Green Libraries – Road Map to Sustainable Development – A Case Study

Dr. S Kishore Kumar & Vinod D

The increasing threats of climate change and global warming are bringing rapid changes in the library system in its design and operating standards. Worldwide, countries are adopting green protocols in the fight against global warming. This paper analyses various national and international standards and national efforts in India to implement Green library standards in various academic institutions. The paper also attempts to provide comparative methods of green library practices of different libraries in India. Innovative recommendations for the implementation of green library are given in the findings of the study.

Keywords – Green Libraries, Energy efficiency, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, International Conventions.


DOI : 10.26761/IJRLS.7.1.2021.1369       DOI URL:

Cite This Article As: Kumar, K. S. & Vinod D. (2021). Green Libraries – Road Map to Sustainable Development – A Case Study. International Journal of Research in Library Science (IJRLS), 7(1) 85-91.

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