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Are Libraries Green? Sustainability in Academic Libraries

What does the future hold for sustainability in University spaces? What role could academic libraries play? How does informational sustainability contribute to the green agenda? Speakers include: Guiseppe Vitiello, Director of the European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA)
Organizer: Cardiff University, UK

Join a panel of insightful speakers looking at the intersection of built environment and physical spaces, access to information and public policy – as we reflect on the role the academic library could play in contributing to sustainability.  Presentations will be followed by a Q+A and an opportunity for networking.

This event is free and open to all, register to attend in person or online.
21 November 2023
17:30 – 19:30 (London)
Special Collections and Archives
Arts and Social Studies Library
Colum Drive
Cardiff CF10 3EU

Cardiff University’s European Information Hub is the Library Service’s information and expertise hub concerning any matter relating to Europe, its countries and regions, its national and supranational organisations, including the activities and policies of the European Union (EU).

Speakers include:

  • Guiseppe Vitiello, Director of the European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA)
  • Rossana Morriello, PhD., Librarian in Sustainability Services at Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, author of over 140 publications and member of IFLA Environment Sustainability and Libraries Section (ENSULIB), of EBLIDA Expert Group European Libraries and Sustainable Development Implementation and Assessment (ELSIA) and of the Observatory on Libraries and Sustainable Development of the Italian Library Association (AIB)
  • Professor Gobinda Chowdhury, Professor of Information Science at Strathclyde University, former chair of iSchool
  • Dr. Hiral Patel, Lecturer in Architecture and Director of Engagement at the Welsh School of Architecture

More information: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/community/events/view/2777357-are-libraries-green-sustainability-in-academic-libraries

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