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IFLA Satellite Meeting 2022 in Cork — “Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability”

IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section (ENSULIB) with the Management and Marketing Section and Preservation and Conservation Section invites LIS professionals and students to a two-day satellite meeting to be held in Boole Library in University College of Cork, Ireland 22-23 July 2022. The theme for the meeting is "Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability." Read More

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  • 18 May 2022

To Plan and Develop a Green and Sustainable Library with the IFLA ENSULIB Section

The IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section (ENSULIB) has recently published an updated definition of a “green library”. The concept of “green library” has been discussed since the 1990s. Since then, libraries have been undertaking various activities in order to minimize the negative human impact on the natural environment,… Read More

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  • 04 April 2022

IFLA Green Library Award Evaluation Criteria

IFLA Green Library Award is divided into two categories: The best Green Library and the best Green Library Project. All submissions should include the following information (not evaluated): Name of the library, country, and classificationYearly budget of the libraryBudget used for the projectAbstract and full submission textPermission for publicationTwo-slide presentation… Read More

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  • 22 March 2022

What is a Green Library?

Definition from the IFLA ENSULIB Section Environment means the surroundings or conditions in which human beings, organizations, animals, or plants live and operate. Environments can be natural, social, or cultural. Sustainable development is development that “meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet… Read More

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  • 14 February 2022

Projects

Book Publications In cooperation with the Berlin School for Library and Information Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, and with support from IFLA Library Buildings and Equipment Section and from ENSULIB, several book projects were completed. They all focus on sustainability from various points of view. All publications are… Read More

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  • 07 February 2022