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The Library #ideadrop house will return this year again to connect the energy of the library community with the enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit pervasive in Austin for salon-style conversations in our library living room on March 7-11, 2014. Vist in person or on the live stream here. All times listed are local Austin time/ Central time.

E-Resources and Libraries (ER&L), ProQuest and the Digital Library Federation (DLF) are joined in Austin by an awesome group of orgs representing libraries, archives and museums. Meet them all.

Address: 1706 Garden St, Austin, TX 78702        Email: erl.sponsor@gmail.com
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Sunday, March 9 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Technology is the answer, but what was the question?

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Molly Steenson will come to the house to talk about iconoclastic British architect Cedric Price (1934–2003), who designed building-sized computers and learning systems. Information and its transmission was central to how he designed, and he used technology as a provocation and thinking tool that was intended to alter how people thought about learning and architecture. In particular, I'll talk about a set of projects he designed in the 60s and 70s. 

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Margy Avery

Sr Acquisitions Editor - Information Science, MIT Press
Marguerite Avery has been working in scholarly communication and publishing for about ten years, a field in which she is a major advocate for change and reform. She works closely with the scholarly communities in STS, Information Science, Communications, and Internet Studies and these interactions inform her thinking as to the value of scholarly publishers as well as the severe limitations they place on rapidly changing models of... Read More →


Molly Steenson

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication
Molly Steenson is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication, where she focuses on digital media. Her research meshes architecture, communications and history of science. Molly worked with the Web and social media for 20 years in a variety of roles at a variety of companies. She continue this practice as a digital strategist and design researcher who examines... Read More →

Sunday March 9, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm
#IdeaDrop Library House 1706 Garden Street

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