From Green Libraries to Green Information Literacy

Kurbanoglu S., Boustany J.

2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 20 - 23 October 2014, vol.492, pp.47-58 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 492
  • City: Dubrovnik
  • Country: Croatia
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-58
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The amount of information available on green libraries and green library practices, seems to be growing, however, very little has been written about green information literacy. The aim of this paper is to discuss how information literacy and its instruction can be transformed into green and contribute to the green library movement. With this aim, relevant recent and past publications have been analyzed. A green information literacy concept is introduced and a multi-faceted approach towards green information literacy instruction is presented. Conclusions and recommendations are drawn for practice and further studies.