Checking date: 01/07/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Seminar: Open Science
Study: Bachelor in Management of Information and Digital Contents (340)

Coordinating teacher: MENDEZ RODRIGUEZ, EVA MARIA

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

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
The students of this course are required to have a basic knowledge of: - General understanding of digital information in the research and innovation processes - Research cycle and research outputs (publications, data, software, etc.) - General knowledge about the current Scientific communication system and academic and scientific publishers¿ strategies. - Basics about Open Access to publications. - Bibliometrics and scientometric: methodologies and indicators.
¿ Describe concepts and objectives of Open science ¿ Determine the appropriate route to take when publishing Open Access papers/articles and other materials. ¿ Set up an Open Science sharing strategy (papers and data) to increase institutional research visibility. ¿ Identify the benefits of Virtual Research Environment for sharing and using research data. ¿ Analyse and discuss benefits and barriers of particular Open Science cases (including different countries and disciplines).
Skills and learning outcomes
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.

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