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

  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009-04)
    Bibliography for Go Green and Save Money workshops.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    Sustainable product design incorporates environmental considerations into the product development cycle. This bibliography links to relevant resources on the topic.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2002-06)
    As search engine technology and usability improves, people have become more and more comfortable doing their own searching. Although most people can find what they need eventually, the strategies outlined in this guide ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009-03-06)
    Powerpoint slides from Simple Ways to Green Your Organization session at the Illinois SeniorCorps Conference, March 5, 2009.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009-10-14)
    Presentation slides for workshop given at the Midwest Environmental Education Conference, Champaign, IL.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009-11-04)
    Slides for a presentation on greening the organization. Presented at the Conference on Community Based Aging Services, Springfield, IL November 5, 2009.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009-06-10)
    Presentation given at the East Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference at Parkland College on June 11, 2009. Topics covered include growing a green organization, resource efficiency, green purchasing, and green cleaning.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Illinois Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, 2010-05)
    Most librarians are familiar with social bookmarking sites like Delicious [http://www.delicious.com] and Diigo [http://www.diigo.com], which allow users to save and manage bookmarks from the web. These sites are not just ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Denver, CO : Regis University, 2011)
    Social bookmarking tools allow users to store, manage, search, organize, and share their bookmarks online and access them from any-where. Although these tools have been around since the mid-90s, librarians have not generally ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-10-04)
    Brown bag presentation to staff at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Outlines why social media is important for organizations and how some of these web 2.0 tools can be used to distribute information and build ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006)
    Many states use awards programs as an incentive to reward companies who adopt pollution prevention (P2) strategies. In 1981, North Carolina began the first pollution prevention awards program, calling it the Governor's ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009-10-14)
    Slides of presentation given at the 2009 Midwest Environmental Education Conference, Champaign, IL.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-09)
    Slides for Stemming the Tide of Sustainability Information, presented to ISTC staff at a brownbag on September 16, 2010. Topics include: tips for effective web searching, tips for effective news browsing, and an overview ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2012-04)
    Given as part of ALA's Exploring Sustainability Practices in Libraries webinar, second in the ALA Libraries for Sustainability webinar series.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2010-04)
    Slides and bibliography for sustainability planning workshops for Illinois libraries. Includes links to slides for various versions of the workshop.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Special Libraries Association, Environment Resources Management Division, 2007-10)
    Brief roundup of sustainable living blogs.

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  • Zheng, Wei; Sharma, B.K.; Rajagopalan, Nandakishore (2010-12)
    Biochar is a charred carbon-enriched material intended to be used as a soil amendment to sequester carbon and enhance soil quality. Sustainable biochar is produced from waste biomass using modern thermochemcial technologies. ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2013-12)
    Presentation on how to locate green chemistry and green engineering information using resources developed by the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable and other P2Rx centers.

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (Champaign, IL : Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable, 2015-03)
    This presentation, given at the Triple Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable in St. Louis, MO on April 2, 2015, provides an overview of how to use data from County Business Patterns, Toxics Release Inventory, and ...

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  • Barnes, Laura L. (2009)
    Essay about customer service and reference in special libraries.

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