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Enrich the learning experience at your school and enhance library efficiency with Destiny® LIbrary Manager™

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  • More K-12 schools and districts use Follett Destiny Library Manager for managing their library resources than any other platform. There’s a reason why: Our solution not only allows librarians and administrators keep thorough, real-time track of a library’s inventory and media assets, but also gives students a fun means of discovery and reading. 

    Destiny Library Manager is a complete library management system that can be accessed from anywhere, 24/7, helping to strengthen the crucial bond between the library, the classroom, and home.

    • Trusted by more than 60,000 customers, Destiny is the leading library management system for K-12 schools worldwide
    • One discovery interface Destiny Discover for students to access all your print and digital resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books, as well as free and paid subscription databases 
    • Convenient access through any web browser and free mobile apps that support BYOD (bring-your-own-device) and 1:1 initiatives
    • Search your library resources through Google with our innovative and easy-to-use Destiny Discover Chrome Extension
    • Easy-to-use circulation, cataloging, inventory, and reporting capabilities 
    • Destiny supports open standards for easy and integrated data sharing and single sign-on access, including Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF), Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI), OneRoster Security Assertion Mark-up Language (SAML), and Open Educational Resources (OER).
  • Student Discovery: Designed for 21st Century Learners

    Safe social networking platforms to aid in teaching digital citizenship.

    Library Management: Access Whenever, Wherever

    In the library. In the classroom. At home. Using free mobile apps or any browser, students, teachers, and library staff can access Destiny anywhere, any time.

    Integrated Access to Digital Resources

    Provide students with a fast, federated search that leads to results that show print materials alongside digital books, websites, and databases. Students can open eBooks right from the search results, shortening the time between discovery and learning.

    Destiny offers:

    • Integration with titles from other providers, including OverDrive® and Mackin
    • Native support for Follett eBooks including notetaking, highlighting, and lesson messaging functionality 
    • Federated search of both free and paid databases with One Search
    • The ability to add on educator approved digital websites with WebPath Express 

District-Wide Management

Destiny offers powerful district-wide management functionality including searching, interlibrary loan, holds, reporting, and system administration.

  • Mobile Support: Access Destiny Anywhere

    Destiny offers support for smartphones and tablets, ensuring students and staff have unfettered access to the information they need. Completely free Destiny apps include:

    • Destiny Discover, which allows students to access and read Follett eBooks on the go
    • The Destiny mobile app, which allows educators to monitor resources, review patron information, perform check-ins/check-outs, and even scan barcodes
  • Implementation Services

    Our library management software integrates seamlessly with any student information system; you’ll enjoy implementation services tailored to every solution.

Create an even richer experience with these add-on features

  • Hardware

    Trust us to provide the hardware peripherals you need - barcode scanners, labels, printers, and RFID inventory products.

  • Reading Programs

    Guide students to titles in their reading zone through searches by level, point value, or subject.

  • WebPath Express™

    Deliver relevant, educator-vetted search results from a trusted and credible search engine.

  • Standards Alignment

    Align existing library resources to Common Core, state or other US national standards.

  • Biblionasium Integration

    Biblionasium is the ideal platform for promoting the discovery of library resources for students and providing actionable reading-preference data to librarians.

  • Resource Management

    Track, organize, and create accountability with Destiny Resource Manager.

  • Major updates and upgrades: Destiny® 14.0 is here

    Destiny 14.0 is here; this major update makes Destiny Library Manager™ better than ever. Destiny 14.0 includes a host of major upgrades that will make the platform easier to use, provide more convenient access to your resources, support literacy initiatives, and more.

    Read: What's New in Destiny 14.0 [PDF] >

    Destiny 14.0 features:

    • A new look and feel for Destiny: We’ve updated the look of Destiny with modern graphics, colors, and images – all contributing to an improved user experience. Everything in Destiny is still where you expect it, so there’s no learning curve.
    • Easier access to your resources: Destiny 14.0 has two excellent enhancements that that make it easier to get to your great resources – our new Google Chrome Extension and Single Sign-On Support.
    1. Google Chrome Extension: When a student or staff member searches Google in the Chrome browser, resources from Destiny will be displayed alongside the results thanks to our new Google Chrome Extension. You’ll be able to direct students right to your resources to promote usage.
    2. Single Sign-On (SSO) with SAML, LTI, and Google: Now your users that are already logged into Google, your district portal, or your learning management system can seamlessly navigate into Destiny without another login. Using Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and other SSO standards, we will simplify access for users, reduce account administration burdens, and improve security.
    • Enhanced integration of school resources: Destiny now supports OneRoster™ from IMS Global Learning Consortium, which allows you to pull in student and class schedule data into Destiny.
    • Access open educational resources (OER): We’re partnering with the U.S. Department of Education through their #GoOpen initiative to support access to Learning Registry open education resources (OER). You’ll soon be able to access resources from the Learning Registry within Destiny, ensuring broader usage among educators and students.
    • Simplified product naming: We have simplified renamed all of the student-facing search and eBook functions (outside of Classic Destiny) to Destiny Discover. The existing BryteWave apps will continue to work but Follett Shelf, Universal Search and BryteWave will be streamlined into our new Destiny Discover offerings.
    • Support for early readers through Biblionasium: Follett is the exclusive partner of Biblionasium, a fun and secure online reading community designed specifically for students ages 6-13. Biblionasium is now fully integrated in to Destiny, meaning students are just a single sign-on away from accessing the platform’s great features that promote healthy reading habits while generating actionable data for educators. Learn more about Biblionasium and Destiny.
    • Single Sign-On with Baker and Taylor Axis 360 content: Similar to our current support for SSO with Mackin and OverDrive content, we now allow users who have already logged into Destiny to open Axis 360 content from Destiny without requiring another login to that platform.
    • Offline Follett eBook support on select Chromebooks: Destiny Discover Android app works on certain models of Chromebooks and provide offline support.

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  • Follett takes the security of our customer technical environments very seriously. We appreciate your attention to this important auto-update to ensure your Destiny® environment remains secure. We strongly recommend that customers apply this auto-update as soon as possible.

    Learn More about Destiny Security Auto-Update 2 >

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