Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22 since 1970. Read more about whats happening for earth day or ideas on what you can do today such as getting outside for a walk, turning off all electronics for at least an hour (cell phones too!) or, any one of these ideas I posted in the past.
Flora Shrode has been compiling the list of books and websites on environmental topics for the Electronic Green Journal for years and is now looking for others who might be interested in taking over the column. If you are interested contact Flora directly at flora.shrode [ at ] usu.edu
The Electronic Green Journal (EGJ, e-ISSN: 1076-7975) is a peer-reviewed digital journal that provides open access to scholarly, international environmental information. It was launched in 1994 and is published semiannually by the UCLA Library. Maria Anna Jankowska, Librarian for Economics/Data Services and Government Information at the UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, is the founding editor of the EGJ and is currently the general editor. The journal’s site is: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/uclalib_egj
Join us for the SustainRT: Culture Trail Walk & Green Drinks Meet Up in Indy (at ACRL 2013)
Calling all librarians (not just academics but anyone of the local library community interested in joining us!)who have interest in sustainability for Cultural Trail Walk and/or Green Drinks. Chat with other like minded librarians while we take a walk along the beautiful Indianapolis Cultural Trail (map: http://www.indyculturaltrail.org/map.html) – the Canal Walk route, toward the Central Library. We plan a 30+ minute walk toward the north end, followed by a Green Drinks at a local place The Rathskeller
This is sponsored by the NEW round table of ALA – SustainRT!
When: Friday April 12 at 5:15pm.
Cultural Trail Walk Meetup: corner of Washington St and Capital Ave, on the lawn of the Capital by the trail (map)
Green Drinks Meetup: by 6pm at Rathsekller
401 E. Michigan St.
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Thanks to all who rallied out in the wind and chill to walk along the beautiful cultural/canal trail Friday at ACRL! Especially thanks to Joe Fox for being our local tour guide and Susan Sharpless Smith for the lovely group photo (see more here!)
Credit and thanks for photo – Susan Sharpless Smith!
Going to ACRL in Indy? Check out this great idea from BioOne – Adopt an Acre Giveaway! The Nature Conservancy offers an Adopt an Acre program (a great gift idea!) and BioOne is offering you a chance to adopt an acre in your name. Simply download and fill out their entry form, select an area to preserve and drop if off at the ACRL 2013 BioOne booth #1139