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  1. Guerilla Marketing @ Your Library to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Getting Tech Savvy in rural Texas – a few of the students will join me as we present how we turned a closed, defunct, dirty library into the happening spot ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  2. Making Stories: Libraries & Community Publishing to

    Panel on Saturday 10th March

    Good libraries are community-minded, technologically-aware, devoted to increasing access to information, and interested in preserving the local cultural heritage. Good newspapers aggregate and curate information for their readers, prioritize the ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  3. The Great Library Swindle: Your Rights Are at Risk to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Libraries, oft loved and honored are under attack from the most unlikely of sources. Book publishers, municipal governments and others seem hell-bent on library destruction, while many wonder if libraries ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  4. Read/Write Library: Mapping a City Through Media to

    Solo on Saturday 10th March

    Read/Write Library is a replicable project that uses local media to examine a region’s creative, political and intellectual interdependencies, creating a visible network of primary sources. We hope to make ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 6AB, 3rd floor (map)

  5. Librarian Meet Up to

    Meet Up on Saturday 10th March

    Let's deconstruct & design actionable ideas about why Libraries, Archives, and Museums (aka #sxswLAM) within the SXSWi conversation is important -- beyond rubbing shoulders with meme-enablers and tool creators. You'll ...

    At AT&T Conference Center, Salon B (map)

  6. #sxswLAM: Librar* Drinkup SXSWi 2012 to

    on Saturday 10th March

    Librarians, Info Pros, Data Hounds, Information Enablers... Simmer down after a day chockful of panels and awesomeness that is SXSW before gearing up for the full night ahead. Keeping with ...

    At Skinny's Ballroom (map)

  7. Big Data for Everyman: Help Liberate the Data Serf to

    Solo on Sunday 11th March

    WTF is Big Data & Why Should I Care?Love that smartphone? Navigate with your GPS? Tweeting about this session? Everything other than brushing your teeth has is generating data. Every ...

    At Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown, Rio Grande (map)

  8. Libros digitales para todos/eBooks for Everybody to

    Panel on Sunday 11th March

    12% of U.S. adults currently own an e-reader; Hispanics are the largest demographic in that group with 15% owning an e-reader. Though there are many Spanish-language options available for this ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 5ABC, 3rd floor (map)

  9. Knitting a Long Tail in Niche Publishing to

    Solo on Monday 12th March

    Larger publishers and distributors are often unwilling to take a chance on what they consider "niche." Yet consumers want specialization and more advanced content rather than lowest common denominator material. ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol E-H, 3rd floor (map)

  10. Creating an Internet of Entities to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    The Internet today consists of a morass of partial and redundant content: the ~17m businesses and POI in the US, for example, are duplicated over 1.2 billion website across over ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Creekside I & II (map)

  11. Making eBooks Smarter: Responsive Page Design to

    Core Conversation on Tuesday 13th March

    Some ebooks are print edition replicas, some are overstuffed mediafests. Neither fulfill one of screen publishing’s biggest promises: adapting content to meet readers’ needs. The digital page can do much ...

    At Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Capitol View North (map)

  12. Radically Open Cultural Heritage Data on the Web to

    Panel on Tuesday 13th March

    What happens when tens of thousands of archival photos are shared with open licenses, then mashed up with geolocation data and current photos? Or when app developers can freely utilize ...

    At Austin Convention Center, Room 10AB, 3rd floor (map)