2021 Granada Keynote Calls for Focus on Existential Threats to Humanity and Dangerous Successes in Digital Government Research

On Thursday, September 9, 2021,  Hans Jochen Scholl gave the conference keynote speech (47 min including Q&A, mp4 format) entitled “Digital Government Research — Then, Now, and in Years to Come,” at EGOV-CeDEM-ePart. The conference was held at the University of Granada, Spain, in a hybrid format with about on-site 40 attendees and some 60 attendees online. EGOV-CeDEM-ePart, organized by the IFIP Working Group 8.5 (Information Systems in Public Administration), is the top-rated Digital Government Conference in Europe, which attracts submissions from across the globe.

Within the Digital Transformation track of the conference, Jochen also presented a paper co-authored with Erich E. Holdeman under the title “Practitioners’ Perceptions of Fitness to Task of a Leading Disaster Response Management Tool,” which will appear in the conference proceedings published within the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Digital Government Reference Library (DGRL) Version 15.0 Released

Version 15.0 of the Digital Government Reference Library (DGRL), which was previously named Electronic Government Reference Library (EGRL), has been published as of June 15, 2019. The library now contains 11,760 references of predominantly English-language, peer-reviewed work in the study domains of digital government, digital governance, and digital democracy.

This marks a 4.9% increase in references from version 14.5 (December of 2018) and a 14.2% increase from version 14.0 (June of 2018). This past publication period has yet been another good one for Digital Government-related publishing adding another 4-digit number (1,461) of new peer-reviewed academic references within the past 12 months.

The DGRL has become an indispensable tool for Digital Government scholars. In particular, reviewers of paper submissions are reported to rely heavily on this reference library. Packaged in a 12.1 MB zip file, bibTeXRIS, and an Endnote Export versions are available. Mendeley or Zotero versions can easily be created by importing from RIS or bibTeX files. Please get back to us in case of any errors or omissions. Thank you for your interest and cooperation.

Please also note: The DGRL is provided on basis of self-service. Do not request any support.

Acknowledgement: No curator can do her work alone. Under the curator and editorship of Hans Jochen Scholl, the DGRL has been maintained and expanded over the years with the help of a team led by Jan Boyd and graduate student team members Colin Anderson, Emily Cunningham, Erika Deal, Gary Gao, Kreg Hasegawa, Jackie Holmes, Julia Hon, Christine Lee, Andrew Mckenna-Foster, Hannah Robinson, Richard Robohm, Kelle Rose, Stephanie Rossi, Christopher Setzer, and Daniel Wilson.

Citation: Scholl, H. J. (2019, 06/15/2019). The Digital Government Reference Library (DGRL). Versions 15.0—15.5. Retrieved from http://faculty.washington.edu/jscholl/dgrl/

2012 Record Year for E-Government-related Academic Productivity

Seattle, WA. Academic publishing on electronic government has reached an all-time high this year with 850 new peer-reviewed publications in the English language, which have been logged for the period of 12/15/2011 through 12/14/2012. Academic interest in this study domain has never been stronger before. References to the most recent publications can be found in the E-Government Reference Library (EGRL). This reference library is updated semi-annually on June 15 and December 15 of each year.

E-Government Reference Library (EGRL) version 8.5 (12/15/2012)

We herewith make available version 8.5 (December 15, 2012) of the E-Government Reference Library (EGRL) in a ZIP file containing editions in BibTeX, EndNoteTM XML, a full EndNoteTM lib, a PDF, RTF, and txt formats.

Version 8.5 of the EGRL now contains 5,524 references of predominantly English language, peer-reviewed work. The number of qualifying references in the library has increased by 474, or 9.4 % over version 8.0 (June 15, 2012) and by 18.1 % over version 7.5 (December 15, 2011). This year 2012 has been a record year for e-Government-related publishing.

We can repeat what we stated earlier: The EGRL has developed into an indispensable tool for e-Gov scholars. In particular, preparing and reviewing paper submissions was reported to now heavily rely on this reference library.

In order to download the library, please register (or re-register, for repeat downloads) yourself and accept the GPL license agreement. As stated above we provide the references in various editions (BibTeX, EndNote, PDF, and RTF). We also provide a link to the Zotero version.

As an author or co-author please check all your own entries for completeness and correctness. Please get back to us in case of any errors or omissions. Thank you for your interest and cooperation.

Download EGRL 8.5