Checking date: 02/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Data and documents reuse
Study: Master in Libraries, Archives and Digital Continuity (335)

Coordinating teacher: ARAGON GONZALEZ, INES

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Library Science and Documentation

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
BASIC SKILLS OF THE SUBJECT CB8. Being able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgment. CB9. Know how to communicate their conclusions and interests and reasons that support a special and non-special audience in a clear and unambiguous way. GENERAL COMPETENCES OF THE SUBJECT CG2. Identify lines of technological innovation in libraries and archives and documentation centers, and undertake possible projects for their development. CG6. Accept the need for constant self-learning and continuous training as instruments that facilitate adaptation to technological and organizational innovations. CG8. To value the rigorous and well-done work, when planning, organizing and developing one's own activities, demonstrating initiative, creativity and sense of responsibility, maintaining interest throughout the process, and feeling personal satisfaction with the results achieved. CG9. Integrate knowledge, make judgments and communicate their conclusions, as well as the latest knowledge and reasons that support them, to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way. SPECIFIC COMPETENCES OF THE SUBJECT CE4. Manage the main digital text marking technologies necessary for storage and dissemination in computerized environments. COURSE LEARNING RESULTS The student will acquire extensive knowledge on the modalities and legal aspects of the reuse of information and its convergence with the promotion of open data and institutional transparency. After passing the course the student should: 1. Know the legal and ethical principles and legislation supporting information reuse. 2. Know the main initiatives and projects in the field of information reuse in the public sector at different geographical and administrative levels. 3. Be able to propose an information and documents reuse project. 4. Know how to implement standards and tools that help the standardization and interoperability of data and documents. 5. Know about Open Data principles.
Description of contents: programme
Common subjects: - Analysis and design of processes, elements, techniques and controls necessary for the management, reuse and dissemination of open data, documents and digital evidence. Specific Subjects: -Theory 1. Reuse of public sector information. 2. Relevant national and international reuse projects: access modes and products and services derived from reuse. 3. Document management and open data. 4. Tools and standards for data normalization. 5. Infomediaries. Business opportunities in the context of reusing public information. - Practices Analysis of reuse systems and open access to information.
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES OF THE STUDY PLAN RELATED TO SUBJECTS AF1 Individual work for the study of theoretical and practical materials developed and contributed by the teacher AF2 Individual work for problem solving and case studies AF3 Theoretical-practical classes AF4 Tutorials AF5 Group work AF6 Active participation in forums enabled by the teacher in the virtual educational platform AF7 Perform self-assessment test for content review Code Activity Nº Total hours Nº Hours Presencial% Presencialidad Student AF1 30 0 0 AF2 50 0 0 AF3 3 3 100 AF4 2 0 0 AF5 0 0 0 AF6 5 0 0 AF7 0 0 0 TOTAL 90 3 3,3 TEACHING METHODOLOGIES MD1. Exhibitions in the teacher's class with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. MD2. Critical reading of texts recommended by the teacher of the subject: Press articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for later discussion in class, or to broaden and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. MD3. Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc ..., raised by the teacher individually or in a group MD4. Exposure and discussion in class, under the moderation of the professor of subjects related to the content of the subject, as well as of practical cases MD5. Elaboration of work and reports individually in group MD6. Reading of theoretical and practical teaching materials TUTORING SCHEME The schedules of the tutorials, adjusted to the requirements of the University, are consulted in the space of the subject in the teaching and learning platform (Global Classroom). In addition to these officially fixed tutorials for the subject, students can request and arrange with the teacher tutorials online or offline outside those schedules.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Bustelo, Carlota ; García-Morales, Elisa. Administración electrónica y gestión documental. Consideraciones a la luz de la Ley para el Acceso Electrónico de los Ciudadanos a . El profesional de la información, 2008, enero-febrero, v. 17, n. 1, pp. 106-111. 2008
  • Ramos Simón, Fernando et al.. De la reutilización de información del sector público a los portales de datos abiertos en Europa. Textos universitaris de biblioteconomia i documentació. Nº 29, diciembre de 2012. Disponible en

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