whose future?
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whose future?

You’re not alone in worrying about the future. In fact, we are not alone in our profession-wide agonizing over “the future of ___,” nor are we alone in chasing a sunny version of that future. That’s the theme of Trees on Mars by Hal Niedzviecki (Seven Stories Press, 2015), which takes on the international project … Continue reading

greening and sustaining libraries
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greening and sustaining libraries

It can be easy, faced with big statements and bigger revelations, to forget that a billion small, everyday choices also play a role in environmental impacts like climate change. What place do libraries have in this landscape? What does it mean for them to be “green” or “sustainable”? A review of Greening Libraries (2012) and Focus on Educating from Sustainability: Toolkit for Academic Libraries (2014). Continue reading