Complimentary eBooks webinar available in AASL eCOLLAB

For Immediate Release
Fri, 10/13/2017


Jennifer Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)


CHICAGO – The archive of the webinar “Tips & Tricks for Stretching Your eBook Budget,” presented by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and sponsored by Overdrive, is now available for complimentary viewing in AASL’s professional development library. The recording can be viewed at

During the webinar, presenters Becky Calzada and Christina Samek share tips and tricks for stretching school’s eBook budgets to reach the most readers with the most titles. Calzada, information and library services coordinator for the Leander (Texas) Independent School District, shares insight from her experience growing a successful digital collection that registers thousands of checkouts each month. Samek, from OverDrive Education, shares proven best practices for serving reading and learning needs while maintaining a low cost-per-circ.

eCOLLAB | Your eLearning Laboratory provides AASL members and subscribers with a central location to find and manage their elearning as well as to connect with others in the educational community. eCOLLAB contains webcasts and resources from various AASL professional development events, as well as access to issues of Knowledge Quest. To begin utilizing eCOLLAB or to subscribe, visit

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