Purpose – The objective of this paper is to provide a description of the model for standardized project management developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), as applied to digital library projects. Design/methodology/approach – Using the PMI model for project management, the paper develops a context for managing digital library projects according to the PMI's standard methodology. Findings – The paper finds that by using a standard methodology increases the likelihood of delivering projects on time and on budget. Originality/value – This paper will be of interest to digital library project managers as it fills a gap in the literature by providing an accessible overview of the major components of standard project management methodology as defined by the PMI.
OCLC Systems & Services – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 20, 2007
Keywords: Digital libraries; Project management