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Government Information Access: A decisive Factor for E-Government

  • Yikun Xia
  • Cui Huang
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 252)

Abstract

In recent years we are witnessing enormous development of e-government, which has brought about great changes in our society. This study examines the relationship between the levels of e-government and the quality of government information access, pointing out that e-government principles are based on the assumption that government information should be accessed among all kinds of organizations. In contrast to government webs’ rapid growth, the low quality of government information access has been a dilemma which impacts the usability and efficiency of e-government. This paper also analyzes blocking factors about information access in China, draw a conclusion that on-line government information access should be the key factor of e-government which steps should be taken to enhance accessibility to government information.

Keywords

Information Access Government Information Accessibility Study Control Information Access Chinese Internet User 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yikun Xia
    • 1
  • Cui Huang
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Studies of Information ResourcesWuhan UniversityWuhanP.R. China
  2. 2.School of Public ManagementZhejiang UniversityHangzhouP.R. China

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