Title: News and Briefs

Authors: Eleni-Revekka Staiou

Addresses: Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Laboratory for New Technologies in Communication, Education and the Mass Media, University of Athens, Greece

Abstract: These brief notes highlight SEMIC, a European Commission initiative to promote the semantic interoperability of interconnected e-government systems, and a new platform from MySociety in the UK. SayIt is an open-source tool to make transcripts easy to read, search and share on the web. This new tool may be useful for journalists, officials in courts, officials in parliaments and other assemblies, researchers, campaigners and activists. In addition, it announces a book publication: e-Governance in Small States.

Keywords: semantic interoperability; e-government; electronic governance; open source tools; transcript sharing; speeches; small states; e-governance; electronic governance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEG.2013.060651

International Journal of Electronic Governance, 2013 Vol.6 No.4, pp.380 - 381

Available online: 23 Apr 2014 *

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