2018 Theme and Important Dates

The  theme for the 2018 Charleston Conference is from Percy Bysshe Shelly’s poem Ode to the West Wind: “Oh Wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?” Important Dates and Deadlines: March 1 – Call for Preconferences Opens April 16 – Call for Papers Opens...

Free Webcast: Meeting the Modern Marketing Challenge in Librares

Registration and More Information In today’s libraries, marketing is everyone’s job. Yet, many librarians don’t know what modern marketing is and the preconditions for marketing success. During this year’s Charleston Conference, Charleston Briefing author Jill Stover...

Be Sure Your Address Book is Updated!

As many of you know, the Charleston Conference and Against the Grain moved into a new office last year when Katina and Bruce Strauch, owners, retired from their “day jobs” at the College of Charleston and the Citadel. Please be sure your address books are...

Mark Your Calendars: 2018 Dates

The 2018 Charleston Library Conference will be held from Monday, November 5, through Friday, November 9. On our evaluations, we asked 2017 attendees whether they preferred the new Monday to Friday schedule, or wanted to go back to our old Tuesday to Saturday dates,...

Free Webinar: Misinformation

REGISTER NOW Join us for a free webinar on December 13 at 2:00 pm Eastern, presented by Samantha J. Kaplan, Doctoral Student at UNC Chapel Hill, School of Information & Library Science. This session will address the concept of misinformation – what it is,...

Thanks for Another Successful Conference!

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Charleston Library Conference! Another year of thought-provoking presentations and productive networking is behind us. We appreciate all of our speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees for participating. Evaluations...

2017 Live Streaming Video Schedule

Plenary sessions at the upcoming Charleston Library Conference will be available to watch via live streaming video at the following times (all times listed are Eastern): Click here to watch at the scheduled times. Recordings will also be available later in the day....

2017 Up & Comer Award Winners

ATG Media is pleased to announce the first ever recipients for the Up and Comers award. This award is intended for librarians, library staff, vendors, publishers, MLIS students, instructors, consultants, and researchers who are new to their field or are in the early...

Registration Check-In Desk Details

REGISTRATION CHECK-IN DESK Upper Lobby, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29401 Please check in upon arrival to receive your name badge and attendee materials. Name badges will be required for entry into conference venues, the reception, and...