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OCLC Systems & Services

ISSN: 1065-075X

Online from: 1985

Subject Area: Library and Information Studies

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Understanding the elements of a digital library project plan: part 1

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Title:Understanding the elements of a digital library project plan: part 1
Author(s):H. Frank Cervone, (Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana, USA)
Citation:H. Frank Cervone, (2012) "Understanding the elements of a digital library project plan: part 1", OCLC Systems & Services, Vol. 28 Iss: 2, pp.75 - 78
Keywords:Agile project management, Digital libraries, Project plan development, Project planning
Article type:Literature review
DOI:10.1108/10650751211236604 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Purpose – This, the first of a two-part article, aims to provide an overview of the elements necessary to develop an effective project plan for digital library projects.

Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of a review and summarization of the literature and thinking in project management applied to the digital library context.

Findings – It is found that there are many different approaches to creating a digital library project plan, but five basic elements are essential for developing an effective digital library project plan.

Originality/value – This article provides a succinct synopsis and checklist for creating a digital library project plan.

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