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OCLC`s «Academic library work meets sustainable development. Sustainable development and libraries: Global goals, collective action» Webinar

10 february, 2021

 

On February 9. 2021 the webinar «Academic library work meets sustainable developmentю Sustainable development and libraries: Global goals, collective action» was held by OCLC Global Council. The webinar was held in a form of panel discusion via Webex Meet. Workers of International Relations Department and Group of Ecology and Sustainable Development Projects participated in the event as listeners.

Academic library leaders from around the globe had an interactive session on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Information on how libraries and academic institutions use these goals to develop actionable strategies, align with institutional, regional and national priorities, and help address equity and social issues on their campuses was provided. All libraries types are encouraged to view. This discussion was hosted by the OCLC Global Council library leaders listed below.

  • Constantia Constantinou, Vice Provost and Director of the Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Matthijs van Otegem, University Librarian, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • MacKenzie Smith, University Librarian, University of California, Davis, California, United States
  • Evi Tramantza, Director of Libraries and Archives, Anatolia College, Pylea, Thessaloniki, Greece

Moderated by Earl Givens Jr., Library Director, Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina, United States

 

This webinar is designed with academic libraries in mind and is the third in a series of yearlong discussions being hosted by the OCLC Global Council to create awareness and dialogue among library leaders on the SDGs around the globe.

 

More information on the webinar in Russian >>>

View recording of the webinar >>>