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Sustainable development and libraries: Global goals, collective action
This event is on-demand.
Join Chris Cyr, OCLC Associate Research Scientist, and elected OCLC Global Council library leaders for an introduction to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Learn how libraries, IFLA, and OCLC members are using these goals to develop strategies and services to help support economic and social issues in their communities. This session includes interactive components to gather attendees’ insights and includes the following speakers:
- Chris Cyr, Associate Research Scientist, OCLC Research, Dublin, United States
- Christine Dulaney, Chief, Germanic and Slavic Division Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library of Congress, Washington D.C., United States
- Jan Simane, Library Director, Max-Planck-Institut, Kunsthistorisches Institute, Florence, Italy
- Julie Walker, State Librarian and Associate Vice Chancellor, Georgia Public Library Service, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Moderated by Stuart Hunt, Director of University Library & Collections Services and University Librarian, University of Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
This webinar is designed as an introduction for those who are unfamiliar with the SDGs and is the second 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.