

ACM Portal

 

American Library Association (www.ALA.org) and sub sites

 

Archive.org (http://www.archive.org

 

Wagner James Au's Blog -- New World Notes

http://nwn.blogs.com/nwn/2008/12/sl-educators-su.html

 

British Journal of Educational Technology

 

Collaborative Virtual Environments

 

Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds

 

Creative Commons (http://creativecommons.org/)

 

CyberPsychology & Behavior

 

The Daedalus Project

 

Games & Culture (journal)

 

Games + Learning + Society (Univ of Wisc)

     http://gameslearningsociety.org/research.php

 

D-Lib Magazine

 

Educational Technology Research & Development Journal

 

Educause

 

HCI Bibliography

 

Human-Computer Interaction Resource Network

 

Human Interface Technology Laboratory, U. of Wash.

 

IEEE Explore

 

Immersive Education

 

International Society of the Learning Sciences

 

Journal of Computer Mediated Communication

 

Journal of Interactive Learning Research

 

Journal of Virtual Environments

 

Journal of Virtual Reality and Broadcasting

 

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

 

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST)

 

MacArther Foundation Site http://digitallearning.macfound.org/site/c.enJLKQNlFiG/b.2029271/

 

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

 

MIT Press

 

New Media Consortium (NMC)

 

Open Virtual Reality Journal

 

Palo Alto Research Center's PlayOn

 

Questia.com (http://www.questia.com/)

 

RezEd Hub for Educators and Researchers: Learning and Virtual Worlds

www.rezed.org/?gclid=CNfxgcmuhZgCFQXGsgod81WCw

 

Second Life Reuters http://secondlife.reuters.com/

 

SIG CHI: Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction

 

SIGGRAPH

 

SimTeach

 

Springer

 

TerraNova Blog Site

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USC Annenberg School of Communication http://slurl.com/secondlife/International%20Island/155/83/33 international island

 

Virtual Worlds Law Library (http://www.lawspotonline.com/lawspot/)

 

Virtually Blind (legal issues) http://virtuallyblind.com/2008/11/18/virtual-screenshots-copyright/

The VRML Repository (http://oldsite.vislab.usyd.edu.au/vrml/)  

  

http://www.mediapsychologyreview.com

 

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