Previous Special Issues

This is a list of ISJ Special Issues from the end of 2019 back to the journal’s inception. For post-2019 Special Issues see the Wiley website here.

Volume 29, Issue 4 (2019)
Special Issue:Combined Special issues on Critical Perspectives on Information Systems and Openness: Emerging Discourses, Meanings, Models and Implications and Making the Developing World a Better Place with High-Impact IS Research
Guest Editors: Petter Nielsen and Sundeep Sahay and Antonio Díaz Andrade, Angsana A. Techatassanasoontorn and Carol Ou

Volume 28, Issue 6 (2018)
Special Issue:Combined Special issues on Social Inclusion and Digital Entrepreneurship
Guest Editors: Eileen Trauth, K.D. Joshi and Lynette Kvasny Yarger and Kathy Ning Shen, Valerie Lindsay and Yunjie (Calvin) Xu

Volume 28, Issue 3 (2018)
Special Issue:Combined Special issues on Activity Theory and Global Sourcing and Development: New Drivers, Models and Impacts
Guest Editors: Stan Karanasios and David Allen and Brian Nicholson, Sundeep Sahay and Richard Heeks

Volume 27, Issue 4 (2017)
Empirical research on information systems addressing the challenges of environmental sustainability: an imperative for urgent action (Green IS)
Guest Editors: Steve Elliot and Jane Webster

Volume 26, Issue 5 (2016)
Digitization in Business Models and Entrepreneurship
Guest Editors: Jonas Hedman, Saonee Sarker and Daniel Veit

Volume 25, Issue 6 (2015)
Reframing Privacy in a Networked World
Guest Editors: Heng Xu and France Bélanger

Volume 25, Issue 4 (2015)
The Dark Side of IT (Part 2)
Guest Editors: Monideepa Tarafdar, Ashish Gupta and Ofir Turel

Volume 25, Issue 3 (2015)
The Dark Side of IT (Part 1)
Guest Editors: Monideepa Tarafdar, Ashish Gupta and Ofir Turel

Volume 23, Issue 6 (2013)
Interpreting Digitally Enabled Social Networks
Guest Editors: Eoin Whelan, Robin Teigland, Emmanuelle Vaast, Brian Butler

Volume 23, Issue 2 (2013)
New Trends in Information Systems Development
Guest Editors: Karlheinz Kautz, Linda Dawson, Peter Axel Nielsen and Nancy L Russo

Volume 22, Issue 5 (2012)
Increasing the Representation of Women in Information and Communication Technology: Research on Intervention Programs
Guest editors: Liisa von Hellens, Eileen Trauth and Julie Fisher

Vol 20, No 2 (2010)
The user – the great unknown of systems development: reasons, forms, challenges, experiences and intellectual contribution of user involvement
Guest Editors: Juhani Iivari, Hannakaisa Isomäki and Samuli Pekkol

Vol 19, No 4 (2009)
Human–computer interaction research in the management information systems field
Guest Editors: Matt Germonprez, Traci Hess and Nancy Russo

Vol 18, No 6 (2008)
Managing knowledge transfer in distributed contexts
Guest Editors: Kevin C. Desouza, Mark Nissen, and Carsten Sørensen

Vol 18, No 4 (2008)
Information Systems in China
Guest Editors: Robert Davison, Sia Siew Kien, and Dong Xiao Ying

Vol 18, No 2 (2008)
Exploring the Critical Agenda in Information Systems Research
Guest Editors: Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic, Heinz. K. Klein and Carol Brooke

Vol 17, No 2 (2007)
Epistemology and Philosophy of Information Systems
Guest Editors: Richard Boland and Emmanuel Monod

Vol 16, No 2 (2006)
Guest Editors: Tom Stafford and Patrick Chau

Vol 15, No 1 (2005)
Guest Editors: Ray Hackney, Soonhee Kim, David Wastell

Vol 14, No 2 (2004)
E-commerce enabled manufacturing operations: issues and analysis
Guest Editors: Angappa Gunasekaran, Joseph Sarkis, R.P. Sundarraj and Janice M. Burn

Vol 13, No 2 (2003)
Social and organizational aspects of internet-based information systems
Guest Editors: Joe Nandhakumar and Ramiro Montealegre

Vol 12, No 4 (2002)
Information Systems Evaluation
Guest Editors: Zahir Irani and Guy Fitzgerald

Vol 11, No 4, (2001) and Vol 12, No 1 (2002) (a double Special Issue)
Open Source software: investigating the software engineering, psychosocial and economic issues
Guest Editors: Brian Fitzgerald and Joe Feller

Vol 9, No 4 (1999)
Virtual Teamworking ,
Guest Editor: John Sillince

Vol 3, No 3 (1993)
Applications of SSM (Soft Systems Method) in Information Systems
Guest Editor: John Mingers

Vol 3 No 1 (1993)
Problem Structuring and the Management of Complexity
Guest Editors: Colin Eden, Michael Jackson, Johnathan Rosenhead and Rolfe Tomlinson


The Editors of ISJ would like to thank all our Guest Editors for all their skill, hard work and commitment to ISJ.