Information For Authors

The eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM) is an international and multi-disciplinary open access which provides researchers and practitioners the opportunity to advance the practice and understanding of eDemocracy, eGovernment and  eParticipation.

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

The journal focuses on the following subjects:

  • Policy and Legislation
  • Political Science
  • Business Information Technology
  • Business and Economy
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Usability and User Experience
  • eDemocracy
  • eSociety
  • eGovernment
  • eParticipation
  • eVoting
  • Applied Computer Gaming and Simulation
JeDEM has different sections, which underlie different reviewing criteria:
  • Part I: Scientific Research Papers (research in progress or completed) - anonymous peer review;
  • Part II: Case Studies - anonymous peer review;
  • Part III: Project Descriptions (focus on practitioners) – editorial review;
  • Part IV: Literature Reviews; Q&A; Letters to the Editors/Editorial; Expert Comments; Readers’ Page; Editorial Comment... – no review.

If you are interested in submitting a paper in one of the above sections in reply to a special call, we recommend that you review the About the Journal page for the journal's policies and the Author Guidelines. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting papers, or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the process. Please note that also all published articles can be commented by readers.

Contributors to JeDEM retain rights in their works because we use a Creative Commons license for publishing papers.

Authors hold copyright and publishing rights without restrictions.