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The Charleston Advisor

Founded in July, 1999, The Charleston Advisor publishes detailed product reviews of proprietary and freely available web-based resources for the library market. Reviewed product types include databases, pricing tools, scholarly journals, and collections. More than 800 searchable expert reviews, peer-reviewed by the library community, are currently available to help optimize library services. 

Annual Reviews recently acquired The Charleston Advisor this past June, 2022. As a publisher of reviews with a mission to synthesize and integrate knowledge, we saw The Charleston Advisor as a great fit for our organization. The Charleston Advisor will continue to be available via IngentaConnect at the following URL, More information regarding the recent acquisition is available in the following press release here. 

Subscribers to The Charleston Advisor receive the following benefits: 

  • Access to more than 800 reviews published 
  • Online edition includes full backfile database 
  • Unlimited access via IP Filter or name/password 
  • Comparative reviews of aggregators featured 
  • Leading opinions in every issue