Project management and institutional repositories : a case study at University College Dublin Library

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Title: Project management and institutional repositories : a case study at University College Dublin Library
Authors: Greene, Joseph
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2572
Date: Oct-2010
Abstract: This paper describes University College Dublin Library's participation in a series of parallel projects including building a national open access portal, Rian.ie; developing an international subject based portal, EconomistsOnline.org; and the planning, development and management of a university institutional repository (IR) service. Particular emphasis is placed on the use of the PMBOKĀ® project management methodology. While much of the literature on IRs concentrates on critical success factors, only a few papers suggest applying standard methodologies to IR project planning, and very few papers detail the complex process of planning an IR using these methodologies. This paper addresses this gap in the literature and describes the practical experience of participating in two OAI-PMH harvesting projects at national and international levels and the effect that this has had on local IR development. Participating in the two services can be shown to have had a positive effect on all aspects of project management.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Copyright (published version): 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
Keywords: Institutional repositoriesProject management methodologiesDigital LibrariesPMBOK
Subject LCSH: Institutional repositories--Ireland
Project management--Case studies
Project management--Methodology
Guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK guide)
DOI: 10.1080/13614533.2010.509994
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:UCD Library Staff Research Collection

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