International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP)

International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP)

Editors-in-Chief: Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha (Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal) and Emanuel Soares Peres (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS, INSPEC and 12 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1938-0194|EISSN: 1938-0208|DOI: 10.4018/IJWP


Web portals are one of the most important components in the context of business integration. The International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP) is a high-quality refereed journal on portal software, engineering practices, and technologies. The journal serves as means for researchers, developers, and industry practitioners to publish their research and practical experiences in the technological, business, organizational, and social dimensions of Web portals development and applications. The journal also promotes communication and networking among portal, Web services, and SOA researchers and engineers at a time when new developments are taking place in portal technologies. Furthermore, it contributes to the development of new portal architectures and solutions in all fields of application.

Topics Covered

  • Business process integration and management
  • Cloud and grid solutions
  • Content management systems
  • Customization
  • E-commerce and e-business applications
  • Evolution of portals
  • Frameworks for portal design and development
  • Infrastructures
  • Mobile technologies and applications
  • Project Management
  • Resource management, performance issues, and administration issues
  • Security Issues
  • Semantic web services and federated architectures in web portals
  • Tools and development environments
  • User interface issues
  • Web Services

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP) is to be a primary forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate the evolving theory and practice related to Web portals, providing comprehensive coverage and understanding in its technological, business, organizational, and social dimensions. IJWP expands knowledge on all types of portals, from personal and corporate to domain specific, including government, news, cultural, collaborative, and business oriented portals. The journal publishes original contributions concerned with all aspects of planning, development, implementation, management, and exploitation, including literature reviews and case studies.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 13: 2 Issues (2021): Forthcoming, Available for Pre-Order
Volume 12: 2 Issues (2020): 1 Released, 1 Forthcoming
Volume 11: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 10: 2 Issues (2018)
Volume 9: 2 Issues (2017)
Volume 8: 1 Issue (2016)
Volume 7: 2 Issues (2015)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2010)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2009)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Technology at the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, Portugal. She holds a Dipl. Eng. in the field of Systems and Informatics Engineering, an M.Sci. in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Dr.Sci in the field of Production Systems Engineering. She teaches subjects related to Information Systems, Information Technologies and Organizational Models to undergraduate and post-graduate studies. She supervises several PhD projects in the domain of Virtual Enterprises and Information Systems and Technologies. She regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals and participates in international scientific conferences. She serves as a member of Editorial Boards and as an Associate Editor for several International Journals and for several Scientific Committees of International Conferences. She has authored and edited several books and her work appears in more than 100 papers published in journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is the co-founder and co-chair of several international conferences: CENTERIS – Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems, ViNOrg - International Conference on Virtual and Networked Organizations: Emergent Technologies and Tools and SeGAH – IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health.
Emanuel Soares Peres is an Assistant Professor at Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro University (UTAD) in Portugal. He has been lecturing in areas such as mobile devices, web development, computer networks and electronics since 2003. He is an integrated researcher at the Technology and Science Associate Laboratory (INESC-TEC) and his research focuses on combining sensing networks, in-field processing units and mesh communication networks to develop data acquisition systems, which enable decision support tools. Human–computer interaction namely through using augmented reality systems and mobile devices in areas such as education and tourism is also an area of interest. He is a member of the organization of international conferences such as CENTERIS (Conference on ENTERprise Information Systems) and HCIST (International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies).

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
João Varajão, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Associate Editors
Stefan Liesche, IBM, Germany
Rui Lopes Rijo, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Ricardo Martinho, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal ORCID
Emanuel Peres, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal
Robert Redpath, SystemicLogic Pty Ltd, Australia
Neil Richardson, SkyBlue Consulting Ltd, United Kingdom
Arthur Tatnall, Victoria University, Australia
João Varajão, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Brenton Worley, Intunity Pty Ltd., Australia
Editorial Review Board
Telmo Adão, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Esharenana Adomi, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Nigeria
Ezendu Ariwa, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Janus Boye, J. Boye, Denmark
Daniel Brewer, Sentric Pty Ltd, Australia
Mario Cannataro, Universita Magna Graecia, Italy
Hélio Castro, Portugal
Jinjun Chen, University of Technology, Australia
Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal ORCID
Haluk Demirkan, United States
Luís Ferreira, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal ORCID
Miguel Guinalíu-Blasco, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Manish Gupta, SUNY-Buffalo, United States
Markus Helfert, Ireland
Jun-Jang Jeng, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, United States
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, Raipur, India ORCID
Liz Kendall, Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
Khaled Khan, Qatar University, Qatar
Khalil Khoumbati, University of Sindh, Pakistan
Vikas Kumar, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, India ORCID
Ying Chieh Liu, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan ORCID
Nuno Lopes, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal ORCID
Fernando Moreira, Portucalense University, Portugal ORCID
Julian Newman, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Jan Newmarch, Box Hill Institute, Australia
David Parsons, The Mind Lab, New Zealand ORCID
José Luís Pereira, University of Minho, Portugal ORCID
Tony Polgar, Sportsbet, Australia
Yassine Rhazali, Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Morocco ORCID
James Robertson, Step Two Designs, Australia
Carlos Rompante Cunha, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal ORCID
Quan Sheng, Adelaide University, Australia
Alberto Simões, Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Portugal
S. Sudhakar
João Tavares, Universidade do Porto, Portugal ORCID
António Trigo, Institute Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal ORCID
Eric Tsui, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Manupati Vijaya Kumar, National Institute of Technology Warangal, India
Ed Young, Young Consulting, Australia
Zhu Zhang, University of Arizona, United States


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Maria Manuela Cruz Cunha
Emanuel Peres
International Journal of Web Portals (IJWP)

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