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Sustainability Resources: Information Technology

Resources for sustainability

Databases and Articles -- Sustainability

The Sullivan University System Libraries provide access to a variety of databases that offer information on general sustainability, green design, modern energy management and other topics related to the environment.

Specific EBSCO databases that focus on sustainability:

Other comprehensive databases that provide useful articles:


There are many books that cover sustainability and IT at the library. To find books and eBooks on this subject, go to the Library Catalog. For best search results, use the subjects listed below:

  • Green Technology
  • Information Technology -- Environmental Aspects

Below is a sample of print books that are available. However, there are many titles available electronically that relate to information technology and sustainability. For more information regarding accessing eBooks, see the box to the left.


There is a selection of sustainability titles available electronically. These can be accessed via the library catalog or directly in Books 24x7.

  • Library Catalog: To locate eBooks in the Library Catalog, you may search by title, author or subject. To limit to only eBooks, select "Virtual Library" in the Searching Locations box.
  • To access Books 24x7 directly, go to the Sullivan University Library Database page, log in and select "Books 24x7."

Links - Business

Mission is to create communities that work for all.
An organization focused on economic strategies that solve social and environmental problems. They Mobilize and educate people as consumers, investors, workers, and business leaders.
Educational organization that demonstrates social and environmental sustainability can be achieved by applying the values of human-scale communities and respect for the natural environment to economic issues. Links to events, local currencies, and land trusts.
Non profit seeking to restore deteriorating landscapes and the lives of the people dependent on them using practical, low-cost solutions.
Independent organization that inspires economic well-being. Aims to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues.

Pools the financial resources for people who believe in the ethics of Permaculture. They then apply those resources to earth-friendly and socially responsible loans and investments.