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Follett Introduces Key Enhancements with Destiny 17.0 Release

Destiny Discover Updates Give K-5 Students New Ways to Search, Discover Content

MCHENRY, ILL, Aug 1, 2019 – With the 2019-20 school year approaching, Follett has released Destiny 17.0, a new version of the market-leading solution featuring important enhancements to Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, Collections by Destiny, and Destiny Resource Manager. Destiny solutions are used in more than 60 percent of U.S. public schools.

Follett has scheduled a “What’s Coming in Destiny 17.0” webinar, which is set for 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday (Aug. 6).

Destiny 17.0 highlights include:

  • Destiny Discover. New simplified themes are being introduced to help engage K-5 students to search and access content with bright colors and easier navigation. The four student-friendly theme options include space, kids outside, aquarium and book fair. Also, new to the discovery interface are customizable homepage options for news, links and more, as well as easy-to-see search results and clickable links.
  • Destiny Library Manager. Two new enhancements will protect patron information and privacy during the self-checkout process. Plus, new options are being introduced to streamline the book check-in process at any site in the district.
  • Destiny Resource Manager. A new feature will allow users to see the number of items on-hand when ordering resources from a district warehouse. Users will be able to easily order new items and ship any that are available for circulation to the requesting site.

To register for Tuesday’s webinar, visit Registrants can either view the webinar live or later at their convenience.

For a complete look at all that is new in Destiny 17.0, visit

For more information about Follett, visit

About Follett’s PreK-12 Business|
Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, ebooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.

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About Follett Corporation 
Follett Corporation is the world's largest single source of educational materials, digital content, eCommerce, and multi-media for libraries, schools and institutions. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, Follett provides education technology, services and physical and digital content to millions of students at 70,000 schools, and more than 2,700 physical locations and campus eCommerce platforms in North America. Through Baker & Taylor, Follett's reach also extends to the public library markets.


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