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Camp ER&L - ER&L 2022 Virtual Conference

March 14–17, 2022

Online

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LIVE STREAM: These presentations will be broadcast on the virtual main stage live stream. Live Q&A will take place at the end of the session block after all presentations in that block have commenced. 

ON-DEMAND SESSIONS & SHORT TALKS: These presentations will be made available on-demand to all attendees at the start of the conference. The 90-minute presentation time listed for these presentations is for a text-based Q&A session between presenters and attendees. 

*Session times are subject to change. 


The Environmental Impact of Electronic Collections: Exploring the Carbon Footprint of Electronic Resources

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 2:00 PM–3:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
LIVE STREAM
Conference Track
2. Collection Development & Assessment
Abstract

The world faces a climate emergency and reducing carbon emissions is crucial. This presentation will investigate current thinking on the carbon footprint of online resources and explore possible methodologies for calculating the carbon footprint generated by electronic resources usage. We will consider the implications for future collection development decisions. 

Presenters

Andrew Senior, McGill University
Carolyn Pecoskie, McGill University
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