(25 August 2015) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Library and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Library will jointly host a two-day conference on 2-3 June 2016 entitled “Academic Librarian 4 – Sustainable Academic Libraries: Now and Beyond.”
Initiated by CUHK, the Academic Librarian Conference series were previously held at CUHK (AL1 and AL3) and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (AL2).
A notable event celebrating the 25th anniversary of HKUST, this AL4 Conference addresses the multi-dimensional issues of sustainability pertaining to academic libraries. How do academic libraries drive sustainability in their innovations and day-to-day operations? What are the best practices and emerging trends that help save the environment for posterity while fulfilling at optimal efficiency the current and future needs of library users? What are the obstacles or breakthroughs in advancing these goals?
The Conference will explore four major themes: Sustainable environment; Sustainable resources; Sustainable technologies; and Sustainable services.
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