Earth Day 2023: Sustainability and Libraries
SJSU iSchool's Celebration of Earth Day

The SJSU School of Information is hosting a free online symposium in celebration of Earth Day.

Earth Day Symposium


I. Welcome (9 – 9:05 a.m. PDT)

II. Host Address: “Libraries Investing in Our Planet: Save Blue. Live Green” (9:05 – 9:45 a.m. PDT)

III. Panel Discussion (9:45 – 10:55 a.m. PDT) 

  • Nick Buron, Chief Librarian at Queens Public Library
  • Kristin M. Jacobi, Past President of Connecticut Library Association, Former Volunteer Librarian at Research Library at the Grand Canyon National Park (US), Former Volunteer Librarian at Charles Darwin Research Station Library (Galapagos, Ecuador), Librarian Emeritus at Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Leah Plocharczyk, Director MacArthur Campus Library, John D. MacArthur Campus, Florida Atlantic University
  • Dawn Frood, former Collection Development Librarian and Liaison Coordinator, Florida Atlantic University Libraries 
  • Dr. Amir Abtahi, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University 

IV. Concluding Remarks (10:55 – 11:00 a.m. PDT)