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Libraries in the Doughnut Economy
Libraries and Sustainability: Programs and Practices for Community Impact (2021)
  • Monika Antonelli, Minnesota State University
  • René Tanner, Rollins College
  • Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Mid-Hudson Library System
  • Adrian K. Ho, University of Kentucky
In this chapter we will explore how libraries can lead the way to a bold new way of thinking that creates an inhabitable world centered on our well-being which supports the principles of doughnut economics. Our hope is that libraries can help break our culture from an addiction to growth and “business as usual” and transition it to be in service to humanity in a way that is regenerative and distributive by design.
  • Libraries,
  • Sustainability,
  • Regenerative,
  • Distributive,
  • Donut economy
Publication Date
November, 2021
René Tanner, Adrian K. Ho, Monika Antonelli, and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich
ALA Editions
Citation Information
Monika Antonelli, René Tanner, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich and Adrian K. Ho. "Libraries in the Doughnut Economy" Chicago, ILLibraries and Sustainability: Programs and Practices for Community Impact (2021)
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