Library as Partner in Creating Curriculum for Sustainability

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Library as Partner in Creating Curriculum for Sustainability
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Conference Presentation
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Jankowska, Maria A.
Smith, Bonnie J.
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AASHE 2011
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Library as Partner in Creating Curriculum for Sustainability Bonnie J. Smith University of Florida Libraries Maria A. Jankowska UCLA Research Library AASHE 2011 Conference October 11, 2011

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Higher Education Mandate for Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries in Higher Education Conventional Role Changing Role Current engagement of Academic Libraries Vision for Academic Libraries for Sustainability Curriculum Questions & Discussion Agenda

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1990 Talloires Declaration 433 signatories from over 50 countries with over 200 institutions from the United States and Canada Among the 10 actions agreed to by signing: Increase awareness of environmentally sustainable development Create an Institutional Culture of Sustainability Educate for Environmentally Responsible Citizenship Foster Environmental Literacy for All Practice Institutional Ecology Sustainability Across the Curriculum AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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2005 UNESCO Decade 2005 2014 of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) 2006 Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) STARS Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System Over 250 participant institutions Includes sections on: Curriculum with 10 categories Research with 5 categories Provide a guide for advancing sustainability in all sectors of higher education, from education and research to operations and administration. Enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions by establishing a common standard of measurement for sustainability in higher education. Sustainability Across the Curriculum AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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2007 Commitment (ACUPCC) with over 670 members ACUPCC institutions have agreed to: Integrate sustainability into the curriculum and make it part of the educational experience Make progress reports publically available Sustainability Across the Curriculum AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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In what ways can, and do academic libraries STARS rating and commitment to sustainability? Food for Thought AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Conventional Role Organizing Cataloging Storing Archiving, Preserving Guiding users to information Providing tools for thoughtful inquiry Providing service to the university community Role of Libraries in Higher Education AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Changing Role contenders in a race for relevance, regard, and resources meeting space and support to foster communities of shared interest on campus new kinds of service to academic centers and research enterprises partnership with faculty members to enhance the strength of teaching and research digital imperative and ensuing challenges m Role of Libraries in Higher Education AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Collaboration Centers Role of Libraries in Higher Education Cornell University Library Health Science Center Libraries UF UNC Health Science Library AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Embedded Librarians Role of Libraries in Higher Education AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Institutional Repositories Role of Libraries in Higher Education AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Exhibits Role of Libraries in Higher Education The UF Marston Science Library reef exhibit. UCLA Libraries AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Curriculum Development and Course Design Role of Libraries in Higher Education AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions Professor STUDENT Librarian Curriculum

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Current Engagement AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions Curriculum for Sustainability Task Force to Coordinate Efforts Related to Oil Spill Sustainability Fellows

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In what ways can, and do academic libraries STARS rating and commitment to sustainability? Food for Thought AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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Given 1. the commitment of institutions to infuse sustainability across the curriculum collaboration and learning 3. the libraries infrastructure and central position to work across all disciplines Then: Libraries are naturally positioned to coordinate the campus efforts to infuse sustainability across the curriculum Vision AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions

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sustainability across the curriculum work with librarians in all disciplines work with faculty in all disciplines work to create and promote an Institutional Repository of curriculum, research and service activities that promote sustainability work to increase sustainability related collections work to create a database of faculty available to speak on sustainability topics work to create and promote exhibits and speaker series on sustainability AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions Vision

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Questions and Discussion Library as Partner in Creating Curriculum for Sustainability AGENDA Sustainability Across the Curriculum Role of Libraries Current Engagement Vision Questions