JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government: Announcements 2020-07-09T04:38:48-07:00 Open Journal Systems <p>The eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM) is an 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 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 truely 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 conference proceedings and 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> Reader Feedback Form 2020-07-09T04:38:48-07:00 JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government 2020-07-09T04:38:48-07:00 New issue 12(1) out now! 2020-07-08T12:31:36-07:00 JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government 2020-07-08T12:31:36-07:00 JeDEM is now using ReviewerCredits! 2020-05-18T04:34:07-07:00 JeDEM - eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government <p><img src="" alt="ReviewerCredits" width="157" height="49"></p> <p>Do you also think that reviewing should deserve more credit? Then we’ve got news for you!</p> <p>Our OA Journal for E-Democracy and Open Government (JeDEM) started to use&nbsp;<a href="">ReviewerCredits</a>. This is a great tool that received worldwide attention to acknowledge reviewing efforts of researchers, and they also offer free training to reviewers.</p> <p><a href="">ReviewerCredits</a>&nbsp;is an independent platform supporting the peer-review process by validating and certifying activities and providing tangible rewards to reviewers.</p> <p>We very much recommend to check out their video about&nbsp;<a title="how Reviewercredits work" href="">how it all works</a>.<span id="more-17593"></span></p> <p>ReviewerCredits also announced some news recently. The renewed their functionality on their website, plus they are hosting a webbinar on peer review called “peering into peer-review” on 20th May. Interested? Check it out&nbsp;<a href="">here</a>.</p> <p>And more: You can now use your credits and support a green project to help local communities in different continents by planting a new tree. You can support a green initiative in Australia, India and Madagascar.</p> <p>So join JeDEM in our attempt to better certify, measure and reward the activity of reviewers! If you want to become a reviewer for JeDEM, please sign up at our website and&nbsp;<a href="">register as reviewer</a>. And don’t forget to specify your reviewing interest, so that we can cover your area of expertise better.</p> 2020-05-18T04:34:07-07:00