Thursday, August 5, 2010

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) is a new online resource that offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more. GREENR is an important part of a new generation of solutions from Gale designed with users in mind.


GREENR is interactive and current, allowing users to navigate issue, organization and country portals. It's a one-stop site dedicated to studying sustainability and the environment.

Source

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/greenr/]

Content

> Explore the Content

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/greenr/explore.htm]

> Experience the Content

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/greenr/experience.htm]

Demo

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/media/training/GREENR/webcast_demo.htm]

Video

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/greenr/ssi/video.htm]

Free Downloads

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/greenr/downloads.htm]

Blog

[http://blog.gale.com/gettingtogreenr/]

Attend A Webinar

[http://www.gale.cengage.com/webinar/]

Free Trial Available

[http://www.galetrials.com/Login.aspx]

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sustainability Reference Center™ > New EBSCOHost Fulltext Database

Sustainability Reference Center™ is a comprehensive full-text database covering all aspects of sustainability. This collection offers unmatched full-text coverage of information relevant to many areas integral to sustainability initiative management including, but not limited to:


Corporate Social Responsibility
Environmental Stewardship
Federal, State and Local Regulations
"Green" Issues & Initiatives
ISO 14000
LEED
Recycling
Renewable Energy
Resource Conservation
Social Entrepreneurship
Sustainable Business Practices
Waste Reduction

Sustainability Reference Center offers full content from more than 820 publications including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly with a strong focus on sustainability issues.

The database also features tens of thousands of additional sustainability-focused articles, benchmarks, and best practices, selected from thousands of trade and industry titles.

Designed for sustainability experts and information professionals, Sustainability Reference Center provides the greatest concentration of sustainability-related content available today.

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Links To Title List in PDF / Excel / HTML ; Brochure(s) Available

Free Trial Available > ??? Don't See Pricing Details ???

Source

[http://bit.ly/Rj3kT]

Saturday, January 30, 2010

New Book > _How Green Is My Library?_

Sam McBane Mulford ;  Ned A. Himmel / ISBN13: 9781591587804 ; ISBN10: 1591587808 / Libraries Unlimited / Paperback / 122 pages / Publication Date: 12/22/2009 / Price: $40.00 /  Book code: LU8780

Description

While there is a broad spectrum of ecological sophistication within libraries nationwide and some regions are at the forefront of sustainable of sustainable design and operations, others are just beginning or have yet to integrate materials recycling into their daily practice. A few jurisdictions are mandating LEED certified buildings and carbon-neutral practices, while others do not yet have these concepts on their radars.

This resource will provide novice to intermediate ecological sophisticates with tools to evaluate the greenness of their existing or planned facilities and operations.

Contents

What is "green?" -- Why be "green?" -- How green are we? -- How green do we want to be? -- Greening my library -- How do we get there?

Authors

Sam McBane Mulford has consulted with libraries as well as other public and not for profit agencies for over twenty years. Her design career has been focused in strategic initiatives, process design and facilitation, and creating environments that empower organizations to achieve their vision and goals.

Ned Himmel, MLS, UC Berkeley, recently retired as Assistant Library Director, San Jose Public Library, San Jose, CA. He has 35 years of experience, including as a manager at two National Libraries of the Year. He is currently a consultant on library design and operation.

Sources

[http://lu.com/showbook.cfm?isbn=9781591587804]

[http://www.abc-clio.com/visitortools/productSheet/preview.aspx?productid=111407]

See Also

[http://www.abc-clio.com/products/overview.aspx?productid=111407]

!!! Thanks To  / Ned A. Himmel  / Co-Author / For The HeadsUp !!!