Environment, Sustainability and Libraries Section
A green and sustainable library is a library which takes into account environmental, economic and social sustainability. Green and sustainable libraries may be of any size, but they should have a clear sustainability agenda.
Get involved with ENSULIB!
Being active with ENSULIB carries many benefits for green and sustainable libraries , including expanding your professional network; getting introduced to the green library network on an international level; and staying informed about sustainability issues important to both you as a green librarian and the green library field at large.
ENSULIB’s aim is to encourage librarians to inspire their communities into more environmentally sustainable way of action, by providing materials on green librarianship, giving voice to green librarians and library projects worldwide, leading by example, and offering a discussion forum.
We’re always looking for volunteers to assist with our projects and events! Contact us to gain experience with:
- Promoting ENSULIB activities through social media
- Organizing the annual IFLA Green Library Award
- Planning conference events
- Assisting with presentations, workshops and reviewing of papers and awards
- Supporting SGD stories for Library Map of the World
This unit is part of the Professional Division G.