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IFLA ENSULIB Mid-Term Meeting in January 2023

The Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section is going to have its mid-term Standing Committee Meeting at 4:00 – 5:00 pm CET on 23 January (Monday) virtually.   Meeting agenda: 1.  Presentation about climate empowerment (by Ms. Claire McGuire) 2. Discussion on co-operation with other units and agents, including plans for… Read More

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  • 05 January 2023

IFLA Green Library Award 2023 Evaluation Criteria

   IFLA Green Library Award is divided into two categories: The Best Green Library/Grand-Scale Project and the Best Green Library Project. Applicants should address one of these categories, but the final category allocation is made by the Award committee which prechecks all submissions. The Award Committee will select the longlist… Read More

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  • 19 December 2022

IFLA Green Library Award 2023: Call for Submissions

Any type of Green Library or library with an outstanding Green Library Project may apply for the IFLA Green Library Award. Libraries with a small budget but a great impact are explicitly invited to participate in the competition! Read More

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  • 19 December 2022

Call for ENSULIB Newsletter Articles

We would like to invite everyone to share their stories /articles / announcements with ENSULIB for publication in our forthcoming newsletter. Articles should be submitted in Word format and cover subjects relevant to environment, sustainability and libraries, preferably with images (in JPEG format) or other media under a CC-BY… Read More

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  • 14 September 2022

Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability: A Satellite Meeting Report

Under the motto “Inspired and Engaged on Sustainability” the IFLA Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section (ENSULIB) with the Management and Marketing Section (M&M) and the Preservation and Conservation Section (P&C) held a Satellite meeting from 22–23 July 2022. Read More

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  • 15 August 2022

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