Curating a New World of Publishing

:banner: A panel of publishing industry executives discussed how libraries can deal with the flood of information being published today. This panel addressed these questions:   New Curation Mode...

The Changing World of E-Books

:banner: Peter Brantley began by noting that e-books originally were repurposed print equivalents, initially in PDF format. But that has all changed.  Peter Brantley, Director, Bookserver Project at ...

A Publisher's New Job Description

:banner: Annette Thomas, CEO of Macmillan Publishers, kicked off the conference with a brief history of Macmillan and her career.  She noted that Macmillan is very focused on science and education an...

Dictionary of American Regional English

:banner: I stopped by the exhibit on the Dictionary of American Regional English  (DARE) and found it fascinating.  Brianna Ross from the Harvard University Press (HUP) explained it to me.  DARE can ...

The Founder, Mover, and Shaker of the Conference

:banner: Why, that would be none other than Katina Strauch! Katina started the conference 32 years ago, and at first it was about 20 people gathered in a conference room at the College of Charleston,...

Welcome to the Charleston Conference Blog!

:banner: Welcome to the blog for The Charleston Conference 2012: “Accentuate the Positive”, which is the 32nd in the series since it began in 1980. I look forward to bringing you the news as it happe...