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Sustainable thinking : ensuring your library's future in an uncertain world

Author: Rebekkah Smith Aldrich
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book will show you how to harness sustainable thinking to move forward with confidence into the unknown.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebekkah Smith Aldrich
ISBN: 9780838916957 0838916953
OCLC Number: 1053989496
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Situation Report; 1. Disruption: Inside, Outside, and All Around; 2. Beyond Our Walls; 3. Back to Basics; 4. Survive the Earth; 5. The Most Important Thing; Part II: The Strategy; 6. Being Strategic; 7. The Why behind the What; 8. WHY: Core Values of Librarianship; 9. HOW: The Three Es of Sustainable Libraries; 10. WHAT: Local Supports Local; 11. Sustainable Thinking Defined; 12. Interpreting Sustainability Using the Triple Bottom Line; 13. Whole Systems Thinking; 14. Beyond Sustainability. 15. Beyond ResiliencyPart III: The Tactics; 16. From the Inside Out; 17. Change Leadership; 18. How We Get There; 19. Benchmarks for Sustainable Libraries; 20. Sustainable Library Certification Program; 21. Top-Level Infusion; 22. Sustainable Organizational Culture; 23. Increasing Ecological Intelligence; 24. Construction and Renovation: Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunities; 25. Catalyst and Convener; Part IV: Resources; American Library Association's Resolution on the Importance of Sustainable Libraries; New York Library Association's Resolution on the Importance of Sustainable Libraries. Case Study: Kingston (New York) Library Climate Smart PledgeClimate Smart Community Library Pledge; American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment; Long-Range Plan Example: West Vancouver (British Columbia) Memorial Library; Index.
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In this inspiring and pragmatic new book, Aldrich shows that the first step towards a sustainable library is sustainable thinking: a determined yet realistic attitude that will help your library spot  Read more...

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