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Green Library: A Step to Save Nature

Thorat Amol A.


The green library is newly formed concept regarding economy and ecology. Green Library movement has entered in library and information technology and gained importance among the colleges and Universities. The paper focuses light on the green library building, it’s eco-friendly atmosphere, developed library standards, objectives of green libraries and role of librarian. It is need to give extra efforts to establish such a place like green library. We have to think that green libraries are specially built with the intention to protect our environment and ultimately the mankind. Green libraries aim is to design a building with energy efficient resources, green structure, saving building cost, energy and water consumption. The main objective of this paper is to explain the importance of green library to encourage green library building, to recycles reusable things and to aware people about environmental sustainability. The information and practices about green library is limited but it is growing on continuously. We should encourage the movement of green library so that we can save nature and save life. As libraries are source of information, people should look at it as a green place and practice it at their own buildings or workplaces.
Keywords: Green Library, Sustainability library, Green Librarian, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), IGBC (Indian Building Council), Green Library Movement.

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Thorat Amol A. Green Library: A Step to Save Nature. Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences. 2019; 6(Special Issue 1): 300s–303s.

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