Work packages and timeline


The project has the following core work packages:

Work package 1 – Evidence gathering

  • Reviewing current literature/documentation
  • Identifying and encouraging sharing of best practice
  • Maintaining a watching brief
  • Critical evaluation and synthesis of evidence

Work package 2 – Community building

  • Gathering requirements of the m-library community
  •  Engaging with the community and facilitating communication
  • Supporting growth of the community
  • Planning sustainability of the community

Work package 3 – Development of web-based resource

  • Evidence base for m-libraries
  • Community platform to encourage sharing of best practice


The project runs from November 2011 until August 2012. Due to the nature of the project, many of the activities are on an ongoing basis, however the following demonstrates some key dates.

Nov 2011 – begin project and launch blog

Nov – Dec 2011 – requirements gathering and collection of evidence begins (both ongoing throughout)

Jan – July 2012 – repackaging information for web presence

Dec 2011 – Aug 2012 – development of web presence (initially within project team, then testing with small groups of users, before finalising for wider launch)

April – Aug 2012 – evaluation and sustainability planning

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