Expanding Access to Digital Reading Resources by Sharing

Presented by: Ken Zimmerman, Instructional Media & Technology Consultant at Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13
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With budgeting always a concern, schools are getting creative to ensure the best return on investment for their shift to digital content. Learn about Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13’s story of delivering eBooks and audiobooks to 22 districts (and more) with a shared collection. This powerful solution enables two or more schools or districts to access digital content via a joint platform, with all purchased titles available to all members through this central access point.

In this engaging edWebinar, Instructional Media & Technology Consultant Ken Zimmerman discussed how the shared collection model allowed IU13 to:

  • Maximize purchasing power and provide a robust selection of reading resources to students and educators
  • Register thousands of checkouts per month across entire school communities, including “secret readers” who now enjoy the privacy and 24/7, anywhere access that digital offers