Building the sustainable library at Macquarie University

Maxine Brodie

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    This article explores a number of current issues and challenges in sustainability, both of and in academic libraries of the future, using as a case study the new library opened at Macquarie University, Sydney in 2011. Issues covered include sustainable design and operation of library buildings, sustainability in relation to library collections, and the reframing of library organisational design and service provision for the future.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4-16
    Number of pages13
    JournalAustralian Academic and Research Libraries
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Sustainable development--Management
    • Academic libraries--Management
    • Organizational behavior

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