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Research Projects

Digital Government
Centers & Organizations

Government Portals


IEEE Computer Special Issue on Digital Government

Magazines, Periodical,
& Journals


Selected Articles


Conferences &

Businesses Dealing
with Digital Government


Links to other Digital
Government Resources

Social Services Agencies

Research Projects

A Language-Modeling Approach to Metadata for Cross-Database Linkage and Search -- University of Massachusetts and Carnegie Mellon University, USA


Archimedes -- Stanford University, USA


A Web-Based Query System for Disclosure-Limited Statistical Analysis of Confidential Data -- National Institute of Statistical Sciences, USA


Citizen Access to Government Statistical Data -- University of Maryland, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Syracuse University, USA


Citizen Agenda-Setting in the Regulatory Process: Electronic Collection and Synthesis of Public Commentary -- Providence College, USA


Collaborative Research: Quality Graphics for Federal Statistical Summaries -- Georges Masson University, Penn State University, Geo Vista Center, and Rice University, USA


Collecting and Using Geospatial Data in the Field: An Extensible Framework and Testbed -- Iowa State University and University of California at Santa Barbara, USA


COPLINK Center: Information and Knowledge Management for Law Enforcement -- University of Arizona, USA


E-Government: Human-Centered Systems for Business Services -- Rutgers University, USA


E-Democracy Toolkit, Napier University, Scotland, UK


Hotlinked Governance: Openness, Effectiveness and the World Wide Web in Public Organizations -- Georges Masson University, USA


Knowledge Management Over Time-Varying Geospatial Datasets -- University of Maine, USA


Knowledge Networking in the Public Sector -- University at Albany, USA


Representation and Distribution of Geospatial Knowledge -- Arizona State University, USA


The Energy Data Collection Project -- USC/ISI and Columbia University, USA


Very Large Scale Multidimensional Data Management and Retrieval for USGS and NIMA Imagery -- SUNY at Buffalo, USA

Digital Government Centers & Organizations

Association for Federal IRM (AFFIRM) -- USA


Authority for IT in the Public Administration (AIPA, Autorità per l'Informatica nella Pubblica Amministrazione) -- Italy


Center for eGovernance -- National Academy of Public Administration -- USA


Center for Technology in Government – University at Albany, USA  


Cyberspace Policy Research Group -- University of Arizona and George Mason University -- USA.


Digital Government Research Center (DGRC) – USC/ISI and Columbia University, USA


Electronic Policy Network -- USA


Government Center for Informatics / Center Vlade RS za informatiko (CVI) – Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia


Institute for Development Policy and Management, The University of Manchester -- UK


Institute for Electronic Government -- IBM


International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration -- Australia


The International Teledemocracy Centre, Napier University – Scotland, UK


The Internet Policy Institute -- USA


United States General Services Administration Office of Electronic Government -- USA

Government Portals

accessIndiana -- USA


accessWashington -- USA


Corporation for National Service -- USA


eCitizen -- Singapore -- USA


FirstGov -- USA


General Services Administration -- USA


i-minitel -- France


maxi -- Australia


UK online Citizen Portal -- UK


Vipnet -- USA


IEEE Computer Special Issue on Digital Government,
February 2001

The Ongoing March Toward Digital Government


Understanding Digital Government Project Failures


Electronic Petitions and the Scottish Parliament


Disseminating Information but Protecting Confidentiality


Portuguese Parliamentary Records Digital Library


Enabling Italian E-Government through a Cooperative Architecture


Simplifying Data Access: The Energy Data Collection Project


Managing Government Databases


Digital Government Security Infrastructure Design Challenges

Magazines, Periodicals, & Journals


Communications of the ACM – November 2000 and January 2001 Issues


Computer – February 2001 Issue


Democracies Online Newswire


DG Online – The Magazine of Digital Government Research


E-Gov Journal


Federal Computer Week


Government Computer News


NGA Online


NSF Publications




The Economist


Richard Heeks (forthcoming March 2001). Public Sector Information Systems: An International Text, Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA/London


Richard Heeks (ed.) (1999). Reinventing government in the information age: international practice in IT-enabled public sector reform, London/New York: Routledge

