From the Editors: Welcome to a New Journal

BO Sundgren


This is the first issue of a new journal, the International Journal of Public Information Systems (IJPIS), published by the Mid Sweden University, We welcome you as a reader and potential contributor to this journal. This issue of IJPIS contains an article that discusses in some depth what a public information system actually is. In just a few sentences public information systems could be defined as information systems that

  • provide services to the public (people and companies/organisations)
  • empower citizens and companies/organisations to exercise democratic influence
  • support governments at all levels to perform their tasks in an efficient and reliable way
  • capture, preserve, and make available useful data for analysis, planning, and research

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