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The DLF Project Managers group is an informal community within the larger DLF community. The group provides a forum for sharing project management methodologies and tools, alongside broader discussions that consider issues such as portfolio management and cross-organizational communication. The group also looks to keep pace with the dynamic digital library landscape, by bringing new and evolving project management practices to the attention and mutual benefit of our colleagues.
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== Background ==  
 
== Background ==  
The [https://www.diglib.org/groups/pmg/ Digital Library Federation Project Managers Group (DLF PMG)] was formed in 2008 to acknowledge the intersection of the disciplines of project management and library technology. The group provides a forum for sharing project management methodologies and tools, alongside broader discussions that consider issues such as portfolio management and cross-organizational communication. The group also looks to keep pace with the dynamic digital library landscape, by bringing new and evolving project management practices to the attention and mutual benefit of our colleagues.
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The [https://www.diglib.org/groups/pmg/ Digital Library Federation Project Managers Group (DLF PMG)] was formed in 2008 to acknowledge the intersection of the disciplines of project management and library technology. [https://www.diglib.org/groups/pmg/ Past meeting presentations and notes 2008-2017] are available on the DLF website.
  
[https://www.diglib.org/groups/pmg/ Past meeting presentations and notes] are available on the DLF website.
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== Project Management Toolkit ==
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The [[DLF Project Managers Toolkit]] is a collaborative project, based on contributions by members of DLF PMG and the public. The Toolkit offers crowdsourced information, tips, techniques, and tools for project managers working in or with digital libraries. First initiated as a Google doc by Jennifer Vinopal at New York University in February 2013, the toolkit has grown and evolved over the years as a living document to share experiences and link out to resources.
  
== Crowdsourced Project Management Toolkit ==
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To contribute to the Project Managers Toolkit login at the top right of the page, then select the Edit tab. If you are a first-time contributor, select ‘create account’ at the top right of the page and send a request to [mailto:info@diglib.org info@diglib.org] to get access to edit pages, add links, or share documentation. (We had to add in this step because the bots were getting us.)
The [[DLF Project Managers Toolkit]] is a collaborative project, based off contributions by members of DLF PMG.  The Toolkit offers crowdsourced information, tips, techniques, and tools for project managers working in or with digital libraries. First initiated as a Google doc by Jennifer Vinopal at New York University in February 2013, the toolkit has grown and evolved over the years as a living document to share experiences and link out to resources.
 
  
 
== Get Involved ==
 
== Get Involved ==
*Attend the Project Managers Working Lunch at the DLF Forum each year, where members of the group discuss various needs and topics, and work to identify ways to support them.
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1. Join the [https://lists.clir.org/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=DLF-PM-GROUP&A=1 DLF PMG listserv] open to anyone interested in digital library project management.
**[https://www.diglib.org/groups/pmg/ Past meeting presentations and notes]
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**(link forthcoming)  2017 Project Managers Working Lunch notes
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2. Contribute to the [[DLF Project Managers Toolkit]].  See instructions in the section above.
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3. Join in the 2018 DLF-PM Group Bi-Monthly Discussion. To volunteer to moderate a discussion or suggest a topic edit the table below or email anyone on the steering committee.
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{| class="wikitable" border="1"
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! Topic
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! Date
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! Facilitator(s)
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! Format
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| Labor in Digital Work
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| February 12-16, 2018
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| Robin Pike & Sarah Severson
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| Multi-day discussion available through the [https://lists.clir.org/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=DLF-PM-GROUP&A=1 listserv archive] and [https://lists.clir.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=DLF-PM-GROUP;c1c093d7.1802 summary]
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| Tools for Project Management
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| April 3-10, 2018
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| Christine Quirion
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| Multi-day discussion available in full through the [https://lists.clir.org/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=DLF-PM-GROUP&A=1 listserv archive] and [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1by9MSoaA6nlnKjmlOkQUwoMQ2RTzd_CmgPM38xpemCo/edit?usp=sharing summary]
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| Service and Portfolio Management
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| August 13-17, 2018
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| Elizabeth German
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| Multi-day discussion available through the [https://lists.clir.org/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=DLF-PM-GROUP&A=1 listserv archive] and  [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1A2RhJxn32ihj08AjMruoofLK8Gc6s7MiSGcPsXU_irY/edit?usp=sharing summary]
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| Scope Creep
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| TBD
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| Brett Currier
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| TBD
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| Sunsetting for Projects
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| TBD
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| TBD
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| Agile Development
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| TBD
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| TBD
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|}
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4. Attend the Project Managers Working Meeting at the DLF Forum each year, where members of the group discuss various needs and topics and work to identify ways to support them. We've just confirmed we will be hosting a working breakfast/lunch at the 2018 Forum so you there [https://sched.co/FVBr on Monday, October 15 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm] !  You can see past years programs below.
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5. Join the DLF-PM Steering Committee.
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The steering committee meets online throughout the year to work on projects and organizes the annual forum working breakfast/lunch session. Anyone is welcome to join throughout the year. Email the Chair for more information or to join future meetings. 
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=== 2018-2019 Steering Committee ===
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::[mailto:cquirion@mit.edu Christine Quirion], MIT, Chair <br>
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::Cristela Garcia Spitz, UC San Diego<br>
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::Allyssa Guzman, University of Texas at Austin<br>
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::Peter Herdrich, The Antiquities Coalition<br>
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::Anu Paul, Yale University<br>
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::Robin Pike, University of Maryland, College Park<br>
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::Krystal Thomas, Florida State University<br>
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::Becky Thoms, Utah State University<br>
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::Kate Thornhill, University of Oregon<br>
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::Angela Waarala, University of Illinois<br>
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::Cynthia York, Johns Hopkins University<br>
  
