7 ways that libraries can support and promote the UN SDGs at their institutions

Experts share their top tips for libraries who want to get involved but don’t know how

As academics and librarians with a passion for sustainable development, Gerald, Debra and Robin have actively contributed to a range of SDG-related resources for libraries.

Many of these contain valuable tips and best practice advice for librarians on how they can better support the 17 goals and their targets. Here’s a summary of some of their key recommendations:

  1. Don’t start from scratch
  2. Incorporate the SDGs into your library’s strategic plan
  3. Advocate for the SDGs on campus
  4. Showcase how you can add value
  5. Think about how you can support colleagues in their SDG work
  6. Promote open access (OA) and open educational resources (OERs)
  7. Support the teaching and research agenda

Education Is My most powerful weapon which I will use to Change the world and my passport to the future!!

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