[Webinar] Why Should I Care? Libraries, Advocacy and the UN SDGs

SMU Libraries, The Library Association of Singapore and Taylor & Francis invite you to join us for this webinar:

Why Should I Care? Libraries, Advocacy and the UN SDGs
10 September 2021,  9 AM – 10 AM (SGT) 

In this webinar, Loida Garcia-Febo, recent Chair of the recent American Library Association (ALA) 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Task Force (2020-2021) will share how to enable your library and align your library’s priorities to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG’s).

A Zoom link will be sent upon confirmation of registration.


9:00 AM – 9:05 AMWelcome 
Bethany WILKES, University Librarian, Singapore Management University Libraries
9:05 AM – 9:35 AMWhy Should I Care? Libraries, Advocacy and the UN SDGs

Ms Gracia-Febo will discuss the role of librarians in the implementation of the SDGs and how to align your priorities and set the markers. Participants will benefit from real-life best practices and case studies
9:35 AM – 9:45 AMQ & A 
Facilitator: Dr Sadie-Jane NUNIS, President, Library Association of Singapore & Head of Learning & Knowledge Curation, Singapore Institute of Management
9:45 AM – 10 AMTaylor & Francis Showcase: Curated Sustainability Collection 
Don LOW, Journals Sales Director, Taylor & Francis Group

Mr Low will share the role that Taylor and Francis plays in making our contributions to the society and the environment, using the UN SDGs as the framework to drive our efforts.
* Stand a chance to win vouchers at the end of the presentation.

About the Speaker

Loida Garcia-Febo is an International Library Consultant, researcher and expert on topics such as human rights, advocacy, and services to multicultural populations. She is the Past President of the American Library Association (2018-2020) and recent Chair, ALA 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Task Force (2020-2021). 

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