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a SCOPUS and ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index - Web of Science, Thomson Reuters) indexed Journal !




Since September 2017 IxD&A journal has been included also in the Bibliometriske Forskningsindikator (BFI) of the Danish Research System.


• 2019 Open call: is now on-line  -> read the call

Notification with feedback to the proponents: within 30 days from the date of the proposal submission 


• SCOPUS coverage of IxD&A has been back-extended till Winter 2012 (Issue N. 13-14)


Best IxD&A (paper) of the year 2016:


Using Player Type Models for Personalized Game Design – An Empirical Investigation.


Marc Busch, Elke Mattheiss, Wolfgang Hochleitner, Christina Hochleitner, Michael Lankes, Peter Fröhlich, Rita Orji and Manfred Tscheligi

(->  Previous IxD&A (paper) of the year)


• 2016 in figures: around 30% acceptance rate for special issues and focus sections, around 10% for regular papers.

-> full stats


 N. 33 will be soon available for downloading



'Connecting Learning Design and Learning Analytics''

Guest Editors: Davinia Hernandez Leo, María Jesús Rodríguez-Triana, Paul Salvador Inventado, Yishay Mor


see Tables of Contents -> ToC n. 33



Next issues:


• Autumn 2017

'Emerging Design: Transforming the STEAM Learning Landscape with the Support of Digital Technologies'

Guest Editors: Daniel Spikol, Jalal Nouri, Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Marcelo Milrad 

with a focus section on:

'Temporalities of Engagement: challenges of co-design in public spaces'

Guest Editors: Alma Leora Culén, Dagny Stuedahl



Open issues:


• Winter 2017

'Citizen, Territory and Technologies: Smart Learning Contexts and Practices'

Guest Editors: Óscar Mealha, Monica Divitini, Matthias Rehm 

read the call  -> expired

with a focus section on:

'Pervasive participation - New Horizons for Citizen Involvement and User Experience'

Guest Editors: Sarah-Kristin Thiel, Peter Fröhlich, Glenda Caldwell, Matthias Baldauf

read the call -> expired



• Spring 2018

'Aging with ICTs in the 21st century'

Guest Editors: Sergio Sayago, Josep Blat, Margarida Romero, Kim Sawchuk

read the call


with a focus section on:

'Human Work Interaction Design meets International Development”

Guest Editors: Pedro Campos, Barbara Rita Barricelli, Jose Abdelnour-Nocera

read the call



Preliminary communication on further scheduled issues:


• Summer 2018

'Human Computer Interaction Perspectives on Industry 4.0'

Guest Editors: Mario Aehneit, Ralf Klamma, Viktoria Pammer-Schindler

read the call


with a focus section on:

'Future Directions of UX Studies: Learning from Best Practices”

Guest Editors: Anna-Katharina Frison, Florian Lachner, Andreas Riener, Ingrid Pettersson

read the call



• Autumn 2018

'Alternance Schemes and Dual Education: Models, Criticalities and Opportunities'

Guest Editors: Carlo Giovannella, Stefania Manca, Alke Martens


focus section on:

'Inquiring the way we inquire'

Guest Editors: Ines Di Loreto and  Elena Parmiggiani



• Winter 2018

'SLERD 2018'

Guest editors: to appear soon

focus section on:

'Beyond Computers: Wearables, Humans, And Things - WHAT!'

Guest Editors: Gerrit van der Veer, Achim Ebert, Nahum Gershon, Peter Dannenmann


• Citation of papers published on IxD&A  

We recommend to use the following citation schemes (to be adapted to the specific Journal format):

Surname1 N1., Surname2 N2., Surname3 N3.: Paper Title, IxD&A Journal, N.23, 2014, pp. 15--30

(if you wish you can use the full name of the Journal, but in this case do not forget to add the short name, as follow: Interaction Design & Architecture(s) - IxD&A Journal) 


Submission of regular contributions is always open -> click here

IxD&A implements the Gold Open Access (OA) road to its contents with no charge to the authors (submission & paper processing) and implements a veritable 'place' (in contrast to the largely diffused 'electronic no-places') and community trying to balance sense of belonging to a community and promotion of the individuals.


If you wish to help us in improving the quality of the journal, please contribute. Any small contribution will be very much appreciated.

Donations are collected through the no-profit scientific association ASLERD. Information about funds collected and their usage will be published periodically on this website.

Thank you in advance for the support to your journal and your community.




IxD&A fully supports the IEEE Statement on Appropriate Use of Bibliometric Indicators

-> link to the short version 

-> link to the full .pdf document


IxD&A Indexing and Stats 

o -> Aims, scopes and editorial policy
o -> Topics of Interest
o -> People
o -> Media Kit
o -> Call for contribution

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