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



• 2022 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 is going to be back-extended till Winter 2008 (Issue N. 3-4)



• N. 47 is now available for reading and downloading


'Tools, Pedagogical and Ludic Strategies, Co-Design supporting Smart Learning Ecosystems and Smart Education'

see Table of Content


Next issues:


• Spring 2021 - N. 48

'Collaborative multimedia applications in technology'

Guest editors: César A. Collazos, Freddy Paz, Habib Fardoun

submission closed -> link to the call  

focus section on

'Design during and for Pandemics'

Guest editors: Vasiliki Mylonopoulou, Guido Giunti 

link to the call  

focus section on

'Augmenting Space: The role of immersive technologies in future cities'

Guest editors: Callum Parker, Soojeong Yoo, Waldemar Jenek, Youngho Lee

submission closed -> link to the call  


Open issues:


• Summer 2021 - N. 49

'Educational Location-based Applications'

Guest editors: Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge, Esteban W. G. Clua, Jimmy Jaldemark, Heinrich Söbke

link to the call  


'Decoding The Smart City'

Guest editors: Teija Vainio, Elise Hodson, Michel Nader Sayún, Ralf-Martin Soe

link to the call  


Preliminary communication on further scheduled issues:


• Autumn 2021 - N. 50

'Speculative and Critical Design: approaches and influences in education'

Guest editors: Ingi Helgason, Enrique Encinas, Ivica Mitrovic, Michael Smyth

link to the call  


• Winter 2021 - N. 51

'Smart learning Ecosistems and Regional Development 2021'

Guest editors: Mihai Dascalu, Tania Di Mascio, Oscar Mealha


• 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


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