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• On March 2022 the editor of IxD&A (ASLERD) became a member of Crossref and allow IxD&A to assign DOIs to the journal, to the issues, and to the published papers. The deposit of DOIs started with issue N.50 has been back-extended to all the previously published issues. Recently we started also the deposit of the reference lists to be compliant with I4OC (Initiative for OpenCitations)

• On the occasion of the integration of videos in the IxD&A website the journal took another step into the future and started to issue blockchain-anchored e-certificates for the authors and the guest editors that take part in the Meet the Authors events by introducing the corresponding issue and presenting their own papers.

• On occasion of the pubblication of issue N. 47 IxD&A journal inaugurated the video era (the third one) with the event ‘Meet the Authors’
An overview of IxD&A Journal @ Meet the Authors N. 47

• On April 2021 inaugurated the IxD&A Youtube channel -> link

2024 Open call for special issues and focus sections: is now online -> 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 2008 (Issue N. 3-4)

N.57 is now available for reading and downloading 

Includes a special issue on ‘Competence-based education: from school to responsible citizenship, wellbeing, and democracy.’
Guest editors: Ilaria Bortolotti, Stefano Cacciamani, Romina Cachia, Arianna Sala, Nadia Sansone
and regular papers
link to the Table of contents: (static & dynamic)

Next issue:

• N.58 (Autumn 2023)
‘Design Education for Hybrid Environments: Pedagogies, frameworks, and tools for crafting next-generation physical-digital spaces’
Guest editors: Daniel Rosenberg Munoz, Dina El Zanfaly, Peter Scupelli, Daragh Byrne
submission closed -> link to the call

Open calls:

• N.59  (Winter 2023)
‘Smart Learning Ecosystems as engines of the twin transitions’
Guest editors: Mihai Dascalu, Oscar Mealha, Sirje Virkus
link to the call

‘AI for Humans and Humans for AI: Towards Cultures of Participation in the Digital Age’
Guest editors: Renate Andersen, Vita Santa Barletta, Anders Mørch, Alessandro Pagano
submission closed -> link to the call

Preliminary communication on further scheduled issues:

• N.60 (Spring 2024)
‘Technologies, Tools, and Techniques for Online Design-Based Activities with Children’
Guest editors: Naska Goagoses, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Erkki Rötkönen, Tariq Zaman
link to the call

• ‘Designing for People in Human-Robot Collaboration’
Guest editors: Stine S. Johansen, Alan Burden, Eike Schneiders, Alexander N. Walzer
link to the call

• N. 61 (Summer 2024)
‘STEAM teaching and learning: advances beyond the state of the art’
Guest editors: Hector Cardona-Reyes, Carlos Alberto Lara-Álvarez, Miguel Angel Ortiz Esparza, Klinge Orlando Villalba-Condori

Citation of papers published on IxD&A  

We recommend using the following citation schemes (to be adapted to the specific Journal format):
Surname1 N1., Surname2 N2., Surname3 N3.: Paper Title, Interaction Design & Architecture(s) – IxD&A Journal, N.23, 2014, pp. 15–30

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 the sense of belonging to a community and promotion of the individuals.

The scientific editors and all colleagues who voluntarily contribute to the editorial process are constantly striving to improve it and, at the same time, to bring it into line with international standards, as well as to consistently increase the quality of the published content and preserve the fairness, speed and rigour of the review process.
All this has also production costs, and we do really appreciate if you can help bear them  in order to maintain If you wish to help to keep Gold Open Access (OA) road to the published contents and avoid avoid the use of advertising.
Any small contribution will be very much appreciated.
Donations are collected through the publisher, a non-profit scientific association ASLERD. Information about funds collected and their usage will be published periodically on this website.
Thank you in advance for for supporting IxD&A: 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

IxD&A Indexing

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