Project Management

Ebook Ejournal IconBooks

Books and eBooks:

Use the advanced search feature of BU Libraries Search to search for books and eBooks on project management.  Enter the search term: “project management” into the search box and select “in subject” from the drop-down menu and click on the search button.

Limit the search results to books by clicking on the books link under “Refine My Results”.

Sample Project Management Books:

Note: c2012, by Vijay Kanabar and Roger Warburton

Note: c2008, by Vijay Kanabar and Roger D.H. Warburton


For a list of eBooks, limit the search results by clicking on an eBook provider link under “Refine My Results” such as Ebrary or Safari Books Online.

Sample Project Management eBooks:

Guide to project management getting it right and achieving lasting benefit ; 2nd ed..

Notec2013, by Paul Roberts

Megaproject management : lessons on risk and project management from the Big Dig

Notec2013, by Virginia Greiman

The new rules of management how to revolutionise productivity, innovation and engagement by implementing projects that matter

Notec2013, by Peter Cook

Sample IT eBook:  

For additional eBook collections, see the eBooks page.  For additional information on downloading books from Ebrary, see the Ebrary and Downloads page.


Misc Resources IconFinding Articles

Business and Management Articles

To locate articles in business publications and newspapers, use the databases listed below.  Use “project management” as a search term.


Note: ABI/INFORM GLOBAL indexes, abstracts, and provides full text of articles in business magazines, journals, and the Wall Street Journal. ABI/Inform covers more than 1,600 leading business and management publications and scholarly journals with full text for 700 of these titles. ABI/Inform Global also includes ABI/Inform Trade and Industry which covers more than 750 trade publications and ABI/Inform Dateline which provides coverage of more than 140 local, city, state, and regional business publications as well as business-oriented newswire services from the U.S. and Canada.

Note: Contains full text articles in trade and scholarly business journals. Use search terms such as case studies, project management, and information technology.

Business and Management Practices (Part of RDS Business Suite)

Note: This database covers the processes, methods and strategies of managing a business.  Enter “project management” as a search term.

Factiva (2001)
Note: Contains full text articles in trade journals, newspapers, newswires and websites.

See also “Find Business Articles and Data” for additional databases.

Scientific and Computing Articles

To locate articles in scientific and computing journals, use the databases listed below.  Use “project management” as a search term.

Note: Search for journal articles focusing on technical issues in all industries. Use search terms such as project management and construction project management.

Compendex (1995)
Note: Search for engineering journal articles, conference papers and technical reports. Some full text. Use search terms such as project management.

IEEE Xplore digital library

Note: Full-text journal articles, conference proceedings, and technical standards. Use search terms such as project management or software development management.

See also other engineering databases, available through the Science and Engineering Library.

Guides IconLocate Specific Journals

Use BU Libraries Search to locate specific journals.  Type the keyword: “project management” into the search box to locate project management journals and the databases that contain these journals.

Selected Project Management Journals:

International Journal of Project Management

Journal of engineering, project, and production management

PM Network

Project Management Journal


Project Management Certification and Credential Exam Guides

Use BU Libraries Search to find materials to help you prepare for the PMP exam or the CAPM exam, or choose one of the sample books below:

Head first PMP

Note: c2014, by Jennifer Greene and Andrew Stellman

Note: c2013, by Sean Whitaker

Note: c2013, by Sean Whitaker

Project Management Associations

ASAPM American Society for the Advancement of Project Management
(free contents, some limitations for non-subscribers)
Asapm’s newsletter, Books Reviews and Standards Section

Project Management Institute

Association for Project Management

To search for additional project management associations, see:

Associations unlimited

Company Information

For company information and news, see the Company Information Sources guide.

For company financials, see the Company Annual and Financial Reports guide.

Industry Information

For industry information and news, see the Industry Information Sources guide.

For specific industry guides, see the following Energy guide and Technology guide.

For additional business topic guides, see Pardee Management Library Business Research Guides.

For additional scientific topic guides, see Science & Engineering Library Research Guides.