Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums

Working with Government and Other External Partners


  • Julie Carpenter, Education for Change Ltd, UK

Aimed at practitioners and managers, this practical handbook provides a source of guidance on project management techniques for the academic and cultural heritage sectors, focusing on managing projects involving public sector and other external partners. Issues under consideration and illustration include: different approaches to managing projects and how to select appropriate methods; using project management tools and other applications in project development and implementation; ensuring the sustainability of project outcomes and transferability into practice; realistic monitoring methodologies and specification and commissioning evaluation work that has real value.
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Managerial and supervisory levels within academic and other libraries, museums and archives


Book information

  • Published: December 2010
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-84334-566-4


This book is concise, to the point, and focused directly on understandable terminology and appropriate charts and figures., Collection Building
Provides a detailed roadmap for novices of project management in information organizations, especially managers and administrators, with step-by-step instructions and numerous illustrations and figures., Collection Building

Table of Contents

What does project management mean? Project planning and review; Working in project partnerships; Risk management; Managing human resources within a project; Managing other project resources; Evaluation and review; Quality management in projects; Sustainability of projects; Using information and communication technology in project management.