JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government: Announcements <p>The eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM) is a Q3 Open Access e-journal offering a rigorous double-blind peer-review. Submitting to and publishing in JeDEM is free of charge (no processing charges or APCs).</p> <p>The journal aims to bridge innovative, insightful and stimulating research, testing and findings with practice and the work conducted by governments, NPOs, NGOs and professionals. JeDEM encourages articles which come from different disciplines or adopt an interdisciplinary approach, including eVoting, ePolitics, eSociety, business IT, applied computer gaming and simulation, cyberpsychology, usability, decision sciences, marketing, economics, psychology, sociology, media studies, communication studies, political science, philosophy, law, policy, legislation, and ethics. JeDEM provides up-to-date articles with ideas to be discussed, used and implemented, whilst at the same time also being a repository of knowledge. We encourage a diversity of methods and theoretical lenses, including critical studies in these thematic fields.</p> <p>We publish theoretical, practical and empirical research in the categories research papers, invited papers, project descriptions and reflections. Authors can submit to JeDEM as a response to a special issue call for papers or as an ongoing submission. For publication sections and their policies as well as information on indexing see the section <a title="About the Journal" href="" target="_self">About the Journal</a>.</p> <p><strong>What are the main benefits of publishing with JeDEM?</strong></p> <ul> <li class="show">Our journal is truly open access: Publishing and reading is free of charge.</li> <li class="show">JeDEM publishes a variety of publications: ongoing and completed research articles are selected after a rigorous blind peer review by experts in the field. We also publish reflections and project descriptions.</li> <li class="show">JeDEM is indexed with <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">EBSCO</a>, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">DOAJ</a>, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google scholar</a>, <a href="">Scopus</a> and the <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Public Knowledge Project metadata harvester</a>. Each article is identified with a <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">DOI (Digital Object Identifier). </a></li> <li class="show">Due to the online publishing format, our publication process is comparably quicker than the one of traditional journals.</li> <li class="show">Papers published as articles that are not peer-reviewed can be extended and re-used for further publication, e.g. as regular peer-reviewed journal article.</li> </ul> en-US Annual JeDEM Conference Special Issue scheduled for Summer 2023! <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government will publish its annual conference special issue in Summer 2023, showcasing a special selection of papers consisting of the nominees for the Best Paper Award of the IFIP EGOV-CeDEM-ePart conference held in September 2022 in Linköping (Sweden). </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">This issue will bring together some of the most significant research papers in electronic governance, electronic participation, electronic democracy, and on several other related topics including the role of social media, digital transformation in society, Artificial Intelligence, policy informatics, cybersecurity, legal informatics, smart governance and social innovation. </span></p> JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government 2022-12-01 JeDEM Articles Now Available in University for Continuing Education Krems Repository! <p>JeDEM articles are now easily accessible to members of the University of Continuing Education Krems (UWK) through the University repository DOOR. The repository is an institutional online platform based on Open Access principles, whose aim is to make publications accessible to a broad public audience. All full-text publications in DOOR can be used and downloaded by any interested parties without restriction and without them having to log in.</p> JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government 2022-10-04 JeDEM listed as Q3 journal by Scimago Journal and Country Rankings! <p>We are delighted to announce that the eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM) has been listed as a Q3 journal in 2021 by the <strong>Scimago Journal and Country Rankings</strong> (! Thank you for your valuable contributions to our journal and for your continued support as we strive for global excellence in the fields of e-democracy and digital government. We strongly encourage you to consider publishing your work with us and/or join our burgeoning community of peer reviewers! Log on at to register. To help us maintain the highest publishing and reviewing standards, we request that you ensure that your profile and research interests at JeDEM are always kept up to date.</p> JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government 2022-08-08