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Friday, October 27 • 08:15 - 09:15
Digital Content-Helping students and faculty achieve more

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An overview of Lethbridge School District #51’s unconventional grassroots journey to OverDrive Education as their platform for digital and audio books will be discussed.  Starting small with the attitude that form (e.g. policy, tech support, collection management/development) would follow function (the introduction of OverDrive Education).  OverDrive Education is an integral part of the district’s goal to realize its Learning Commons Policies and Procedures as well as Alberta Education’s Ministerial Order on Student Learning.  Darryl Johnston, OverDrive Education Account Executive, will also  be available to talk about the Alberta consortia, pricing and answer any questions.

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Darryl Johnston

Canadian Education Account Manager, OverDrive
OverDrive Education can help schools and divisions save money by providing much more content for much less then the cost of physical books, available 24/7/365. Find out why 25 school divisions in Alberta already use OverDrive including 19 in the Alberta eLibrary consortia (one Ca... Read More →
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Ruth McMahon

Learning Commons Facilitator, Lethbridge School District #51
As a professional librarian for 31 years, I have overseen the evolution of reading platforms from hard cover books to digital access for print and audio; from restricted borrowing times to 24/7 availability. I am always looking for ways to break down the barriers to literacy, an... Read More →


Friday October 27, 2017 08:15 - 09:15
Palomino E 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1

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