Author guidelines & Copyright Notice

The IJVR actively solicits papers from professionals in the fields of immersive technologies to share the results of research and innovations with colleagues and interested parties around the rest of the world. We hope the IJVR to be of extraordinary value to the profession. IJVR accepts the following categories of articles:



  • Research papers: research papers present primary and unpublished studies, with a maximum word count of 8,000. The following format is recommended: 1) Abstract, 2) Introduction, 3) Related work, 4) Materials and Methods, 5) Results, 6) Discussion, 7) Conclusion and perspectives.

  • Review articles: reviews should present a complete overview of the state of the art in the chosen field and the potential perspectives, with a maximum word count of 10,000. The following format is recommended: 1) Abstract, 2) Introduction, 3) Subsections relevant for the subject, 4) Discussion and conclusion.


Preparing your article for submission
Please read the following information carefully to ensure that we review your paper as quickly as possible. The editorial team reserves the right to return articles that have not been submitted in accordance with these instructions. Before uploading your article, please review the following:


Formatting
Articles should be divided into clearly defined sections: Title - Authors names, their institutions, cities, and states or nations - Abstract - 4 to 6 keywords - Article Text - Acknowledgments (if needed) - References (with APA style) - Appendices (if needed) - Biographies (with portrait photo and email address for each person). Manuscript can be submitted for evaluation as a non-formatted PDF file, but we recommend you to use the template file available below (guidelines are presented in the template): Template for Word


File formats
Article: doc/docx files are our preferred file type to be submitted as a single file
Figures and Tables: should be images or Word files.


Submission of a revised manuscript
The authors will underline the modifications.


Publication fees
No fees


Copyright Notice
Copyright on any article in IJVR is retained by the author(s) under the Creative Commons license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction provided the original work is properly cited (see Open Access Policy section)


Online submissions
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Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines:



  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word file or PDF (in the case of a non-formatted file) format.

  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.

  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

  • If authors prefer a non-formatted PDF file rather than using the word template, please follow this guidelines: the text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.


Privacy Statement
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


  1. Copyright on any article in IJVR is retained by the author(s) under the Creative Commons license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction provided the original work is properly cited.

  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.