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




• 2018 Open call: still available 2 slots for Special Issues and 4 slots for Focus Sections

** open **   -> 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:

The ballot to elect the Best IxD&A (paper) of 2016 is now open.

Each individual is allowed to give only one vote to only one paper. To vote please follow this link:



The vote should be given within April 30, 2017.

The election of the Best IxD&A (Paper) of the year is based on a weighted combination of the votes expressed by the members of the Editorial and Scientific Board and those expressed by all other IxD&A readers.

(->  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. 31 is now available for downloading



'Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development'

Guest Editors: Alke Martens, Radu Vasiu, Annika Wolff


see Tables of Contents -> ToC n. 31



Next issue:


• Spring 2017

'The Future of Human-Building Interaction: An HCI Perspective'

Guest Editors: Hamed S. Alavi, Elizabeth Churchill, Denis Lalanne

-> submission closed

with a focus section on:

'Transforming books and the reading experience through interactive technologies'

Guest Editors: Mohammad Obaid, Ilgim Veryeri Alaca, Pawel W. Wozniak, Lars Lischke, Mark Billinghurst

-> submission closed


and the II part of:

'Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development'



Open issues:


• Summer 2017

'Connecting Learning Design and Learning Analytics''

Guest Editors: Davinia Hernandez Leo, Yishay Mor, Maria Jesus-Triana, Paul Salvador

read the call


with a focus section on:

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

Guest Editors: Alma Leora Culén, Dagny Stuedahl

read the call



Preliminary communication on further scheduled 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 

read the call

with a focus section on:

'ICT and the UN Sustainable Development Goals'

Guest Editors: Daniel Pargman, Neha Kumar, Mikael Anneroth, Elina Eriksson

read the call


• Winter 2017

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

Guest Editors: Óscar Mealha, Monica Divitini, Matthias Rehm 


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



• Spring 2018

'Making old age inviting and worth living through ICTs in the 21st century'

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


• 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) 


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




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-> link to the short version 

-> link to the full .pdf document


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