A Selected Bibliography of Resources for Library Project Managers

Compiled by Emily Clasper

Updated 6/8/2016 – Always a work in progress



General Project Management

“7 Common Project Management Problems (And How to Solve Them).” Six Revisions, February 4, 2011. http://sixrevisions.com/project-management/7-common-project-management-problems-and-how-to-solve-them/.
Berkun, Scott. Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management. Revised edition. Beijing ; Sebastopol CA: O’Reilly Media, 2008.
Bonnie, Emily. “23 Project Management Books for All Experience Levels.” Wrike Blog. Accessed November 17, 2015. https://www.wrike.com/blog/23-project-management-books/.
Chris Croft. Critical Path Analysis –  Made Simple. Accessed April 19, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr2-xLTpeHM&feature=youtu.be.
———. Project Management – Maybe You Need a Gantt of Gantts? Accessed April 19, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpMhiFimIsE&feature=youtu.be.
———. Project Management in under 8 Minutes, n.d. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkuUBcmmBpk.
Craig, Juana Clark. Project Management Lite: Just Enough to Get the Job Done…Nothing More. 10/22/12 edition. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012.
Dustin Finkle. Sh*t Project Managers Say. Accessed April 19, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBr3MM9_zd4&feature=youtu.be.
EngPMgt. Scope Creep – Project Management. Accessed April 19, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHSjpFUKQR4&feature=youtu.be.
Gantt Charts, Simplified – Project Management Training, n.d. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGkHjby1xKM.
Heagney, Joseph. Fundamentals of Project Management. Fourth Edition edition. New York: AMACOM, 2011.
Institute, Project Management. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: PMBOK(R) Guide. 5 edition. Newtown Square, Pennsylvania: Project Management Institute, 2013.
Joan Starr. “Project Management in a Box.” Technology, 16:25:08 UTC. http://www.slideshare.net/joanstarr/project-management-in-a-box.
Kogon, Kory, Suzette Blakemore, and James Wood. Project Management for the Unofficial Project Manager: A FranklinCovey Title. Dallas, Texas: BenBella Books, 2015.
“Navigating the Politics: Stakeholder Management [Interview] |…” Girl’s Guide to PM, August 31, 2015. http://www.girlsguidetopm.com/2015/08/navigating-the-politics-stakeholder-management-interview/.
“PMI.” Accessed March 22, 2016. http://www.pmi.org/.
PM Perspective. The Role of The Project Manager. Accessed April 19, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUhJuB69ZBo&feature=youtu.be.
“PMP Handbook,” n.d. http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/PDF/Certifications/pdc_pmphandbook.ashx.
Project Management Videos. Top Deliverables in Project Management. Accessed April 19, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00rzg3y6hJc&feature=youtu.be.
Schiff, Jennifer Lonoff. “12 Common Project Management Mistakes–and How to Avoid Them.” CIO, September 26, 2012. http://www.cio.com/article/2391872/project-management/12-common-project-management-mistakes–and-how-to-avoid-them.html.
“The 7 Habits of Highly Dysfunctional PMs.” Taos, March 1, 2016. http://www.taos.com/2016/03/01/the-7-habits-of-highly-dysfunctional-pms/.
“The Art of Stakeholder Management.” Girl’s Guide to PM, December 14, 2015. http://www.girlsguidetopm.com/2015/12/the-art-of-stakeholder-management/.
Tito Sierra. “The Project One-Pager:  A Simple Tool for Collaboratively Defining …” Technology, 13:46:53 UTC. http://www.slideshare.net/tsierra/the-projectonepager.
“Top 10 Best Project Management Books to Keep Within Reach.” Project-Management.com. Accessed November 17, 2015. http://project-management.com/top-10-best-project-management-books-to-keep-within-reach/.
Top 10 Terms Project Managers Use. Project Management Videos, n.d. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7c8xP1gRIWs.
“What Is Project Management | Project Manager Resource.” Villanova University. Accessed March 22, 2016. http://www.villanovau.com/resources/project-management/what-is-project-management/.

