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Webinar: Greening Your Library: Sustainable Practices for a New Generation

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Webinar: “Greening Your Library: Sustainable Practices for a New Generation”

Do you want to incorporate environmental sustainability into your library operations and your organization but don’t know how to begin? Join Laura Barnes to learn how to develop a sustainability plan and sell it to your colleagues. We will also discuss employee engagement strategies and some library-specific things you can do to minimize your environmental footprint.

Laura Barnes is the Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR) and a librarian with the Prairie Research Institute and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois. She is a degreed librarian who specializes in locating and sharing environmental information and developing finding aids for working engineers and scientists. She teaches workshops to help businesses and organizations become more environmentally friendly and authors the Environmental News Bits blog (, in addition to directing GLRPPR’s regional programs. Links to information resources she has developed are available at She has been an SLA member since the early 1990s.

Date: Friday, Nov. 22, 2013
Time: 1-2pm EST (12-1pm CST)
Fee: Free for SLA members

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