Browse Staff Presentations and Publications - Illinois Sustainable Technology Center by Title

  • 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. (Special Libraries Association Environment & Resource Management Divison, 2014-07)
    Provides a brief overview of the organization, its relationship to the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange (P2Rx), and links to some of the organization's available resources.

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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)
    Outlines the sustainability planning process, offers suggestions for easy sustainability opportunities, and suggests ways that librarians can become sustainability leaders in their communities.

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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.

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  • 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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  • Springman, Mike; Marsch, Dan (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2012-07-19)
    Through the Illinois Conservation of Resources and Energy (ICORE) project, the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) provides technical assistance to water and wastewater treatment facilities and businesses to ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2003)
    One of the most difficult jobs for any information professional is trying to keep up with changes in technology. Just as soon as you think you know how to apply something new in your organization, it's been replaced by ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    Fluorescent, high intensity discharge, metal halide, high-pressure sodium, and neon lamps and their ballasts contain PCBs, mercury, and other toxic chemicals. In order to properly comply with federal and state regulations, ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2007-03-22)
    Environmental information is multidisciplinary. It encompasses many fields, including engineering, chemistry, ecology, biology, agriculture, economics, history, and business. In the WMRC collection, the topic of waste is ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Illinois Library Association, 2008-10)
    My Turn essay on ways that libraries can be more environmentally responsible.

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