Special Issue “Augmented Reality for Cultural Contexts”


Schermata 2021-08-11 alle 10.25.09


Information is a scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of information science and technology, data, knowledge, and communication, and  published monthly  by MDPI.

This Special Issue encourages submissions focused on research into collaborative augmented reality in cultural contexts.Selected papers presented at the Salento AVR 2021 International Conference are invited to submit extended versions to this Special Issue of the journal Information.

All submitted papers will undergo our standard peer-review procedure and accepted papers will be published in open access format in Information and collected together on the Special Issue website.

Conference papers should be cited and noted on the first page of the paper. Furthermore, authors are asked to disclose that it is a conference paper in their cover letter and to include a statement on what has changed as compared to the original conference paper.

Please note that submitted extended papers should contain at least 40% new content (e.g., in the form of technical extensions, more in-depth evaluations, or additional use cases) and not exceed 30% copy/paste from the conference paper.


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Information is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI’s English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.



  • Augmented reality in cultural heritage
  • Collaborative environments
  • Collaborative augmented reality
  • Multiuser augmented reality applications


Special Issue Editor

Prof. Lucio Tommaso De Paolis  
Department of Engineering for Innovation
University of Salento
Lecce, Italy