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Journal Issue
Volume 8 Issue 2 / Sep 2005  pp81‑142

Editor: Dan Remenyi

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The Eleven Years of the European Conference on IT Evaluation: Retrospectives and Perspectives for Possible Future Research  pp81‑98

Egon Berghout, Dan Remenyi

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Understanding the Impact of Enterprise Systems on Management Decision Making: An Agenda for Future Research  pp99‑106

Fergal Carton, Frederic Adam

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Using the Balanced Scorecard to Evaluate ICT Investments in Non profit Organisations  pp107‑114

Renata Paola Dameri

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Broadening Information Systems Evaluation Through Narratives  pp115‑122

Jonas Hedman, Andreas Borell

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Common Gaps in Information Systems  pp123‑132

Juha Kontio

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Measuring the Quality of Electronic Journals  pp133‑142

Maricela Lopez Ornelas, Graciela Cordero Arroyo, Eduardo Backhoff Escudero

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Abstract

This paper presents the methodology developed to create a system to evaluate academic electronic journals. This methodology was developed in two stages. In the first stage, a system to evaluate electronic journals was created. The criteria framework and the indicators for assessment for academic electronic journals were selected and defined. According to this framework, several questions were designed to measure each indicator and, as a result, an instrument to evaluate academic electronic journals was built. In the second stage, this instrument was validated by 16 editors of electronic journals of different countries and different areas of knowledge that were considered as judges to evaluate clarity, importance, relevance and coverage of each question, indicator and criteria. This instrument was distributed by e‑mail. The opinions given by the judges were processed and then used to help in the construction of a new instrument that is ready to be presented to the Mexican Council of Scientific Research in order to evaluate Mexican academic electronic journals. 

 

Keywords: Key words electronic journals, journals quality indicators, journals evaluation

 

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