*Join the [https://lists.clir.org/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=DLF-PM-GROUP&A=1 DLF PMG listserv] open to anyone interested in digital library project management.
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== Past meetings ==
  
*Contribute to the Project Managers Toolkit. Simply, create an account and edit the pages to add links or share documentation.
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* [https://sched.co/FVBr/ DLF 2018, PMG Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XjW530Nj_yJGUCOIBJ_Qwk-EPj8EjIorrsCYST4cp7o/edit / DLF PMG 2018 Shared Notes]
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* [https://dlfforum2017.sched.com/event/Bzt9 DLF 2017, PMG Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jnkUwe5vSFOEoGQ5G8vBwtqH59NWgexolbfhWN_pXN0/edit#/ DLF PMG 2017 Shared Notes]
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* [http://sched.co/8LGm DLF 2016, PMG Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SITeNgNEWoqML4xKZ3FS5TOayFxhrGEfNn4kBmTCuhs/edit DLF PMG 2016 Shared Notes]
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* [http://sched.co/4H10 DLF 2015, PMG Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bOyf2JWLRLl2UUshosA5CwWGiv0yw3nAIwQG5XoCzRs/edit#heading=h.c6q1qq3h66in DLF PMG 2015 Shared Notes]
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* [https://www.diglib.org/dlf-events/2014forum/program/21z/ DLF 2014, PMG Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October 28, 2014] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gB3qA1tTPmbOh1_fXMoH9UyKHOTjnCUXVVeXr930FpE/edit DLF PMG 2014 Shared Notes]
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* [https://www.diglib.org/project-managers-group-annual-meeting-building-alliances/ DLF 2013, Post-Conference PMG Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7, 2013] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bnfWxwZrrWKxlaP2bLyRV0FR0p0nRht44_v20KDke98/edit DLF PMG 2013 Shared Notes]
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* [https://www.diglib.org/dlf-events/2012forum/2012-dlf-forum-schedule/project-managers-meeting/ DLF 2012, Pre-Conference PMG Meeting, Denver, Colorado, November 3, 2012] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gClTm_UlbV2dN7vrVK79QTozoj4nFXsAvkEN33CkFVI/edit DLF PMG 2012 Shared Notes]
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* [https://www.diglib.org/dlf-events/2011forum/schedule/project-managers-meeting/ DLF 2011, Post-Conference PMG Meeting, DLF 2011, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2, 2011] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WZvQzi-WUoUWGm7lUveSaGlUvho6PaEioCUiOWcQq5I/edit DLF PMG 2011 Shared Notes]
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* [https://www.diglib.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2011/01/schedule0917.pdf DLF Fall Forum 2010, Pre-Conference PMG Meeting, Palo Alto, California, November 1, 2010] / [https://www.diglib.org/dlf-events/fall2010/presentations/ DLF PMG Fall 2010 Presentations]
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* [https://old.diglib.org/forums/fall2009/2009fallschedule.htm DLF Fall Forum 2009, PMG Meeting, Long Beach, California, November 12, 2009] / [https://docs.google.com/document/d/15_ZHHrQzXyHX4QPcyNS57LBtn4kKfNX_cXvKUAGkue8/edit DLF PMG Fall 2009 Shared Notes]
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* [http://old.diglib.org/forums/spring2009/2009springprogram.htm DLF Spring Forum 2009, Pre-Conference PMG Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 4, 2009]
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* [http://old.diglib.org/forums/fall2008/2008fallprogram.htm DLF Fall Forum 2008, Post-Conference PMG Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, November 14, 2008]