Agile Project Management

Ambler, Scott W. “Agile and Large Teams.” Dr. Dobb’s Journal: The World of Software Development 33, no. 7 (July 2008): 60–62.
———. “Survey Says…Agile Has Crossed the Chasm.” Dr. Dobb’s Journal: The World of Software Development 32, no. 8 (August 2007): 59–61.
Bradbury, Danny. “Scrum down to Get a Project Moving.” Computer Weekly, September 4, 2007, 30–32.
Broadus III, William A. “Stakeholder Needs and Expectations: Planning Your Agile Project and Program Metrics.” Defense AT&L 42, no. 6 (December 11, 2013): 50–54.
Davidson, Alistair, and Laura Klemme. “Why a CEO Should Think like a Scrum Master.” Strategy & Leadership 44, no. 1 (January 2016): 36–40.
Denning, Stephen. “Why Agile Can Be a Game Changer for Managing Continuous Innovation in Many Industries.” Strategy & Leadership 41, no. 2 (March 2013): 5–11.
———. “Why Agile Can Be a Game Changer for Managing Continuous Innovation in Many Industries.” Strategy & Leadership 41, no. 2 (March 2013): 5–11.
DUFFY, JILL. “Stay Focused With Personal Kanban.” PC Magazine, February 2016, 109–12.
Dulock, Michael J., and Holley Long. “Digital Collections Are a Sprint, Not a Marathon: Adapting Scrum Project Management Techniques to Library Digital Initiatives.” Information Technology & Libraries 34, no. 4 (December 2015): 5–17.
“Fundamentals of Agile Project Management: An Overview.” Mechanical Engineering 132, no. 7 (July 2010): 50–50.
Longbottom, Clive. “HOW TO SUPPORT DIGITISATION THROUGH PROJECT MANAGEMENT.” Computer Weekly, October 28, 2014, 12–14.
OverDrive, Inc, ed. Agile Project Management: Essentials from the Project Management Journal. New York: Wiley, 2013.
Pope-Ruark, Rebecca. “We Scrum Every Day: Using Scrum Project Management Framework for Group Projects.” College Teaching 60, no. 4 (2012): 164–69.
Saran, Cliff. “How to Get the Best from Agile and Waterfall Development Approaches.” Computer Weekly, March 19, 2013, 4–5.
Sommer, Anita Friis, Christian Hedegaard, Iskra Dukovska-Popovska, and Kenn Steger-Jensen.
“Improved Product Development Performance through Agile/Stage-Gate Hybrids.” Research Technology Management 58, no. 1 (February 1, 2015): 34–44.
Sutherland, Jeff, and J. J. Sutherland. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. New York: Crown Business, 2014.
Tilk, David. “5 Steps to Agile Project Success.” Internal Auditor 73, no. 2 (April 2016): 57–61.
Torrance, Megan. “All-Around Agility.” Training 51, no. 1 (February 1, 2014): 134–134.
Turner, Stephen. “Kanban Made Simple: Demystifying and Applying Toyota’s Legendary Manufacturing Process (Book).” Library Journal 128, no. 10 (6/1/2003 2003): 136.
Watkins, Steve. “For IT Projects, It’s Time to Get Agile.” Federal Times 50, no. 14 (August 25, 2014): 4–4.

Library Project Management

Buser, Robin A., Bruce E. Massis, and Miriam Pollack. Project Management for Libraries: A Practical Approach. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2014.
Carpenter, Julie. Project Management in Libraries, Archives and Museums: Working with Government and Other External Partners. Oxford: Chandos, 2011.
Chambers, Shirley, David Perrow, British Library, and Research and Innovation Centre. Project Management Tools and Techniques in UK University Libraries. [Great Britain]: British Library Research and Innovation Centre, 1998.
Clasper, Emily. “Project Management Basics for Libraries **NEW AND IMPROVED!**.” 19:43:20 UTC. http://www.slideshare.net/eclasper1/project-management-basics-for-libraries-new-and-improved.
———. “Project Management Thinking.” presented at the Internet Librarian 2015, October 2015. http://www.slideshare.net/eclasper1/project-managment-thinking.
Dorothea Salo. “Project Management.” 17:10:26 UTC. http://www.slideshare.net/cavlec/project-management-16606291.
Dulock, Michael J., and Holley Long. “Digital Collections Are a Sprint, Not a Marathon: Adapting Scrum Project Management Techniques to Library Digital Initiatives.” Information Technology & Libraries 34, no. 4 (December 2015): 5–17.
Longbottom, Clive. “HOW TO SUPPORT DIGITISATION THROUGH PROJECT MANAGEMENT.” Computer Weekly, October 28, 2014, 12–14.
Vinopal, Jennifer. “Introduction to Project Management for Libraries [Electronic Resources & Libraries, 2013],” March 23, 2013. http://archive.nyu.edu/handle/2451/31750.

