He is a co-editor of two peer-reviewed journals. First, Cultural Science Journal is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of cultural systems. Second, Baltic Screen Media Review, is dedicated to audiovisual cultures around the Baltic Sea. He has edited also special issues of the International Journal of Communication and International Journal of Cultural Studies. Together with Carlos A. Scolari he co-edited Crossmedia Innovations: Texts, Markets, Institutions, published by Peter Lang in 2012. His more recent edited anthology is Emergence of Cross-Innovation Systems: Audiovisual Industries Co-Innovating with Education, Health Care and Tourism (Emerald, 2019). Most recently he published a co-authored monograph On the Digital Semiosphere: Culture, Media and Science for the Anthropocene (co-authored with John Hartley and Maarja Ojamaa; Bloomsbury 2020). His ongoing research project focuses on public value production in datafying media industries, especially with regard to data technologies such as Semantic Web and blockchain. See about the project here.
Ibrus, Indrek; Ojamaa, Maarja (2020). Creativity of Digital (Audiovisual) Archives: A Dialogue Between Media Archaeology and Cultural Semiotics. Theory, Culture & Society, 37(3).
Ibrus, Indrek (2019). From Innovation Systems to Cross-Innovations. In: Emergence of Cross-innovation Systems: Audiovisual Industries Co-innovating with Education, Health Care and Tourism (20−40). Bingley: Emerald.
Ibrus, Indrek (2018). Newsreels versus Newspapers versus Metadata - A Comparative Study of Metadata Modelling the 1930s in Estonia. VIEW: Journal of European Television History and Culture, 7(12).
Ibrus, I; Rohn, U. (2018). “A Management Approach to Transmedia Enterprises”, in Matthew Freeman, Renira Gambarato (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies. London: Routledge.
Ibrus, I; Ojamaa, M. (2018). “Estonia: Transmedial Disruptions and Converging Conceptualizations in a Small Country”, in Matthew Freeman and William Proctor (eds), Global Convergence Cultures: Transmedia Earth. London: Routledge.
Ibrus, Indrek (2016). The EU Digital Single Market as a Mission Impossible: Audiovisual policy conflicts for Estonia. International Journal of Digital Television, 7 (1), 22-38.
Ibrus, Indrek (2015). Dialogic control: Power in media evolution. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 18 (1), 43−59.
Ibrus, Indrek; Ojamaa, Maarja (2014). What is the Cultural Function and Value of European Transmedia Independents? International Journal of Communication, 8, 2283−2300.
Ibrus, Indrek; Scolari, Carlos A. [eds.] (2012). Crossmedia Innovations: Texts, Markets, Institutions. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.