Library Technology Guides

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August 13, 2020

Follett Follett's new Destiny release features new apps for in-school or remote use. With this week's release of Destiny 18.0, Follett announced it is unveiling brand-new apps that have been designed from the ground up to bring an easy-to-use, personalized experience to school library patrons using mobile devices. The apps will conveniently facilitate the use of library materials whether students are learning in school or remotely [Full Announcement].

February 26, 2020

Follett Follett introduces key enhancements with Destiny 17.5 Release. Follett has released Destiny 17.5, a new version of the solution featuring important enhancements to Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Resource Manager, Destiny Discover, and Collections by Destiny. Used in more than 60 percent of U.S. public schools, Destiny is Follett’s market-leading platform for library management, digital content, and resource management. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2019

Follett Follett releases new version of market-leading Destiny. Follett has released Destiny 16.5, a new version of the market-leading solution featuring enhancements to Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, and Destiny Resource Manager. Destiny solutions serve more than 65,000 schools and libraries and are used in 23 of the 25 largest U.S. school districts. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2018

Follett Follett’s Destiny now in 23 of 25 largest U.S. K-12 districts. With the recent adoption by Virginia’s Fairfax County Public Schools, Follett’s market-leading Destiny solution is now in 23 of the 25 largest K-12 school districts in the United States. Destiny’s flagship product, Destiny Library Manager, is the leading library management system for K-12 schools worldwide and trusted by more than 65,000 customers. [Full Announcement].

September 5, 2018

Follett Follett’s new Destiny release offers array of enhancements. Timed to support educators for the new school year, Follett has released Destiny 16.0, a new version of the market-leading solution featuring significant enhancements to Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, Destiny Resource Manager, and Destiny Analytics. Destiny solutions are used in more than 60 percent of U.S. public schools. [Full Announcement].

February 13, 2018

Follett Follett unveils new release of market-leading Destiny. With its latest release of Destiny, Follett continues to make impactful advances to its market-leading library/resource management solution. Destiny 15.5 provides enhancements to help students and teachers more easily find the best resources to meet learning goals and objectives, and includes updates to the entire Destiny family of products – Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, Collections by Destiny, Destiny Resource Manager and Destiny Analytics. [Full Announcement].

February 14, 2017

Follett Follett announces key updates to its market-leading Destiny solution. With the addition of key reporting capabilities and new homepage customization options, Follett’s Destiny 14.5 is giving users a more efficient, streamlined experience from start to finish. The updates encompass the company’s market-leading products for Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Resource Manager, and Destiny Discover. [Full Announcement].

August 18, 2016

Follett Follett Destiny 14.0 Features Learning Management System Integration. Follett’s new Destiny 14.0 release now supports IMS LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability) capability providing seamless, single sign-on integration to resources available in Destiny Discover via districts’ learning applications. Earlier this week, Follett announced a series of significant updates to its market-leading Destiny solution, including an innovative Chrome extension and access to open education resources. [Full Announcement].

August 16, 2016

Follett Follett unveils major updates to market-leading Destiny solution. Offering an innovative Chrome extension and access to open education resources, as well as ushering in a dramatically refreshed user interface, Follett announced one of its most significant updates ever to its Destiny product. [Full Announcement].

July 25, 2014

Follett Houston Independent School District Adopts Follett Technology to Simplify Management of Education Content, Data. Houston Independent School District, the seventh largest K-12 school district in the country, has adopted Follett’s Destiny Library Manager for its new centralized, integrated library management solution. Destiny Library Manager will be implemented later this year throughout the 212,000-student district, which is comprised of 86 certified libraries and 282 campuses. [Full Announcement].

April 24, 2014

Follett Follett introduces new search interface in Destiny 12.0 Release. Follett this week released Destiny 12.0 with Universal Search, a new search interface that allows students to seamlessly search and access all print and digital content within the Destiny Library Manager platform. Whether reading ebooks or conducting research, students can now access the content they need from one system that offers a consistent, simplified user experience with single sign-on access. [Full Announcement].

October 16, 2013

Follett Streamlined ebook experience highlights Destiny 11.5 Release. The new release of Follett’s library management system, Destiny, will provide users with several key enhancements, including an improved ebook experience and increased integration between Destiny Library Manager and Titlewave, Follett’s collection development, curriculum support, and online ordering tool. [Full Announcement].

January 11, 2013

Follett Follett Software's Destiny Library Manager plays key role in New York City initiative to connect students to millions of books. Follett Software Company’s market Destiny Library Manager software product for K-12 schools and districts is playing a key role in a program that by 2015 will provide all 1.1 million New York City public school students with direct access to 17 million books and other informational learning materials. MyLibraryNYC is an initiative undertaken by the New York City Department of Education in conjunction with the New York, Brooklyn, and Queens public libraries, and has been called by the mayor of New York City “a great example of the public and private sectors coming together to invest in our children and the city’s future. [Full Announcement].

April 12, 2012

Follett Follett Software Company unveils Destiny 10.1. Follett Software Company released Destiny 10.1, with new features for the market-leading K-12 software product that will allow customers to perform more efficiently and connect with their students in an entirely new way. Highlights of the 10.1 release include Destiny’s integration with Titlewave – the world’s leading collection development and management tool from Follett Library Resources – and Aspen – Follett Software’s student information system. FollettShelf integration allows student to have an enhanced eBook reading experience anywhere, anytime by reading a Follett eBook on a tablet or downloading it to a personal computer. [Full Announcement].

January 6, 2011

Follett Follett Software Company Releases New Version of Destiny. Follett Software Company has announced the release of Destiny 9.9 with a host of dynamic improvements that allow existing Destiny Library Manager and Destiny Textbook Manager customers to save time, increase efficiency and help drive student achievement. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2009

Follett Adoptions of Follett Software’s Destiny Textbook Manager surge as K-12 districts seek savings, improved accountability. School districts across the country, including two of the largest in the country, continue to embrace Follett Software Company’s Destiny Textbook Manager for the cost savings and improved accountability for textbook resources that are achievable through improved textbook management. [Full Announcement].

November 6, 2009

Follett Follett Software Unveils New Version of Destiny. Follett Software Company announced the unveiling of Destiny 9.5 with a significant portion of the new capabilities based on requests from existing customers, including improved reporting across all Destiny modules to help K-12 school districts better demonstrate collection and inventory usage and value. [Full Announcement].

October 29, 2008

Follett Follett’s Destiny now Integrates SAFARI Montage video. Incorporating Video-On-Demand in lesson plans and student research projects just got easier, thanks to a feature in the latest version of Follett Software’s Destiny Library Manager which gives students more direct access to videos on SAFARI Montage. Destiny 9.0 now supports searching of SAFARI Montage digitally delivered videos. When Destiny users load the MARC Records for SAFARI Montage into their database, those records will appear in Destiny search results. [Full Announcement].

October 28, 2008

Follett New version of Follett’s Destiny empowers students. Users of Follett’s Destiny Resource Management Solution now have the option to save time and aggravation by empowering students and teachers to manage their own usernames and passwords. That and many other options for customizing the look and feel of Destiny are part of the latest version of the award-winning system. [Full Announcement].

July 1, 2008

Follett Follett’s Latest Destiny Release Includes Free eBooks. School districts that upgrade to Destiny Library Manager Version 8.5 can get 65 free eBooks per school. The new release of the Destiny Resource Management Solution also features a number of other attractive benefits, such as the ability of Textbook Manager customers to get reports showing them how much money they can save by purchasing used textbooks or selling excess textbook inventories. Destiny Library Manager now supports Guided Reading. [Full Announcement].

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