IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2016 will be held 13-19 August, in Columbus, Ohio, USA with the theme: Connections. Collaboration. Community. The programme is available online now.
The Environmental Sustainability and Libraries Special Interest Group (SIG) will have an open session which includes an introduction of the IFLA Green Library Award winner and Business meeting along with a few papers, on Thurs. 8/18 10:45-12:45 (session 215) called “Green Libraries: Together, for All”.
1. Using Library Information Technologies and Resources to Support Sustainable Projects, Hong Xu (University-Corpus Christi, United States). Paper in English
2. Environmentally Sustainable Library Buildings: opportunities and challenges for Asian countries, Saima Qutab (University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia) Zainab Faruqui Ali (University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia) Farasat Shafi Ullah (University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia). Paper in English.
3. Searching for Sustainability – a blended course in how to search interdisciplinary, Mauritza Jadefrid (Gothenburg University Library, Sweden) Joakim Lennartsson (Gothenburg University Library, Sweden) Christian Kleinheiz (Gothenburg University Library, Sweden) Mats Blomberg (Gothenburg University Library, Sweden). Paper in English.
Also, stop by the IFLA Awards Presentation where the Green Library Award will be presented in the Expo Pavilion / Tech Lab, Tuesday 8/16 at 12:45pm (session 140)