The eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM) provides researchers and practitioners the opportunity to advance the practice and understanding of eDemocracy, eGovernment, eParticipation. 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. Given the different backgrounds of the editors, 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.

JeDEM publishes ongoing and completed research, case studies and project descriptions  that are selected after a rigorous blind review by experts in the field.

JeDEM is indexed with EBSCO, DOAJ, Google scholar, and the Public Knowledge Project metadata harvester.



JeDEM encourages ongoing submissions

Authors can submit to the journal throughout the year.  
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Call for Papers: Special Issue of "Sustainability" (ISSN 2071-1050)


Special Issue "Sustainability and Digital Environment" with Guest Editors Roland W. Scholz, Gerald Steiner & Peter Parcycek

Topics/ Keywords inlcude: digital revolution; rebound effects of digital technologies; sustainable digital environments; vulnerability; resilience management

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2017


Posted: 2016-11-03

CeDEM17: the International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2017: CfP Extended until 6. January 2017


17 May 2017 - 19 May 2017


CeDEM17 brings together e-democracy, e-participation and open government specialists working in academia, politics, government and business to critically analyse the innovations, issues, ideas and challenges in the networked societies of the digital age.

Extended Deadline for Submissions: 6 January 2017

Posted: 2016-09-22 More...
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Vol 9, No 1 (2017)

Welcome to this special issue of JeDEM focusing on “Open Government and the Open Government Partnership (OGP).” This issue contributes to the ongoing dialogue regarding the impact of OGP on the way that openness is unfolding worldwide. It comprises one invited article, three research articles, and one reflection.

Table of Contents


Mary Francoli, Johann Hoechtl

Special Issue: Invited Papers

Sanjay Pradhan, Munyema Hasan

Special Issue: Research Papers

Christopher Wilson
Omenogo Veronica Mejabi, Adesina Lukuman Azeez, Adeyinka Adedoyin, Muhtahir Oluseyi Oloyede
Merlin Chatwin, Godwin Arku

Special Issue: Reflections

Tetiana Korshun