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Funk Library
1101 S. Goodwin
Urbana, IL  61801

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Sustainable Technology and Resource Efficiency Finding Aids

ISTC Staff Guide

Library Resources for Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Staff is a guide that is specifically designed to help ISTC staff navigate the many resources available at the University of Illinois Library and beyond.

Reference Guides

Reference guides help identify resources that will help you get started with research both on the Internet and in your local library. If you have a specific question, check the Prairie Research Institute Library's FAQ. You may find the answer there.

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) Publications

Full-text of ISTC publications are available free of charge at the links listed below and through ISTC's community on IDEALS, the University of Illinois' institutional repository.

Industry Sector Pollution Prevention Notebooks

Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable

ISTC hosts the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR). GLRPPR's sector resources link to online and hard copy material related to a particular industrial sector (e.g. "Agriculture") or a topic of interest across a wide variety of sectors (e.g. "Energy Efficiency"). Each sector resource also includes a list of relevant:

Each item listed within a Sector Resource includes a full record, which contains the item's title, a brief abstract, a link to the item (if it is available online), date of publication, source and resource type. Price and ordering information are listed for hard copy items where available.

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