The Electronic Journal of e-Government publishes perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of e-Government

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Aims and Scope

The Electronic Journal of e-Government is intended to provide perspectives on topics relevant to the field of e-Government and web-enabling technology in the public sector. Through its publication the journal aims to contribute to the development of both theory and practice. The journal will accept academically robust papers that contribute to the area e-Government, including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • e-Government portals
  • e-Government transaction sites
  • webocracy
  • e-Democracy
  • security and confidentiality
  • integrated systems
  • citizen centric information systems
  • web-enabled knowledge management
  • other ICT enabled systems in the public service sector

Every paper submitted to the journal is blind-refereed by two members of the editorial board or other suitably qualified readers. The Editor reserves the right to reject papers that, in the view of the editorial board, are either of insufficient quality, or are not relevant to the subject area. The editor is prepared to discuss contributions before submission. The journal publishes work in the categories described below.

Research Papers

These may be qualitative or quantitative, empirical or theoretical in nature and can discuss completed research findings or work in progress.

Case Studies

Case studies are welcomed illustrating practise in the field of information systems evaluation.

View Points

View points are less academically rigorous articles usually in areas of controversy which will fuel some interesting debate.

Conference Reports and Book Reviews

Anyone who attends a conference or reads a book that they feel contributes to the area of Business Research Methods is encouraged to submit a review for publication.

Contribution and Dates

Those wishing to make a submission should read the Submission Guidelines and then submit using the online submission form. Submissions are welcome at any time.

From July 2017 EJEG is moving to a continuous method of publication. This means that once a paper has been finally accepted, an invoice for the publication fee will be sent. On receipt of payment the paper will pass through to typesetting and authors will receive page proofs to check. We will endeavour to provide page proofs within two weeks of the publication fee being received and to publish the paper within two weeks of authors accepting the page proofs. The exception to this process is special issues. In this case authors will be kept informed as to progress of the issue, but all papers will be published together.

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