Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Staff Presentations and Publications by Title

  • Barnes, Laura L. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006)
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005-04)
    The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, the same year that President Richard Nixon signed the legislation that created the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Its founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson, envisioned it ...
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    This reference guide includes links to consumer information and more technical research articles which discuss the potential health and environmental impacts of CCA and arsenic, risk assessment information, and environmental ...
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-05-06)
    Presentation given to sixth grade students at Franklin Middle School in Champaign, IL about the environmental impact of the electronic gadgets they love. Includes winning videos from the International E-Waste Design Competition.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2005)
    This reference guide includes links to classroom activities, background and policy information, standards, and reference sources that teachers can use to develop their own environmental education lesson plans.
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  • Bordson, Lauren; Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-03)
    Environmental issues provide the backdrop for an array of novels, from suspense to romance to comedy. This bibliography includes books for young adults and adults.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-03)
    Slides for presentation on sustainability and green ideas for libraries. Presented at On the Front Lines 2010 in Springfield, IL.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011-09-26)
    Presented to Prairie Research Institute staff on September 26, 2011. Provides information about IDEALS and why it's advantageous to researchers to deposit their publications.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2011-06-14)
    Presentation given at the 13th annual Illinois Leadership Conference, iHotel (Champaign, IL), June 15, 2011. Provides basic information about why social media is important and steps for developing a social media strategy ...
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2013-03)
    Presented as a webinar for U.S. EPA's Small Business Environmental Assistance Program. Includes information about sustainability planning and some project ideas to implement immediately.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009)
    Slides for green business training that focuses on sustainability planning, environmental accounting, energy efficiency, and greening the office. Related LibGuide available at http://uiuc.libguides.com/green-business.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2011-09-21)
    Tips for making better environmental choices and for going green at home. Related LibGuide available at http://uiuc.libguides.com/green-living/
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2012-07)
    20 minute presentation on home energy efficiency prepared for Mt. Zion, IL Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009-06-01)
    Presentation slides for Going Green in the School Library, presented at Lincoln Trail Libraries System School Library Day on June 1, 2009.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-06-01)
    Bibliography of environmental education resources for school librarians.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Emerald, 2012-08)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of green building technologies and practices and illustrate how public libraries can use them as tools to teach their communities about sustainability and foster ...
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-06)
    Presented at the 2010 Small Public Library Management Institute at the University of Illinois Springfield.
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  • Barnes, Laura L.; Rusk, Todd (2009-09-14)
    Slides of Greening Your Building presentation given to public librarians at Lincoln Trail Libraries System on September 14, 2009. Topics included: energy efficiency, water conservation, green purchasing, and green cleaning.
    untranslated PDF (2MB)
  • Barnes, Laura L. (2013-11-22)
    Webinar presented by the Special Libraries Association Illinois Chapter. Includes information on sustainability planning, getting management buy-in, engaging employees, and specific areas where libraries can make changes quickly.
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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-03-08)
    Presented to Reference Services in the Sciences class at UIUC GLSIS as part of a panel on collection development in science libraries.
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