IFLA Green Library Award 2018 call for nominations

The IFLA Green Library Award is sponsored by De Gruyter.

In keeping with one of IFLA’s Key Initiatives (4.1 – supporting the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development), the Green Library Award aims to highlight the role of libraries and librarians in advancing sustainability.  Libraries of all types are encouraged to participate.

Objectives of the Award

  • To create awareness of libraries’ social responsibility and leadership in environmental education
  • To support the worldwide Green Library movement, concerned with
    • environmentally sustainable buildings
    • environmentally sustainable information resources and programming
    • conservation of resources and energy
  • To promote the development of Green Libraries initiatives locally and worldwide
  • To encourage Green Libraries to actively present their activities to an international audience

You can read more about the Award and how to nominate a library here.