Finding project management resources

Key resources

Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)  
Books and ebooks concerning the Project Management Body of Knowledge

Books and ebooks by the Project Management Institute in the SFU Library collection

LinkedIn Learning (LIL) 
Streamed video courses such as:

  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam Preparation
  • Agile Project Management
A large and very useful collection of articles, templates, discussion threads, podcasts and more from a PMI affiliate organization. Registration (free) is required to access most of the content.

Statistics about project management software, salaries, and more. Be sure to click on the Source tab next to each chart and follow the link to the original source.

BC Open Textbook: Project Management 
Freely available course text book covering the basics of project management.

Fundamentals of Project Management 
Online textbook licensed for unlimited simultaneous SFU readers (6th edition – 2016)

Books (online and print), articles, background information

Explore using Basic search in the Catalogue

Search the SFU Library Catalogue to explore our collection of thousands of books on project management, as well as related articles, and entries in academic encyclopedias and other reference works. 

Start with your keyword search ("project management"), then refine results:

  • by Subject: e.g., Project Management, Management Information Systems
  • by Resource type: e.g., Articles, Books, Reference Entries
  • by Availability: e.g., Full Text Online, and/or Available in the Library

Search by subject heading

Or focus your search from the beginning using the following terms:

Specialised article resources

Key magazines & journals

Article databases

Business Source Complete
Our main Business article database (broad sample search - add terms to refine your results)

ACM Digital Library
Journal and magazine articles, plus conference proceedings from the Association for Computing Machinery

IEEE Xplore
Publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, formerly the IEE)


Case studies