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iPAC Co-Director Bertot Delivers Keynote at ICEGOV Conference

Monday, November 3, 2014
eGovernment iPAC Co-Director John Bertot delivered the keynote entitled eGovernment and Inclusion: Potential, Issues, & Strategies at the 2014 ICEGOV Conference held in Guimarães, Portugal. The keynote touched on issues surrounding the potential of open data to spur innovative and transformative government...

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iPAC and ALA Announce E-Government@Your Library Webinar Series

Saturday, February 8, 2014
eGovernment The American Library Association (ALA) and the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland at College Park are pleased to announce the re-launch of Lib2Gov, an online e-government resource for librarians. Over the past few months, both organizations have...

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iPAC research cited in the Federal Register

Thursday, November 21, 2013
eGovernment Paul T. Jaeger, co-director of iPAC, and Dr. Jonathan Lazar, Professor at Towson University and an Affiliate Faculty member of iPAC, are two of the authors of a study cited in new regulations from the United States Department of Transportation in the Federal Register (vol. 78, no. 218). These new...

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John Carlo Bertot delivers Keynote at 2013 IFIP EGOV

Thursday, September 12, 2013
eGovernment iPAC co-director John Carlo Bertot will deliver a keynote presentation at the 2013 IFIP e-government conference (EGOV 2013) taking place in Koblenz, Germany 16-19 September 2013. The presentation is entitled Big and Open Data: Policy Issues and Implications. Open Government relies heavily on Open...

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ALA Presentation for newly launched LibEGov.org

Thursday, June 20, 2013
eGovernment As governments continue to increase their use of digital technologies to provide services, libraries serve as essential community anchors that link people to government services and information, and promote civic engagement. Join us to learn how a new website (www.libegov.org) can help you more...

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LibEGov Team to Present at ALA 2013!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
eGovernment  The LibEGov team will be presenting the session "Public Libraries and eGovernment: Meeting the Needs of Your Community through Partnerships for Effective Services" at the American Library Association Conference June 29, 2013. Learn about: The role of public libraries in providing e-government...

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John Carlo Bertot presents at dg.o 2013

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
eGovernment At the 14th Annual International Conference on Digital Government (dg.o 2013), Dr. John Carlo Bertot is presenting on Big Data and E-government: Issues, Policies, and Recommendations. The paper is co-authored with Dr. Heeyon Choi, who served as a visiting scholar with the Information Policy &...

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John Carlo Bertot delivers Keynote at CeDEM13

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
eGovernment The presentation was entitled "Successful eGovernment (eParticipation) Takes a Village: Inclusion and the Role of Community Anchors". The presentation focuses on leveraging community anchor institutions such as public libraries to further participation in democratic processes. The presentation...

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Registration open now for second LibEGov.org webinar!

Thursday, May 16, 2013
eGovernment From the American Library Association, As governments continue to increase their use of digital technologies to provide services, libraries serve as essential community anchors that link people to government services and information, and promote civic engagement. Join us to learn how a new website...

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Unprecedented Evaluation Finds US Government Met Most of its 2011 Commitments

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
eGovernment OpenTheGovernment.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access, promoting government transparency, preserving records and reducing government secrecy.  As of March, 12 2013 their comprehensive evaluation, the Civil Society Report on Implementation of the First US National Action...

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iPAC Staff awarded Best Paper at ICEGOV 2012.

Thursday, October 25, 2012
eGovernment Doctoral students Natalie Greene Taylor and Ursula Gorham; MLS alumni Ruth Lincoln and Elizabeth Larson; and iSchool faculty members John Carlo Bertot and Paul Jaeger are the recipients of the Best Research Paper Award at the 2012 ICEGOV conference for their paper, "The Circular Continuum of...

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Accepting Applications for IMLS-Funded iPAC/ALA E-Gov Scholarships.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
eGovernment  As previously announced, the Information Policy & Access Center, in partnership with the American Library Association, received a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for 15 Master of Library Science (MLS) e-government librarian...

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University of Maryland iSchool Responds to Increased Need for E-Government Service Librarians with 2013 MLS E-Government Scholarship Program

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
eGovernment College Park, Md.-- The University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies, Maryland’s iSchool, and the American Library Association Office of Government Relations have been awarded a grant through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program....

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iPAC Staff receive Best Management Paper Award at 2012 International Conference on Digital Government Research

Thursday, June 14, 2012
eGovernment iPAC Directors John Bertot and Paul Jaeger, iPAC Graduate Research Associates Natalie Greene-Taylor and Ursula Gorham, and Ruth Lincoln were awarded the Best Management Paper Award at the 2012 International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o 2012). DG.o is an annual conference on...

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iPAC Sponsors and Hosts 2012 Digital Government Conference

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
eGovernment The 2012 Digital Government Conference (dg.o 2012) is taking place June 4-7, 2012 at the University of Maryland College Park. Marking its 13th year, the conference brings together an international community of leading digital government researchers and practitioners to discuss such key topics as...

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iPAC to present at Annual International Digital Government Research Conference

Thursday, April 5, 2012
eGovernment The conference will be held on campus June 4-7, 2012. This conference is being sponsored by the Information Policy and Access Center (iPAC) and the iSchool. Dr. Bertot is serving as conference chair. He is also the president of the Digital Government Society of North America; the agency...

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Bertot Presents Paper on Open Government at HICSS Conference

Friday, January 13, 2012
eGovernment iPAC Director John Bertot published the paper “Measurement of Open Government: Metrics and Process” in the Proceedings of the 45th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences held in Maui January 4-7, 2012. The paper, co-authored by Partrice McDermott of OpenTheGovernment.org and Ted...

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Future E-Government Librarians Attend FDLC and Visit College Park

Thursday, October 27, 2011
eGovernment The Federal Library Depository Council meetings held in Arlington, VA from Oct. 17-20, again served as the backdrop for some much-anticipated face-to-face meeting time for those MLS students enrolled in the Government Information Service in the 21st Century online degree program, commonly referred...

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iPAC Co-Director Presents at EGOV Conference in Delft, the Netherlands

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
eGovernment  iPAC Co-Directors John Bertot & Paul Jaeger published the paper “Community-Sourcing: Bridging Resources, Partnerships, and ICTs to Promote Transformative Government” in the Proceedings of the 2011 IFIPS EGOV Conference held in Delft, the Netherlands August 28-September 2, 2011. The paper...

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The "Libraries and E-Government: New Partnerships in Public Service Project" Visits Rockville Memorial Library

Thursday, June 16, 2011
eGovernment Our iPAC project team went to the Rockville Memorial Library (Rockville, MD) on May 26, 2011 to meet with members of the staff and to discuss the possibilities of working with them during the development and implementation of our e-government resource tool. We want to be able to create a resource...

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