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Sunday, March 10 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Libraries: The Ultimate Playground

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Libraries have grown far beyond the nostalgic scent of books on shelves (though we still have that too). There is an explosive realm of content-wrangling that occurs on the library frontier making life-changing impacts in literacy, health, and education. There is also exists a quagmire of metadata messes, licensing loops, and lack-luster technology that is overdue for an innovative shakeup.
This is a unique setting to bring to the table the wide cast of SXSW tech & entrepreneurial attendees with some of the most grassroots, forward-thinking librarians & information professionals thinking outside-the-box today. Together we can build castles in the sandbox to connect new ideas with immediate impacts. Let's get this collaborative conversation started!
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Carson Block

FounderCarson Block Consulting IncCarson Block believes libraries are essential to a strong democracy. After more than 15 years working in libraries as a tech and IT Director, he founded Carson Block Consulting Inc. to help libraries across the country with technology. Libraries help... Read More →

Sunday March 10, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Sheraton Austin, Capitol View South

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