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South By Southwest logoFebruary 4, 2011 -- For the second year in a row, Library of Congress staff from the Copyright Office, the Recorded Sound Section and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program will participate in the 2011 South By Southwest Festival (external link) in Austin, Tx.

The Library will host a booth at the trade show (external link), which this year runs from Monday March 14 through Thursday March 17, 2011, spanning all three conferences (Interactive, Film and Music).

Visitors to the Library of Congress booth will learn how to legally protect their work, become part of the national collection and explore ways to keep their digital music safe for the long-term.

South By Southwest Trade show logoThe Library will also moderate a panel, How To Keep Your Digital Music Flowing (external link) on Wednesday March 16, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. (CENTRAL Time) in Room 9 of the Austin Convention Center.

The panel brings together a collection of music industry veterans to discuss some of the core issues around maintaining the long-term accessibility of digital materials and will share "good enough" practices on how to leverage digital music workflows for accessibility and preservation for a general audience of music creators, consumers and stewards.

Participants include: