Impacts and Implements of Greening the Libraries

  • C. Jayalakshmi Bharathiyar University.
  • Dr. R. Sarangapani Bharathiyar University.
Keywords: Green Information Technology, Sustainable development, Green Library, Green Indicators, Green Innovation in Libraries


Green innovations are becoming increasingly important for information centres like libraries,companies and societies as they are expected to ensure both environmental and economical sustainability. Libraries act as matchless channels to educate and disseminate the Green concepts to the Community. Libraries can convey their skilful green message and educate the society by adopting green information technology enabled concepts in library digitisation.Green library sho uld focus upon recoverable,renewable, biogradable, endurable,supportable materials and resources.The aim of this paper is to discuss the various factors and practices in greening the libraries and focus on the impacts andimplications for sustainable development.Greening of library is pervasive with several components such as green business,green operation,green practices.


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Author Biographies

C. Jayalakshmi, Bharathiyar University.

Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Bharathiyar University,Coimbatore - 641 046.

Dr. R. Sarangapani, Bharathiyar University.

HOD, Department of Library Information Science, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore - 641 046.