Checking date: 05/07/2021


Course: 2021/2022

Information centres management
(17508)
Study: Bachelor in Management of Information and Digital Contents (340)


Coordinating teacher: JORGE GARCIA-REYES, MARIA CARMEN

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

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
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Objectives
- Understand and know how an information unit is managed and its basic functions - Identify the management bodies of an information unit and know its organizational structure - Approach the way in which the information units plan their services - Understand the basic processes and management techniques related to personnel and the economic-financial resources of an information unit - Know the management evaluation methods and instruments - Understand the methodologies to measure the economic and social value of the activities of the information units
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1.- Concept and types of information units 2.- Organization and management bodies of the information units 3.- Planning as a basis for management 4.- Management of human resources 5.- Economic and budgetary management 6.- Management evaluation 7.- Social and economic impact of the information units
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 of skills (3 ECTS) through readings, case studies and practical exercises, to reinforce the theoretical knowledge acquired by students.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Bryson, J.. Técnicas de gestión para bibliotecas y centros de información. Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez. 1992
  • Evans, G.E. & Alire, C.A.. Management basics for information professionals. Facet publishing. 2013
  • Jorge García-Reyes, C.. La gestión de los recursos humanos. En Tratado básico de Biblioteconomía. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 1995, pp. 441-454.
  • Lozano Díaz, R. . La biblioteca pública del siglo XXI: atendiendo clientes, movilizando personas. Trea. 2006
  • Solimine, G.. Gestión y planificación de bibliotecas. Alfagrama. 2010
  • Stueart, R.D. & Moran, B.B.. Gestión de bibliotecas y centros de información. Pagés. 1998
  • Vergueiro, W. & Miranda, A.C.D. . Administrac¿a¿o de unidades de informac¿a¿o. Editora da FURG Fundac¿ao Universidade Federal do Rio Grande . 2007
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • De la Mano González, M.; Albelda Esteban, B.; Pérez Morillo, M. y Romero Garuz, S.. Nuevos instrumentos para la evaluación de bibliotecas: la normativa internacional ISO. AENOR. 2014
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