Latest revision as of 20:13, 15 March 2019

The DLF Project Managers group is an informal community within the larger DLF community. The group provides a forum for sharing project management methodologies and tools, alongside broader discussions that consider issues such as portfolio management and cross-organizational communication. The group also looks to keep pace with the dynamic digital library landscape, by bringing new and evolving project management practices to the attention and mutual benefit of our colleagues.

Background

The Digital Library Federation Project Managers Group (DLF PMG) was formed in 2008 to acknowledge the intersection of the disciplines of project management and library technology. Past meeting presentations and notes 2008-2017 are available on the DLF website.

Project Management Toolkit

The DLF Project Managers Toolkit is a collaborative project, based on contributions by members of DLF PMG and the public. The Toolkit offers crowdsourced information, tips, techniques, and tools for project managers working in or with digital libraries. First initiated as a Google doc by Jennifer Vinopal at New York University in February 2013, the toolkit has grown and evolved over the years as a living document to share experiences and link out to resources.

To contribute to the Project Managers Toolkit login at the top right of the page, then select the Edit tab. If you are a first-time contributor, select ‘create account’ at the top right of the page and send a request to info@diglib.org to get access to edit pages, add links, or share documentation. (We had to add in this step because the bots were getting us.)

Get Involved

1. Join the DLF PMG listserv open to anyone interested in digital library project management.

2. Contribute to the DLF Project Managers Toolkit. See instructions in the section above.

3. Join in the 2018 DLF-PM Group Bi-Monthly Discussion. To volunteer to moderate a discussion or suggest a topic edit the table below or email anyone on the steering committee.

Topic Date Facilitator(s) Format
Labor in Digital Work February 12-16, 2018 Robin Pike & Sarah Severson Multi-day discussion available through the listserv archive and summary
Tools for Project Management April 3-10, 2018 Christine Quirion Multi-day discussion available in full through the listserv archive and summary
Service and Portfolio Management August 13-17, 2018 Elizabeth German Multi-day discussion available through the listserv archive and summary
Scope Creep TBD Brett Currier TBD
Sunsetting for Projects TBD TBD
Agile Development TBD TBD

4. Attend the Project Managers Working Meeting at the DLF Forum each year, where members of the group discuss various needs and topics and work to identify ways to support them. We've just confirmed we will be hosting a working breakfast/lunch at the 2018 Forum so you there on Monday, October 15 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm ! You can see past years programs below.

5. Join the DLF-PM Steering Committee. The steering committee meets online throughout the year to work on projects and organizes the annual forum working breakfast/lunch session. Anyone is welcome to join throughout the year. Email the Chair for more information or to join future meetings.

2018-2019 Steering Committee

Christine Quirion, MIT, Chair
Cristela Garcia Spitz, UC San Diego
Allyssa Guzman, University of Texas at Austin
Peter Herdrich, The Antiquities Coalition
Anu Paul, Yale University
Robin Pike, University of Maryland, College Park
Krystal Thomas, Florida State University
Becky Thoms, Utah State University
Kate Thornhill, University of Oregon
Angela Waarala, University of Illinois
Cynthia York, Johns Hopkins University

Past meetings