Selected Articles

Government online exchange for reusable components launched, InfoWorld, May 2001


Virginia plans for paperless, e-government network, March 2001


Governors Discuss Ways of Using Technology to Create More Responsive Government, February 2001


Democracy in an IT-framed Society - Introduction, January 2001


The latest look at the racial digital divide, November 2000


Digital politics 2000, November 2000


An Internet of democracy, November 2000


Voting automation, November 2000


Time for diplomacy to enter digital age, October 2000


The 50 states, September 2000


Here are 13 steps to take towards building a digital government, August 2000


Research can head off poor systems work, August 2000


Online government, July 2000


Government computer news and association for federal IRM, July 2000


Privacy issues aren't just for the private sector, July 2000


IT executives say the road to digital government is flecked with potholes, June 2000


Holden leaves IRS e-tax post, June 2000


Handle with care, June 2000


Digital democracy, June 2000


Sign on the line, June 2000


The next revolution, June 2000


Gathering IT intelligence, June 2000


Clinton unveils e-Government plans, June 2000


Experts say research can fill gaps in IT, May 2000


NSF plays matchmaker for e-gov, May 2000


A question of trust, May 2000


Lax e-gov efforts create divide, report says, April 2000


OMB set to release electronic services guidance, April 2000


White House Requests Study on Internet Voting, December 1999


Science foundation publishes its findings on how to build an electronic government, July 1999


Daley makes push for his 'e-commerce department' campaign, July 1999


Link research, practice to go digital, report says, June 1999


Report of the National Workshop on Internet Voting: Issues and Research Agenda, March 2001 [PDF]


Securing Electronic Government. Prepared by Security, Privacy, and Critical Infrastructure Committee, Chief Information Officers Council, January 2001 [HTML]


E-government, best value and the law, Society of Information Technology Management (UK) Report, December 2000


Social, Educational, and Governmental Change Enabled through Information Technology, VLDB International Conference, Cairo, Egypt, September 2000 [PDF]


eGovernance in the Nation State: A Great Opportunity, or the Last Chance, Bangalore November 1999


Information systems for public sector management, Institute for Development Policy and Management Report Series, The University of Manchester, UK


Assessing E-Government: the Internet, democracy, and service delivery by state and federal governments, Darrell M. West, Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University, USA, September 2000


The Digital Government Plan, Building the Digital Washington Community, September 2000


Transforming access to government through Information Technology. President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee / Panel on transforming government (PITAC PTG).  Executive Office of the President of the United States, August 2000 [PDF]


Sizing US eGovernment, The Forrester Report, Forrester Research Inc., August 2000 [PDF]


Realizing E-Government – A technology Framework for Today and Tomorrow, EzGov, 2000 [PDF]


Some assembly required: building a digital government for the 21st century. Sharon Dawes et al. for the U.S. National Science Foundation, March 1999  [Abstract in HTML] [PDF] 


Information technology research: investing in our future, President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) Report to the President, Executive office of the president of the United States, February 1999

Conferences and Workshops

Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences – Minitrack on Information Technology and Public Administration: eGovernment – January 7-10, 2002, Hawaii


dg.o 2001, Connecting Government and the People Electronically – May 21-23, 2001, Los Angeles


National Workshop on Internet Voting, Maryland, October 2000


Sixth International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, Chicago, October 2000 -  Panel: From Minitel to the World-Wide Web and Beyond: The Ongoing Role of Multimedia Information Systems in Digital Government


VLDB International Conference, Cairo, Egypt, September 2000 – Panel: Social, Educational, and Governmental Change Enabled through Information Technology


dg.o 2000, Where Digital Government Begins – May 15-17, 2000, Los Angeles


Designing the Digital Government of the 21st Century: A Multidisciplinary Workshop -- October 5-8, 1998 Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany USA


The Council for Excellence in Government

Businesses Dealing with Digital Government







Digital Government Consortium

Links to Other Digital Government Resources



SOCITM e-Government Index

Social Services Agencies

ARCH National Resource Center for Respite and Crisis Care Services


Center for Career Development in Early Care and Education


Child Quest International


Families and Work Institute


Family World Home Page


Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA)


National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI)


National Center for Children in Poverty


National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NEC*TAS)


National Research Council


National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care


Prevention of Child Abuse


School-Age Child Care Project


The American Public Welfare Association (APWA)


US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)



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