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Turning Your Green Library Into An Eco-Education Resource

Posted by Scannx on Thu, May 08, 2014

We’ve talked a lot about the various aspects of transitioning to a green library, but it’s important to bring into focus the true purpose of a library: to educate people. A library is a place for reading, learning, interacting, growing your knowledge base and expanding your imagination. As such, it makes sense to bolster your eco-friendly efforts with eco-education. This means making your green library a place for patrons to not only participate in the eco-friendly movement, but also educate themselves on it.

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Tags: green library, eco-friendly library technology, going green with your library, green libraries, green strategies, eco education resource, eco-friendly library, eco education

Connecting Your Green Library With Your Green Communities

Posted by Scannx on Tue, May 06, 2014

There are various technical facets to consider when attempting to transition to a green library, including things like architecture, location, heating and air conditioning units and water lines. But to really show your library’s dedication to the environment and play a dynamic role in the green movement, you’ve got to be active. Your green library needs a strong support system to help it take off.

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Tags: scan to mobile, green library, eco-friendly library technology, going green with your library, green libraries, eco-friendly library, eco-friendly libraries, community green efforts

Digitizing Your Library To Reduce Waste: Eco-Friendly Innovations

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Apr 24, 2014

Worldwide consumption of paper has risen by 400% in the past 40 years. If you are a dedicated library administrator and strong advocate for eco-friendly libraries, that’s likely a disturbing statistic for you. Many green libraries have begun dropping traditional services in favor of digital processes. Yet, digitizing your library, or performing a complete overhaul of your library technology, sounds stressful.

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Tags: digitizing your library, library digitization, library technology, eco-friendly library, eco-friendly libraries, library services