SDG13 - oriented projects and Best Practices
Freedom of expression is a sacred principle in libraries; therefore, those who deny climate change may be listened to in libraries, but also have a hard life: climate change has become an emergency also because of them. Awareness activities and campaigns / exhibitions promoting good practices should awaken people’s consciousness and accelerate the attainment of SDG 13. Cooperation between citizens and universities through public libraries would reverse the current consideration that climate emergency is something beside and ahead of us, and not inside of us and now.
One of the most popular standards applied in sustainability is the ISO standard 14001:2004: Environmental management systems — Requirements with guidance for use, a standard that is successfully applied in many aspects of SDGs.
The University Library of Huelva set up an ISO standard compliant system designed to manage processes and procedures related to environmental aspects. It was applied to all library activities and services having an impact on the environment.
(See: Marta Garcia (2020), “La agenda 2030 en las bibliotecas universitarias: qué es y ejemplos de aplicación”, Desiderata, n. 13. https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=7217946)
EBLIDA Newsletter September 202208 September 2022: Read about European events, SDG-oriented project developers, sustainability, e-lending, library legislation and more... Read more >
Press Release on the attack on Salman Rushdie16 August 2022: Solidarity with Salmon Rushdie and all those who stand for freedom of expression! Read more >
EBLIDA Conference and EBLIDA-NAPLE-PL2030 Joint Report18 July 2022: With well over 100 attendants from more than 20 countries, the EBLIDA 2022 Conference was among the most successful in EBLIDA history. Read more >
EBLIDA Newsletter July/August07 July 2022: EBLIDA Conference results (Athens, 15-16 June 2022). Read more >
Press Release: First European Overview on E-lending in Public Libraries27 June 2022: A report prepared by EBLIDA EGIL (Expert Group on Information Law). Read more >