NOV 17

Libraries and sustainability: A global perspective

Sustainable development and libraries: Global goals, collective action


Join IFLA President-Elect and OCLC Board Member Barbara Lison and elected OCLC Global Council library leaders from four continents to learn how they are thinking about and using the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to establish library strategies and make a difference in their communities. This session includes an active discussion and opportunities for all attendees to participate. Speakers include:

  • Barbara Lison, IFLA President-Elect, OCLC Board Member and Director, Bremen Public Library, Bremen, Germany
  • Seangill Peter Bae, Assistant University Librarian for Scholarly Collection Services, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
  • Rocky Ralebipi-Simela, Professor, Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa
  • Constance Wiebrands, University Librarian, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia

Moderated by Debbie Schachter, University Librarian, Capilano University, British Columbia, Canada

This webinar is the first 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.It is part of OCLC's Transformative Leaders series.

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17 November 2020


11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]