Welcome to The Innovation Journal

The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal (TIJ) is an independent, blind peer-reviewed, Internet-based journal devoted to building knowledge about public sector innovation. It publishes scholarly and practitioner-oriented papers, books, case studies, review essays, and book reviews. It has a French site, La Revue de l'innovation. Contributions of articles on government and non-profit sector innovation and your comments about this site are welcome. Please Contact Editor in Chief Eleanor Glor.

The Innovation Journal has been linked from a number of Internet sites and has been listed as one of the ten best public administration sites on the world wide web by both the Australian Public Administration Association and ASPANET. The American Society for Public Administration is the largest public administration organization in the world.

The Innovation Journal is indexed/aggregated by:
1. Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory (Proquest)
2. CSA Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (Proquest)
3. Political Science full text (ProQuest)
4. Ebsco
5. Cabell's Directory
6. Scopus
7. Elsevier
8. Google Scholar
9. Scimago Journal and Country Rank (2nd page, 2019, Public Administration)

What's New

  1. Transforming E-government in Kazakhstan: A Citizen-Centric Approach, by Baurzhan Bokayev, Zhuldyz Davletbayeva, Aigerim Amirova and Zhanar Rysbekova, all of National School of Public Policy, Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan; Zulfiya Torebekova, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA; and Gul Jussupova, Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

  2. Creating Value in Public Services: The Struggle between Private and Public Interests? by Siv Magnussen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gjøvik and Rolf Ronning, both of The Centre for Innovation in Services, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Lillehammer, Norway.

  3. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Resources for Canadian businesses ISED Improve Economy, investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, increase share of global trade with a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.

  4. Canada free, automatic tax filing system for simple returns. Select the link below to view the approved list of free tax software models or a pay-what-you-want software models Cloud tax, Turbo tax, StudioTax, TaxTron etc.

  5. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) February 2021 Is one of the top employers in the National Capital Region.

  6. The Canadian Association of Learned Journals and the Journal Scholarly & Research Communication SRC/CALJ Journal Innovation Award for 2021

  7. Women in the Tech Industry

  8. Mixed responses: Councillors’ attitudes towards citizens’ participation, by Katarzyna Radzik-Maruszak, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland and Arto Haveri, Tampere University, Finland.

  9. Living Labs as an Innovation Tool for Public Value Creation: Possibilities and Pitfalls, by Anne Vorre Hansen, and Lars Fuglsang, both of Department of Business, Communication and Information Technologies, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark.

  10. Design matters: Tensions between democratic quality and productive collaboration, Elizabeth Toft Kristjansen, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University, Denmark.


For the Visually Impaired
If you are visually impaired, The Innovation Journal would be happy to send you an electronic copy of the original word processed document that has been published in Acrobat on our site.

Impact Factor

Scopus SC Imago ranks public administration journals by citations. Its SJR indicator measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, expressing how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is. The measure Cites per Doc. (2 years) measures the scientific impact of an average article published in the journal within two years of publication; it is computed using the same formula as Journal Impact Factor ™ (Thomson Reuters). It also measures the impact within three years. TIJ ranked 97th, Q3, worldwide in 2019 among the top 164 public administration journals that met the Scimago criteria. It also measures total cites to date. TIJ ranked 97th, Q3, worldwide in 2019 among the 164 public administration journals that met the Scimago criteria. It received a two-year average of 1.67 cites per article and total cites of 57.43 per article. Its H Index is 15. Because TIJ publishes in a specialized field, it receives fewer citations than more generalized journals. Nonetheless, it publishes most of the material on public sector innovation. See Scopus SC Imago

If you would like to receive announcements of new material being published in The Innovation Journal, please send a request to the Editor-in-Chief. Announcements are sent out approximately three times per year. times per year.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship opportunities are available for The Innovation Journal as a whole, on an annual basis, and for each of the issues and special issues. For more information on these opportunities, contact us at glor@magma.ca. The Innovation Journal also accepts advertising.

Invitation to Submit Papers
You are invited to submit material to The Innovation Journal. Before doing so, please review our information for authors. Please submit papers to glor@magma.ca

Eleanor Glor
Editor in Chief


Last updated:

May 14 2021