Management & Business Acumen

Developing a new library website: a lesson in project management

An introduction to user-centric project management, using the development of a new library website, discovery service and catalog interface as an example. Topics to be discussed include:


• systematic research

• creating & managing a project timeline

• using data and usability studies to guide project decisions

• collaborating with stakeholders

• choosing and working with vendors to produce desired product

• publicizing your project and educating patrons about it



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