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New #Follett Webinar: How Destiny Builds Tomorrow's Library Today!

March 18, 2013 · 8 Comments

How Destiny® Builds Tomorrow's Library Today!


Join Tammy Dineen, Robin Mills and Ellen Reinertson, Manitowoc Public School library media specialists, as they discuss the process of moving to Destiny Library Manager. Their combined sixty years of educational and professional library experience helped them evaluate and successfully implement Destiny to create a new digital learning atmosphere for their students.  They will detail the process of changing automation systems and how their decision to move to Destiny has transformed their library into the hub of learning for the entire school.

Attend this webinar to:

  • Discover how Destiny Quest®, One Search™ and access to digital content has enhanced the collaboration between the library and classroom.
  • Understand how to successfully evaluate a library solution to meet your specific library needs.
  • Find out how Destiny Library Manager™ is creating a digital learning atmosphere for students.
  • Get staff and students on-board through training and regular meet-ups.


Learn More and Register Today!

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Where on the Worldwide Web is FollettShelf and Follett Destiny?

March 07, 2013 · 23 Comments

We have searched across the web to bring you stories from our customers.

Here are a few of the videos and blog posts we surfaced from Follett Customers on the worldwide web:

Check out this video from Kathy Pulton on using Follett Shelf.  Kathy will take you through the views inside of Follett Shelf as she shows you how to search, checkout and add materials to your reading list.

 

 

Laura Delia of Pine Glen’s Library and Technology Center is using Destiny Quest to teach Pine Glen's students to be responsible and effective digital citizens as well as provide safe social networking by giving them  the ability to join an online reading community. 

 

 

You can read more about their use of Destiny Quest for digital citizenship here.

Learn how to perform circulation on the go.  Watch this video from Angela Estrella and Roz of Lynbrook High School.  They will walk you through how to checkout your patrons using the Follett Destiny App.

 

 

Thank you for sharing Angela, Roz, Kathy Pulton and Laura Delia.

 

If you have a story of how you are using Destiny, Aspen, Follett Shelf or Titlewave, please share with us in the comments below or email rlevinson@follettsoftware.com.  You could be the next story on this blog.

Rebecca Levinson is the Manager of Online and Social Media Marketing for Follett Software.  Social media is her passion and blogging is her first love. You can find Rebecca on Twitter @follettsoftware or @rebeccalev.

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23 CommentsTags: Destiny Quest · Destiny · follettshelf

Join Us for Follett's Digital Learning Webinar on Wednesday January 30, 2013

January 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Learn how to empower digital learning and drive library efficiency at your school.  On Wednesday January 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. CST, join us for our Move to Destiny webinar.  Learn how one school took their library program from average to awesome.  Multimedia technician Wendy Ann Moitoso used Destiny to empower her staff and students to meet digital learning head on.

Register for this complimentary digital learning webinar to learn how her Modesto, CA school:

  • Expanded their school library into a hub of digital learning and exploration with Destiny.
  • Engages students every day with digital content that aligns to Common Core.
  • Converted easily and efficiently to the leading web-based K-12 library solution with the help of Follett experts every step of the way.

We will also have Julie Krater, product manager for Destiny Library Manager and Steve Gregorio, Account Manager for Follett Software, on hand to answer any questions you may have. 

If you can't watch the live webinar, we will be live blogging on Twitter.  Follow us @follettsoftware.  If you are attending the webinar you are also welcome to join us on Twitter and tweet your takeaways to @follettsoftware using the hashtag #follettlearning.

Make sure to register today.

 

 

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The Making of Destiny 10.0

February 23, 2012 · 42 Comments

"Destiny 10.0 is a great example of our commitment to incorporating enhancement requests from our Destiny community..."

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42 CommentsTags: Destiny · Destiny Quest · destiny quest mobile · new leaf in learning

You Asked, We Listened. Find the Results in Destiny 10.0

November 17, 2011 · 4 Comments

If you use Destiny you already know the huge assistance it provides in helping you with library automation, textbook management, and school asset management.  Destiny allows you to do more for your students quickly, efficiently, and with fewer resources.  With every new version our goal is to satisfy the evolving needs of our customers. If you are new to Follett Software and our solutions, we invite you to take a peek at what Destiny has to offer your school, library, and district.  Learn what our customers have to say about Destiny.

If you are a current Destiny customer, we want you to know that we have listened to your concerns, and are addressing your challenges by using your feedback to help guide product enhancements.  The newest result of this process is Destiny 10.0 coming to your customer portal December 19th.  This version includes customer suggested improvements to help you maximize your time and resources.

In Destiny 10.0 you’ll find district enhancements to support school-wide needs and maximize student learning and success.  These include:


•    BRAND NEW: A mobile app for convenient 24/7 library access.
•    Better Search results for Students.
•    Improved integration between eBooks and FollettShelf.
•    Increased Control over Destiny Quest Student social media comments.
•    A simple way to track funding.

Learn more about Destiny’s new features here.

In order to upgrade to Destiny 10.0 you’ll need to have the latest version, V9.9 of Destiny on December 19th.  If you need assistance upgrading your current Destiny version to 9.9, Follett Software is here to assist you.   Follett Software’s Implementation Services can perform the upgrades for you for a nominal fee. Visit destinyexpress.com for more information.

Save the date for the roll out of Destiny 10.0 on December 19th to help you improve your experience with Destiny.  If you aren’t a current Destiny customer, we’d be happy to explore what our software can do for your K-12 district.  We’d like you to learn more about us, and give us an opportunity to explore your needs and how we can help to resolve them.

Are you a Destiny user?  We invite you to share your experience with us by commenting below.

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