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[InetBib] Going Green!
- Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2018 14:53:47 +0100
- From: Petra Hauke via InetBib <inetbib@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] Going Green!
ENSULIB is pleased to announced its brand-new publication:
* /Going Green: Implementing Sustainable Strategies in Libraries
Around the World: Buildings, Management, Programmes, and Services.
Edited by Petra Hauke, Harri Sahavirta, and Madeleine Charney.
Berlin/Boston: De Gruyter Saur, 2018. VII, 234 pages. (IFLA
Publication, 177). //ISBN 978-3-11-060584-6, also as ebook
available. See list of contents at the publisher's website:
This publication discusses different aspects of reducing the “ecological
footprint” in libraries’ workaday operations as well as the social role
and responsibility of libraries as leaders in environmental
sustainability. The theoretical background and practical applications of
worldwide libraries and their contribution to the UN 2030 Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs) will be discussed.
General articles and research studies from Finland, Germany, Portugal,
and Brasil illuminate libraries' contributions to the SDGs. Case studies
from Sweden, Kenya, Germany, Ukraine, China, and Serbia discuss
challenges and opportunities in implementing a sustainable approach at
Examples of best practices from academic libraries come from Hong Kong,
Cameroon, Germany, Uganda, USA, and Kenya. All articles are written in
The book project was realized in cooperation with LIS students from the
Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Germany. For more
information please visit the project website at
Dr. Petra Hauke
Secretary of ENSULIB - IFLA Environment, Sustainability, and Libraries Special
Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.