|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2011|
University of South Florida
IN-3: Innovation 3
Office of Sustainability
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Through the efforts of the university's new Librarian for Sustainability, the USF library has created a comprehensive resource subject page for Sustainability, which aggregates the university's scholarly and reference materials on sustainability and sustainability related topics. As part of this effort, the university has subscribed to GREENR ("Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources"), an indexed online resource that integrates popular and scholarly content derived from publications in subject areas related to physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. The source publications include: government reports, research analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, magazine articles, legislation, and conference proceedings. The library's Sustainability Subject Guide also provides links to the university's new sustainability resource section of iTunes U, as well as USF's Gulf Oil Spill Information Center, the Karst Information Portal, and the NSF-funded Coastal Area Climate Change Education Partnership-- all of which are strategic priorities for the library.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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