Google Me This

What Can Project Management Be for Libraries in the Age of Google et al.?

  • Elena Cătălina Rojișteanu National Military Library, Bucharest

Abstract

Given the challenges the libraries are facing in pursuit of adapting to the changes of the new century’s information and communication revolution, using project management as proficiency instrument for taming these challenges can be beneficial for libraries. This article abridgedly presents the key theoretical aspects of project management, the state of affair of foreign libraries using project management as seen in the specialized scientific literature from the last few years, and, last, but not least, an attempt to establish the degree of use of project management in Romanian libraries at the moment of 2015 by the means of an interview guide and a netnographical research of one of the Romanian professional online platforms, Biblos [1]. Even though the results of the interview and the netnographic research have not met the expected results, the data revealed a certain status quo of the relationship the Romanian professional community has with project management culture.


Keywords: libraries; project management; library users; change; projects; Biblos; netnography

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Published
2017-09-26
How to Cite
ROJIȘTEANU, Elena Cătălina. Google Me This. Revista Română de Biblioteconomie și Știința Informării = Romanian Journal of Library and Information Science, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 2, p. 27-46, sep. 2017. ISSN 2559-5490. Available at: <http://www.rrbsi.ro/index.php/rrbsi/article/view/27>. Date accessed: 21 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.26660/rrbsi.2017.13.2.27.
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Research articles