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Idea-Café events organized by the German Green Library Network

Janet Wagner Philological Library, University Library, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany E-mail: janet.wagner@fu-berlin.de     Let’s meet online!   Idea-Café events organized by the German Green Library Network The German Green Library Network stands for networking, information and exchange between libraries and also with other cultural and educational institutions. It… Read More

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  • 04 April 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

Design-thinking workshop by the IFLA Sub-Saharan African Regional Division Committee, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Τhe IFLA Sub-Saharan African Regional Division Committee organised a design-thinking training in Addis Ababa, as a pre-conference workshop in the context of the 4th African Youth Sustainable Development Goals Summit, taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop addressed emerging library, information and knowledge management professionals and was focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Voluntary National Review (VNR) Process. Read More

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  • 31 March 2022

Sustainable Development Goals Book Club Wraps at Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine and the global climate crisis publishers and organisations from across the book sector will come together at Bologna Children’s Book Fair to celebrate the completion of the Sustainable Development Goals Book Club and its 17 reading lists for children focusing on peace, ending poverty, protecting life on land and many more. Read More

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  • 23 March 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