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 ( and sub sites (


Wagner James Au's Blog -- New World Notes


British Journal of Educational Technology


Collaborative Virtual Environments


Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds


Creative Commons (


CyberPsychology & Behavior


The Daedalus Project


Games & Culture (journal)


Games + Learning + Society (Univ of Wisc)


D-Lib Magazine


Educational Technology Research & Development Journal




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


Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


MIT Press


New Media Consortium (NMC)


Open Virtual Reality Journal


Palo Alto Research Center's PlayOn (


RezEd Hub for Educators and Researchers: Learning and Virtual Worlds


Second Life Reuters


SIG CHI: Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction








TerraNova Blog Site

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USC Annenberg School of Communication international island


Virtual Worlds Law Library (


Virtually Blind (legal issues)

The VRML Repository (


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