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Public Affairs, Public Service, and Public Administration

This guide includes resources for studying public affairs, public service, and public administration.


The E-Governance Institute
"Mission is to explore how the internet and other information technologies (IT) have and will continue to impact on the productivity and performance of the public sector and how e-government fosters new and deeper citizen involvement within the governing process."

Center for Digital Government
"(A) national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government." Conducts annual Digital Cities, Digital Counties and Digital States surveys.

Office of E-Government & Information Technology
Documents and reports from the Office of Management and Budget related to federal e-government initiatives and practices.

Case studies, best practices, and other information compiled by the World Bank which emphasizes e-government projects in developing countries.

IDABC Pan-European EGovernment Services
"IDABC stands for Interoperable Delivery of European eGovernment Services to public administrations, businesses and citizens. It uses the opportunities offered by information and communication technologies to encourage and support the delivery of cross-border public sector services to citizens and enterprises in Europe..." -- from the site

Government Technology Magazine
"Provides information technology (IT) case studies, applications, news and best practices by and for international, state, city and county government" --from the site. Searchable tables of contents from 1995 to the present; some recent issues full text online with option to purchase reprints of older articles.


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