Publication date: Available online 11 January 2016 Source:Government Information Quarterly Author(s): Hui-Ju Wang, Jin Lo With an emerging interest in open government data (OGD) around the world, there has been an increasing need for research on the determinants of OGD …

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Publication date: July 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 3 Author(s): Renee E. Sieber, Peter A. JohnsonAs open data becomes more widely provided by government, it is important to ask questions about the future possibilities and forms that government open …

Civic open data at a crossroads: Dominant models and current challenges Read more »

Publication date: July 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 3 Author(s): Nik Thompson, Ravi Ravindran, Salvatore NicosiaPublic sector agencies routinely store large volumes of information about individuals in the community. The storage and analysis of this information benefits society, as …

Government data does not mean data governance: Lessons learned from a public sector application audit Read more »

Publication date: July 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 3 Author(s): Rui Pedro LourençoThis study aims to assess whether the current structure and organization of some of the most prominent open government portals (‘data.gov’ type) is adequate for supporting transparency …

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Publication date: January 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 1 Author(s): Fons Wijnhoven, Michel Ehrenhard, Johannes KuhnOpen government aims, among others, at improving engagement of citizens in public sector activities. To realize this potential, we need to understand citizens’ motivations …

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Publication date: Available online 10 August 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly Author(s): Frank L.K. Ohemeng, Kwaku Ofosu-Adarkwa In recent years the necessity for governments to develop new public values of openness and transparency, and thereby increase their citizenries’ sense of inclusiveness, and …

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Publication date: Available online 4 August 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly Author(s): Emad A. Abu-ShanabOpen government is a new phenomenon that attracted much research in recent years. The major dimensions of open government included some redundancy with respect to the indications of …

Reengineering the open government concept: An empirical support for a proposed model Read more »

Publication date: July 2015Source:Government Information Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 3 Author(s): Tara DasPurposeThis paper examines how federal statistics is used in scholarly research via a new type of citation analysis that leverages the strengths of information aggregators, like Altmetric LLP, …

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Paper by Frank L. K. Ohemeng and Kwaku Ofosu-Adarkwa in the Government Information Quarterly: “In recent years the necessity for governments to develop new public values of openness and transparency, and thereby increase their citizenries’ sense of inclusiveness, and their trust in and confidence …

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