Tech and Start-ups Archives - EveryLibrary


Five Truths of Campaign Fundraising

This listicle is brought to you by EveryLibrary Board Member, Peter Bromberg. Campaigns for library ballot measures can be expensive, and often involve the raising of thousands of dollars. For many librarians, the idea of asking other people for money is outside of our comfort zone, especially when it comes to asking those closest to […]

Gale, a part of Cengage

Gale and EveryLibrary to Promote the Role of Libraries in Community Development with National Media Campaign

EveryLibrary is proud to announce a donation from Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, to help us do a new and innovative type of outreach to the tech community.  Since the spring of 2013, we have been focusing some significant attention on changing the perception of libraries and librarians among entrepreneurs and starters, incubators and […]


7 Challenges for Librarians from SXSW

#7 Libraries are “big data” companies masquerading as public anchor institutions. We need to bring our best IT people and enterprise-level vendors out to conferences like SXSW to tell the story of what multi-institutional resource sharing really means. We are better at it than we think. And networked libraries, systems, co-ops, vendors have a lot […]

Do You Library?

EveryLibrary at SXSW 2015

We are very proud to be a part of the Lib*Interactive crew again at South By Southwest 2015 (SXSW).  This will be our third year going to the conference to talk about libraries and librarians to venture capitalists, starters, and entrepreneurs and to engage broader policy discussions with a library perspective.  As a part of the […]

Your Start-up’s Best Friend

We’re happy that Business Insider published this story about how libraries and librarians are the best resource for starters and small businesses, from idea to launch and out to the market. In the age of Google and e-books, the local library has become little more than a relic of the pre-Internet past for most people. […]

Fixing Problems for Starters, Incubators, and Accelerators

The average start-up has 99 problems, but access to good business intelligence information through their librarian shouldn’t be one. Check out a post-SXSW 2014 piece that EveryLibrary put together that helps frame the library as a resource and the librarian as a “problem fixer” for starters and entrepreneurs at any point in their business development […]

EveryLibrary Showcases Cutting-Edge Librarians at SXSW Interactive

EveryLibrary Showcases Cutting-Edge Librarians and Libraries’ Entrepreneurial Resources at SXSW Interactive AUSTIN – EveryLibrary, a forward-thinking library advocacy organization, will be hosting a series of conversations during South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, March 7 – 11, with starters, venture capitalists, policy organizations and think tanks about the role of libraries and librarians in the startup […]

Libraries & Librarians as Major Players in Tech at SXSWi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Libraries & Librarians as Major Players in Tech at SXSWi Library Technology Leaders Travel to SXSWi to Showcase Trends hosted by Innovative AUSTIN (March 5, 2014) – Representatives from the library industry’s leading organizations and associations are attending SXSW Interactive to raise awareness of the ways librarians are already supporting emerging entrepreneurs […]

Engagement at SXSW 2014 – #sxswLAM

EveryLibrary is heading to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive from Wednesday 3/5 – Weds 3/12 for several good days of talking with start-ups and venture capitalists about libraries, and with policy folks about libraries and national tech policy.  We have an important question to ask at this significant tech conference: “How do libraries fit […]

It’s About Relevance

One of the objections campaigns regularly hear is “why do we even need libraries when we have the internet?”  Part of our job as a national political action committee is to help demonstrate the ongoing relevance of libraries and librarians in the digital age.  For all the stories you have about working with people to […]