We are excited to announce that the 2018 Call for Papers, Ideas, Panels, Debates, Diatribes, Speakers, Poster Sessions, etc. is now open. The proposal deadline is Friday, July 13.

Submit your proposal now!

Do you have ideas, challenges, solutions, or information to share? We’re seeking proposals on topics related to collection development and acquisitions, including, but not limited to:

  • analysis and assessment,
  • budgeting,
  • discovery,
  • digital scholarship,
  • end users/use statistics,
  • management/leadership,
  • library entrepreneurship,
  • professional development,
  • scholarly communication, and
  • technology and trends.

Another area of focus is our “Up and Comer” session thread. This is for topics relating to, or presenters who are new to the profession, new to the Charleston Conference, MLIS students or recent graduates, etc. It is related to the Up and Comer Award, which will open for nominations in June. 2017 award winners are listed at http://www.charlestonlibraryconference.com/2017-up-comer-award-winners/.

The Charleston Conference wishes to provide opportunities for everyone to be heard. We encourage proposals that include representation from the different viewpoints and stakeholders in the scholarly communications process, so please consider the diversity of your panel. Also, please note that conference sessions are meant for librarians, publishers, and vendors to discuss issues of interest to them all. They are not an opportunity for marketing products or services.

2018 Theme and Important Dates

2018 Registration Rates and Information

For questions or more information, please contact Leah Hinds at [email protected]