Checking date: 10/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

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

Coordinating teacher: ARAGON GONZALEZ, INES

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)
Transparency and electronic government Digital Information: legal and ethic aspects Semantic web Advanced metadata
CG3 - Be able to identify processes and workflows in an organization and apply techniques and tools for the description, control, management and preservation of documentation, especially electronics, throughout its life cycle. CG4 - Know the research models and methods in the field of digital information. CG7 - Understand the main concepts related to ethics of information and apply the principles relating to data protection, transparency and e-government. CE2 - Know the theoretical models of information retrieval, manage easily the different query languages and interfaces of information retrieval systems, and be able to interact with them to resolve any information needs. CE3 - Know infrastructures, social, technical and data sources aspects, and other related to data intensive research. CE4 - Know ways to collect, process, refine and add data understanding users and organizations needs and how they need it. CE15 - Be able to advise for the definition of strategy and project management regarding tracking, indexing, content structuring, content expulsion, link building, etc.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Open Data: basic concepts 2. Regulatory framework 3. The value of open data 4. Data opening 5. Open data portals 6. Open data reuse 7. New trends in the world of open data
Learning activities and methodology
Acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge (3 ECTS) through theoretical classes, teaching materials prepared by teachers, specialized readings and debates, as well as the personal study of students. Acquisition of skills and abilities (3 ECTS) through readings, case studies and practical exercises, to reinforce the theoretical knowledge acquired by students. The tutorials schedule will be available in the allocated space to the subject in Aula Global.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • . Directiva (UE) 2019/1024 del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo, de 20 de junio de 2019, relativa a los datos abiertos y la reutilización de la información del sector público. (DO L, núm. 172, de 26 de junio de 2019, pp. 56 a 83). . Recuperado de
  • . Ley 19/2013, de 9 de diciembre, de transparencia, acceso a la información pública y buen gobierno (BOE núm. 295, de 10 de diciembre de 2013, pp. 97922 a 97952). . Recuperado de
  • . Portal (21 febrero, 2017). Datos abiertos, big data y gobierno abierto: diferentes tipos de datos [Artículo en web].. Recuperado de

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