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

+ Full 2020 Program

+ Speakers


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 there and around

“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.”


Wiley Acquires Hindawi

By: Kent Anderson, “The Geyser” On January 5th, John Wiley & Sons announced its acquisition of the London-based Hindawi. Founded in 1997 in Cairo, Hindawi journals have been fully OA since 2007. The acquisition comes after Wiley partnered with Hindawi a few years...

Closing Session and Poll-a-Palooza

Session summary: 458 ;people joined the closing summary and wrap-up, which was a long-time Charleston favorite, the Poll-a-palooza! What were the trending topics? Major takeaways? Pithy quotes and most talked-about statements? One vendor is reported to have said that...

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