Project Management Tools

“Best Project Management Software and Tools | 2015 Reviews of the Most Popular Systems.” Accessed October 8, 2015. http://www.capterra.com/project-management-software/#infographic.
Clasper, Emily. “Tech Tools InfoBlitz: Online Tools for Collaborative Projects.” presented at the Internet Librarian 2015, October 2015. http://www.slideshare.net/eclasper1/tech-tools-infoblitz-online-tools-for-collaborative-projects.

Project Management Templates

“Free Project Management Templates – PMBOK Templates.” Accessed March 22, 2016. http://www.projectmanagementdocs.com/#axzz43eBFPFwZ.
“PMBOK Project Document Templates – PM Docs.” Accessed May 14, 2015. http://www.projectmanagementdocs.com/project-documents.html.
“Project Management Templates.” ProjectManager.com. Accessed March 22, 2016. https://www.projectmanager.com/templates.

Change Management

Calderone, John Jones DeAnne Aguirre, and Matthew. “10 Principles of Change Management.” Strategy+business. Accessed May 31, 2016. http://www.strategy-business.com/article/rr00006?gko=643d0.
“Change Management Principles, Process, Tips and Change Theory and Models.” Accessed May 31, 2016. http://www.businessballs.com/changemanagement.htm.
HBR’s 10 Must Reads. On Change. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business Review Press, 2011.
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss, Barry Stein, and Todd Jick, eds. The Challenge of Organizational Change: How Companies Experience It and Leaders Guide It. New York : Toronto : New York: Free Press ; Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; Maxwell Macmillan International, 1992.
Kotter, John P. Leading Change. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1996.
Lawler, Alan, and James Sillitoe. “Perspectives on Instituting Change Management in Large Organisations.” Australian Universities’ Review 52, no. 2 (September 1, 2010): 43–49.
Lester, Richard I. “Leading Changes.” Air & Space Power Journal 21, no. 2 (June 22, 2007): 112–14.
“Making It Easier to Make Changes.: EBSCOhost.” Accessed May 31, 2016. http://rpsuffc.suffolk.lib.ny.us/ebsco-w-b/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=93d6ee6c-bf5b-4c01-aad0-5e7b2bab130b%40sessionmgr107&vid=1&hid=124.
“MANAGING CHANGE AT WORK.: EBSCOhost.” Accessed May 31, 2016. http://rpsuffc.suffolk.lib.ny.us/ebsco-w-b/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=24ae1dc2-7db1-4298-8ba4-d59ce4df5c11%40sessionmgr103&vid=1&hid=124.
Mercer, Michael W. Absolutely Fabulous Organizational Change: Strategies for Success from America’s Best-Run Companies. Edition. Lake Zurich, Ill.: Castlegate Publishers, 2000.
Meyer, John P., E. S. Srinivas, Jaydeep B. Lal, and Laryssa Topolnytsky. “Employee Commitment and Support for an Organizational Change: Test of the Three-Component Model in Two Cultures.” Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology 80, no. 2 (June 1, 2007): 185–212.
“Nudge Theory Explanation.” Accessed May 31, 2016. http://www.businessballs.com/nudge-theory.htm.
Staren, Edgar D., and Chad A. Eckes. “Optimizing Organizational Change.” Physician Executive 39, no. 3 (May 1, 2013): 58–63.
Szollose, Brad. Liquid Leadership: From Woodstock to Wikipedia– Multigenerational Management Ideas That Are Changing the Way We Run Things. First edition. Austin, Tex: Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2011.
Tobias, Robert M. “Why Do so Many Organizational Change Efforts Fail?” The Public Manager 44, no. 1 (March 22, 2015): 35–37.
Wooldridge, Adrian, and Brett Ryder. The Great Disruption: How Business Is Coping with Turbulent Times. First edition. New York: Public Affairs, 2015.

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