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International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking (IJVCSN)

International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking (IJVCSN)

Editors-in-Chief: Subhasish Dasgupta (George Washington University, USA) and Rohit Rampal (State University of New York at Plattsburgh, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 12 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1942-9010|EISSN: 1942-9029|DOI: 10.4018/IJVCSN
Out of print.
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 29 - 33 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 18 - 22 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 53%
Description & Scope
Virtual communities and social networking are changing our social and work environments. The International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking (IJVCSN) provides a forum for researchers, practitioners, and users to study and discuss technical, social and legal issues in this fast... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The primary objective of the International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking (IJVCSN) is to provide comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational, human, and cognitive issues related to the virtual communities and social networking. These issues include design, implementation, participation, and use of virtual communities and social networks.... Show More
  • Business Implications
  • Business Models
  • Collaborative work in virtual environments
  • Computer-based simulated environments
  • Copyright issues
  • Cross-cultural issues in virtual communities and social networks
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Cultural Issues
  • Culture in social networks
  • Culture in virtual communities and social networks
  • Design issues
  • Design of peer-to-peer networks
  • Design of virtual communities
  • Economic impact of virtual communities
  • Effectiveness of virtual environments and social networks
  • E-learning models
  • Game Design
  • Hardware and software
  • Human computer interfaces, virtual communities, and social networks
  • Individual behavior and group dynamics in virtual communities
  • Knowledge Management Models
  • Mobile technologies and HCI
  • Models for virtual communities
  • Multi-cultural environments
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • Platforms
  • Political impact of virtual communities
  • Privacy and Security
  • Privacy issues
  • ROI in business-oriented virtual communities
  • Service quality of virtual community and social networking sites
  • Social and cultural issues
  • Social impact of virtual communities
  • Social Issues
  • Social issues in virtual communities
  • Social models
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Social Networking
  • Social Relationships
  • Social Structures
  • Success of virtual environments and social networks
  • Technological issues
  • Technology in virtual environments and social networks
  • Technology-based models
  • Trust in communities
  • Trust issues
  • User friendly interfaces
  • Virtual communities for gaming
  • Virtual Worlds
  • Web services, SOA, and Web 2.0
  • Wikis and blogs
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Mohamed Amine Ferrag, Guelma University, Algeria
Nilanjan Dey, JIS University, Kolkata, India, India ORCID
Associate Editors
Chia-Wen Tsai, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Katia Passerini, St. John's University, United States
Krzysztof Juszczyszyn, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Rhoda Joseph, Penn State Harrisburg, United States
Rohit Rampal, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, United States ORCID
Vandana Ahuja, Amity Business School, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India ORCID
Wen-Chen Hu, University of North Dakota, United States
Editorial Review Board
Abeer Al-Faouri, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Jordan
Carlo Bellini, Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil ORCID
Dhrubasish Sarkar, Amity University Kolkata, India
Dr. Shirin Alavi, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India ORCID
Eric Turner, George Washington University, United States
Gábor Hosszú, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Hungary ORCID
Guoying Zhang, Midwestern State University, United States
Heath Row, University of Southern California, United States
Istvan Mezgar, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Jason Baker, Regent University, United States
Jyotsana Thakur, Amity University Haryana, India ORCID
Kangning Wei, Shandong University, China
Leila Esmaeili, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCID
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal ORCID
Manpreet Dhillon, Hult International Business School, United States
Miguel-Ángel Sicilia, University of Alcalá, Spain
Mohammed Al-Kasasbeh, Police College - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Muhammet KÖROĞLU, Uşak University, Turkey
Qingyu Zhang, Arizona State University, China
Ta Tao Chuang, Gonzaga University, United States
Ulf Rerrer-Brusch, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Vladimir Modrak, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia
Xiaomo Liu, Thomson Reuters Corporation, United States
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