Research Team / Research Group Name (if any)
IDEA Lab Research Group
Brief description of the Research Team / Research Group / Department
IDEA Lab Research Group comprises members making up an inter-university and inter-institutional network for the pursuit of research and the transfer of knowledge in the following areas of interest: management, evaluation and administration of information and documentation organizations and services.<br />Its members comprise both senior and junior researchers with the following common denominator: research lines and prior experience in research collaboration.<br />Within this line, the group includes a number of university lecturers, researchers and other professionals related to research (alumni and/or current students of the degrees taught at the Faculty of Documentation Sciences of the UCM University) in the areas of interest mentioned in the research areas section.<br />Taken as a whole, the IDEA Lab is designed as a laboratory and an observatory of innovating trends, strategies and models in the areas of management, evaluation and administration of organizations with a view to the submission of proposals for implementation at information and documentation units and services in both the public and private sectors.<br />Consultancy and advisory services for documentation management and training are available for institutions in both the public and private sectors.<br />The members of IDEA Lab have continuously taken part in over 40 competitive projects with both national and international funding.<br />
Research lines / projects proposed
Management of information and documentation units.<br />Innovation and entrepreneurship in the area of information and documentation.<br />Smart librariesin the context of Smart cities and Smart universities.<br />Internationalization strategies of universities and strategic actions by university libraries.<br />Measuring efficiency in university libraries.<br />Management and planning of information and documentation projects.<br />Documentation in Health Sciences.<br />Quality and standardization of information and documentation products and services.<br />Evaluation of competencies and new professional profiles in Library and Information Science area.<br />Organization and management of open data portals.<br />Governance and interoperability of data semantics.