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Title: A decade of Portuguese research in e-government: Evolution, current standing, and ways forward
Author: Dias, João Gonçalo Gomes de Paiva
Keywords: Bibliometrics
Co-authorship analysis
Content analysis
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Abstract: In this paper, we present an investigation of the Portuguese research on e-government. Bibliometric techniques are used to explore all the documents published by researchers affiliated to Portuguese institutions from 2005 to 2014 and listed in the Scopus® database. Research production, impact, source types, language used, subject areas, topics, scopes, methods, authors, institutions, networks, and international cooperation are analysed and discussed. We conclude that so that Portuguese research on e-government can evolve, more researchers should be involved, international cooperation should be developed, and more attention should be given to the study of the reasons behind the very good results of the country in the provision of e-government services, as measured by the international rankings. By establishing the evolution and current standing of e-government research in Portugal and exploring the ways forward, our conclusions may prove useful to e-government researchers, research managers, and research policy makers. © Copyright 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Peer review: yes
DOI: 10.1504/EG.2016.078415
ISSN: 1740-7494
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