Charleston Conference Notes

Come Back Next Year

So we have come to the end of another Charleston Conference. It has been a pleasure writing this blog and reporting on some of the interesting sessions. There are many more that are equally interesting, and the complete file will e available to attendees in about two...

Poll-A-Palooza

  The final-final session traditionally has occurred after the provided lunch and consisted of a series of questions asked of the audience using polling software. This year, Leah Hinds conducted the poll. Here are some of the results. Interesting: Nobody from...

Closing Session

The closing session featured Derek Law, Emeritus Professor, Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He used an extensive collection of slides to summarize the conference in his very well received presentation. Why do we keep returning to...

The Future of Print

This session featured 3 librarians based in Ontario, Canada, describing 2 case studies in modernizing print collections. Meg Ecclestone, Acting Head of Collections, University of Guelph began by discussing the collections of record initiative at her university....

Charleston Premiers

The Charleston Premiers were 5-minute presentations of new products, after which the audience voted for the best design, most impactful, and best new product. Eric Calaluca, President, Paratext: The Base Inventory of Research Databases (BIRD) contains over 7,500...

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Tea Time With Katina and Leah

2-23-24 Darrell Gunter Let’s start with a much- deserved Shout out to Darrell W. Gunter! Darrell’s active involvement with the Charleston Conference began approximately 5 years ago when he began working with the Charleston Premiers and startups (Innovators...

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