Sustainability’s Community of Practice: Why ALA needed a home for a holistic concern

American Libraries magazine’s new column on sustainability in libraries focuses on  why and how SustainRT is so valuable to the ALA and our profession as library workers: Sustainability’s Community of Practice.
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IFLA Green Library Award!

Submit your Green Library project, initiative or idea… As essay, a video, a poster, an article or a set of slides — sky’s the limit! The deadline to apply for the IFLA Green Library Award has been extended to May 30, 2017.  The finalist will be recognized for his/her outstanding submission. The award includes € 500, sponsored by De Gruyter Saur, and will be presented at the 83rd IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2017 in Wrocław, Poland.

 

Free webinar 6/9 Transformational Resilience

The Sustainability Round Table is hosting on Thursday, June 8, 2017, 12:15-12:45pm (eastern) speaker Bob Doppelt  who will talk about the topic of Transformational Resilience: How Building Human Resilience to Climate Disruption Can Safeguard Society and Increase Well-being (he also wrote a book)  Doppelt is Executive Director of The Resource Innovation Group (TRIG), a non-partisan social science-based sustainability and global climate change education, research and technical assistance organization affiliated with the Center for Sustainable Communities at Willamette University, where he is also a Senior Fellow.

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