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February 26, 2020

(Follett) 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.

January 14, 2019

(Follett) 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.

December 5, 2018

(Follett) 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.

September 5, 2018

(Follett) 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.

February 13, 2018

(Follett) 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.

February 14, 2017

(Follett) 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.

August 18, 2016

(Follett) 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.

August 16, 2016

(Follett) 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.

July 25, 2014

(Follett) 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.

April 24, 2014

(Follett) 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.

October 16, 2013

(Follett) 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.

January 11, 2013

(Follett) 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.

April 12, 2012

(Follett) 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.

January 6, 2011

(Follett) 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.

November 11, 2009

(Follett) 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.

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