VIKMA10 Information Politics

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2015
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Pavla Kovářová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Petr Škyřík, Ph.D.
Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Alžběta Šašinková
Supplier department: Division of Information and Library Studies - Department of Czech Literature - Faculty of Arts
Fri 12:30–14:05 C11
Student should know the basics of information science before entering the course, especially topics linked to social problems, and basic LIS terms.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of this course the student will be able to:
know the current objectives of the EU and the Czech Republic in the field of information policy and be able to design a project that matches,
know the key past and current projects and services of eGovernment,
evaluate the service or practice of eGovernment
know the limits of working with information and information technologies set forth by Czech laws and EU directives,
orient and use information systems providing access to public information by law,
understand and apply safety principles to support eGovernment and eCommerce,
explain the opportunities and the status of educational institutions in the context of information policy,
know basic processes in Business and Competitive Intelligence.
  • Concept of information policy and related
  • Repetition: protection of personal information, freedom of information, some information society services
  • EU Information Policy, strategic documents of information policy in the EU and the Czech Republic (self study)
  • eGovernment: definition, related concepts, examples of eGovernment project in EU
  • eGovernment evaluation(D. Spacek)
  • Basic registers and PAIS, open data in the public sector, e-procurement
  • E-signature, data boxes, e-archiving, e-Health
  • IP and training, IP and library
  • Information industry
  • Business intelligence in practice
    required literature
  • Koncepce rozvoje knihoven ČR na léta 2011 – 2015 včetně internetizace knihoven. Praha: Vláda ČR, 2011. 43.s. Dostupné z:
  • Metodika publikace otevřených dat veřejné správy ČR. Praha, listopad 2012. Dostupné z:
  • Strategie vzdělávací politiky České republiky do roku 2020. Vzdělávání 2020 [online]. Praha, 2014 [cit. 2014-11-27]. Dostupné z:
  • Zákon č. 106/1999 Sb., o svobodném přístupu k informacím
  • ŠPAČEK, David. eGovernment : cíle, trendy a přístupy k jeho hodnocení. Vyd. 1. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2012. xix, 258. ISBN 9788074002618. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical training.
Class discussion.
Group analysis of the current IP cases.
Tasks (written and practical) to solved topics
Assessment methods
Ongoing tasks during the semester. Written exam at the end of the semester.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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