The Charleston Conference is an informal annual gathering of librarians, publishers and resource managers in Charleston, SC to discuss issues of importance to them all.

+ More about the Conference

+2022 Preliminary Agenda


Everyone is welcome to participate in conference sessions, but we do ask that multiple viewpoints be represented and do not allow solo presentations from any one company.

+ Vendor Showcase

+ Becoming a presenter

+ Sponsorships & Advertising


We think historic downtown Charleston, SC, is the perfect venue to hold an annual conference! We’re sure you’ll agree once you visit.

+ Visiting Charleston

+ Find a hotel

+ Getting Around the Conference

“The Charleston Conference is an incredibly stimulating venue. I am tired afterwards, but get so many great ideas, network with my colleagues, and learn what is going on. I recommend it highly.”


Trendspotting at SSP 2022

By Donald T. Hawkins (Freelance Conference Blogger and Editor) Editor's Note: This article will also be published in an upcoming issue of Against the Grain as part of the "Don's Conference Notes" column. The Trendspotting Initiative, by Lisa Hinchliffe, Professor at...

Don’s Conference Notes: Charleston In Between 2022

By Donald T. Hawkins (Freelance Columnist and Conference Blogger) The second Charleston In Between conference took place virtually on May 12 and 13, 2022. It occurs approximately halfway between the main Charleston Conferences in the first week of November; its...

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