Digital Government Reference Library: 1.461 New Academic References (Version 15.0 Released)

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The latest version of the Digital Government Reference Library has been published and adds another 1.461 academic references on digital government, -governance, and -democracy.

Version 15.0 of the Digital Government Reference Library (DGRL), previously named Electronic Government Reference Library (EGRL), has been published as of June 15, 2019. The library now contains 11,760 references of predominantly English-language, peer-reviewed work in the study domains of digital government, digital governance, and digital democracy.

This marks a 4.9% increase in references from version 14.5 (December 2018) and a 14.2% increase from version 14.0 (June 2018). This past publication period has yet been another good one for Digital Government-related publishing adding another 4-digit number (1,461) of new peer-reviewed academic references within the past 12 months.

The DGRL has become an indispensable tool for Digital Government scholars. In particular, reviewers of paper submissions are reported to rely heavily on this reference library. Packaged in a 12.1 MB zip file, bibTeX, RIS, and an Endnote Export versions are available. Mendeley or Zotero versions can easily be created by importing from RIS or bibTeX files. Please get back to us in case of any errors or omissions. Thank you for your interest and cooperation.

Download DGRL v 15.

The next version of DGRL (15.5) is scheduled for release on December 15, 2019.

Please also note: The DGRL is provided on basis of self-service. Do not request any support.


Dr. Hans Jochen Scholl, MBA



University of Washington

The Information School