Resource Management

Image for Resource Management from FSS Marketing Store Follett Destiny® Resource Manager™ helps keep school districts organized by operating more efficiently and cutting potential losses, allowing staff to focus more on students and less on asset circulation or tedious maintenance.

There are thousands of library and classroom assets allocated throughout each district, and our school resource management system helps track inventory for greater asset management and transparency.

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Benefits of Destiny
Advanced inventory management and tracking
Asset transparency
Access to locations of print and digital resources
Time and money savings by staying organized

This is one of our ways of being accountable to the taxpayers. Destiny Resource Manager is a sound fiscal management tool.

Norma Greenwood Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning at Lamar County School

School Resource Management System

Our Destiny Resource Manager is a universal system for managing assets (including print and digital textbooks) throughout your school district. Destiny Resource manager promotes greater efficiency and effectiveness through inventory, asset and resource management. Follett meets the needs of both administrative accountability and greater student achievement by tracking where school resources are and when they’re being used.

Destiny Resource Manager provides administrators and staff with the data needed to secure school resources and make informed budgeting decisions based on asset utilization, condition, and demand. Its easy-to-use technology streamlines K-12 inventory processes, freeing time and budget dollars for more important district initiatives.

How School Resource Management Works

Destiny Resource Manager provides advanced inventory tracking so you can keep track of where and how your school’s assets are being utilized. With our school asset management system, you can accomplish:

  • Circulation: Circulate and identify individual resources
  • Accountability: Assign assets to specific individuals or departments and reduce loss
  • Audit Trail: Keep a log of all changes made related to each asset
  • Compliance: Respond to funding audits by knowing exactly where assets are and who is responsible for them
  • Valuation: Know the value of assets from purchase price to current depreciated values
  • Inventory: Report inventory status and value at any time
  • Utilization: Share assets across the organization with greater utilization
  • Maintenance: Ensure proper asset maintenance by setting schedules
  • Liquidation: Keep a record that shows assets are properly disposed of, salvaged, or sold
  • Support: Provide Help Desk services on all assets
  • Integration: Import information from any other system

Follett offers comprehensive services to get your software solution up and running in a way that won’t create additional stress on your internal technology resources. These services include dedicated project managers, implementation, installation, and numerous training resources for your staff. We also provide hosting options and comprehensive resource analysis for our Destiny Resource Manager customers.

Who School Inventory Management Helps

Destiny Resource Manager helps you find, keep, and effectively use nearly any resource in your district. Managing district inventory and assets benefits administrators, superintendents, financial staff, teachers, librarians, and technology staff.

District Administrators, Superintendents and Management Staff

For district administrators, superintendents and management staff, Resource Manager provides improved sharing of limited district resources to reduce purchasing redundancies and to optimize utilization. Other benefits include:

  • Clearer views of asset lifecycle issues so replacements can be planned and costs minimized
  • The ability to efficiently plan resource expenditures while maintaining equitable access
  • Access to Follett’s support team to reduce strain on personnel resources
  • Improved district budget utilization through reduction of textbook investment waste

Financial Staff and School Business Officials

For financial staff and school business officials, Resource Manager offers customized, browser-based reports that help easily fulfill state, district and federal requirements. These reports provide:

  • Expedited reporting processes for audits and special funding
  • Simplified K-12 school inventory processes that free staff time, budget dollars and reduce replacement costs
  • Help minimizing excess stock to regain physical space for new resources
  • Improved resource accountability by teachers, students and parents


Teachers can utilize Resource Manager to receive faster access to materials and easier textbook distribution. These elements of Resource Manager provide:

  • Minimized textbook distribution and collection tasks, freeing more time for educating
  • Confidence that their students will have all the materials they need
  • Improved usage of and access to interventional and supplemental items
  • Faster access to materials with district-wide utilization that allows books to be sourced from other schools

Librarians and School-Based Staff

Librarians and school-based staff are provided with access to status, condition, and usage data. This data assists librarians and staff by offering:

  • Improved, equal access to materials and increased circulation of assets
  • Encouraged student and teacher material accountability through asset assignment and tracking
  • Easy-to-use distribution and collection procedures that ensure efficiency
  • Reduced time spent tracking, allowing for more time developing new library programs

Technology and IT Staff Members

For technology and IT staff members, Destiny Resource Manager provides a simplified, centralized system that reduces the need for additional software investments. Having a single system provides:

  • Improved staff utilization and ease of use
  • Reliable technology that includes centralized functionality and an industry-standard database with secure access
  • Browser-based access that reduces support requirements and streamlines the software update process
  • Online and live phone support for reliable service

In essence, Destiny Resource Manager helps educators of all types free up budget and time for more important initiatives.

Management System Services

We’ve helped our customers use technology to address nearly every issue in resource, data and instructional management. From implementation and project management to hosting and data services, we’re confident that we can identify a technology solution that can help you achieve your objectives. Our goal is to make your transition to our technology solution as simple and seamless as possible.

Management System Services

Guiding Your District To More Effective Resources Management

The influx of new mobile devices and related products are making successful asset management strategies even more critical to districts looking to reduce losses and earn significant savings.

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