Why Green Computing and Green Information Sciences Have Potentialities in Academics and iSchools: Practice and Educational Perspectives

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 435)


Green computing is responsible for the designing and developing the Computing Systems and IT infrastructure which are less energy consumed and eco friendly. The policies on environment, power management, consumption, recycling etc. have wider prospects in building and solid practice of Green computing and Green technology. Ultimately Green Computing is dedicated to the healthy and sophisticated Green Systems building. The integration of Green Computing with Informatics and Information Sciences have the potentiality to launched Green Informatics and Green Information Science respectively. The organization, association, government, educational institutes etc. have the healthy potentialities of introducing Green Computing and similar systems for healthy output and solid benefit. In the academics computers and similar devices become very common and thus the principles and theirs applications of Green Computing many ways would lead the sustainability. The iSchools are the consortium of information and computing related branches into one single academic wing and common in many countries. Thus they not only practice the Green Computing but also teach and engage the Green Computing and Green Information Sciences. The paper is described and reported Green Computing and allied branches their practice related issues and possibilities of the areas as academics subjects in Indian universities etc. The paper also highlighted the potentialities of iSchools regarding offering Green Computing and related branches including practicing Green Computing principles.


Green computing Cloud computing Green information science Academics Emerging degrees Energy management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Raiganj UniversityRaiganjIndia
  2. 2.SMIT, Sikkim Manipal UniversityGangtokIndia

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