Going to ALA? Please tweet #sustlib (and #ala12) for any conference sessions that take about sustainability issues in libraries!
TFOE Meet up!
Friday 7:30pm (Hilton Anaheim Oceanside Tbl 5) Meet the incoming (enthusiastic!) volunteer chairs of TFOE …discuss ideas on how TFOE might evolve or become its own round table etc!
Successful Collaboration in Good Times and Bad
Sat., Jun. 23, 10:30 a.m.–noon (ACC 303C). A panel of experts discuss three digital collaborative efforts and discuss factors that have or could have made them successful and sustainable. Practical counseling.
Sustainable Thinking: Passageways to Better Buildings, Budgets and Beyond
Mon., Jun. 25, 10:30 a.m.–noon (ACC206A). Promises to take sustainability to “a new level of understanding,” claiming sustainable thinking fosters partnerships, improves social equity and economic vitality, enhances environmental quality, increases revenue, and conveys value. ” Speakers are Jeffrey Scherer (MS&R Ltd.), Louise Schaper, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (Mid-Hudson Lib. Syst.), and Susan Benton (ULC).
The International Sustainable Library Development (ISLD) and the Sister Library Initiative: Cooperation Across Borders
Mon. Jun. 25, 10:30 a.m.–noon (ACC 201C) . Librarians discuss their sister library partnerships and how they provide a mutual source of pride, opportunity, and inspiration.