New!! Free Destiny® Training Webinar Series
Whether you are a new or experienced Destiny user, the topics covered in Follett’s free webinar series are selected to address a wide array features, functionality, and helpful tips. These sessions are designed to provide focused information on a specific topic, leaving you with the knowledge and resources available to help you achieve greater use of Destiny.
THURSDAY, MARCH 16 | 1PM CST | 60 minutes
Description: How many questions do you ask each day that could quickly be addressed with data available in your Destiny solution? How many hours a week do you spend searching and manually gathering data for your Destiny users? While there are several preconfigured reports in Destiny, sometimes you need a report tailored just for you.
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 | 2PM CST | 60 minutes
Description: Do you wonder how you can assess your resources? Do those resources accurately align to their records in Destiny? Conducting an inventory is the best way to ensure this is done efficiently and effectively. Additionally, the information from an inventory can be a great tool to guide your purchasing decisions. With Destiny, you can conduct an inventory and record your resources’ condition and availability at any time.
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Destiny Library Manager Webinar: Creating and Using Resource Lists
FEBRUARY 15 | 60 minutes
Description: It can be time-consuming for students to manually create a bibliography for a school project. Teachers sometimes need a way to create a list of resources available in the library to share with their students. Destiny Library Manager's Resource Lists features make it easy for users to create and publish groups of titles. Depending on their assigned access level permissions, patrons and library staff can create public lists to share with other users or private lists for personal use. In addition, they can quickly create citation lists and bibliographies from a Resource List. In this lesson, you will explore Resource Lists in Library Manager.
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Destiny Library Manager Webinar: Promoting Access to Library Materials
JANUARY 11 | 45 minutes
Description: Showcasing your library collection is easier than ever. Destiny Discover gives you many options to promote direct access to library resources from the places students and teachers go every day, like your school website or learning management system (LMS). Do you want to let students know about a new, popular eBook you just got in? Why not get creative and hang posters in the cafeteria with a Quick Response (QR) code that lets them use their phone and go right to its Title Details in Destiny? In this session, you'll explore new and creative ways to promote access to library resources with Destiny Discover, as well as see options for taking it a step further with single sign-on access.
Destiny Library Manager Webinar: Customizing Your Home Page
DECEMBER 15 | 30 minutes
Description: Your library’s Home page gives a first impression of its services to patrons who log in to Destiny. It’s easy to customize the Home page to highlight school information, post pictures of school or library events, and provide links to helpful resources.
Destiny Library Manager Webinar: Defining Roles and Establishing Access Levels in Destiny
NOVEMBER 15 | 60 minutes
Description: Your school has sensitive data, from demographic information to the cost of library materials, textbooks, and other assets, and everything in between. Ensuring users have access to the software features they need, without access to sensitive information, is important. Understanding Destiny’s user hierarchy will help you match users/roles with particular access levels, and determine which users should have user names and passwords.
Destiny Library Manager Webinar: Destiny Discover
OCTOBER 27 | 60 minutes
Description: Information, information, information...it's EVERYWHERE! How can we help students and teachers find viable, curated content efficiently? The features in Destiny Discover make it easy for teachers and students to search their resources. Destiny Discover provides educators new and exciting ways to engage learners by putting them in the driver’s seat while supporting the increased demands and expectations placed on teaching and learning. But the tools alone aren’t enough. When implemented with fidelity and purpose, they can lead to transformation in teaching and learning.
Audience for this webinar is a current Destiny user who is would like to learn more about the robust search functionality of Destiny Discover.
Destiny Library Manager Webinar: Titlewave Collection Development
OCTOBER 12 | 60 minutes
Description: How do you decide which books to buy with a limited budget? How do you use data to support your budget requests to your administration? Destiny Library Manager’s integration with Follett’s Titlewave means that the most comprehensive online collection analysis tool is just a few clicks away. TitleWise analysis, in conjunction with Destiny’s robust statistics reports, helps you develop your collection—from analyzing resource usage and effectiveness, to weeding outdated materials to deciding which titles to build your collection with.
Audience for this webinar is a current, experienced Destiny user who is would like to learn more about collection development focusing on use of Follett Titlewave and Titlewise analysis reports.
Destiny Library Manager Webinar: One Search
SEPTEMBER 20 | 60 minutes
Description: Your teachers and students can take advantage of your school’s subscription databases all in one place through Destiny One Search. One Search saves staff and patrons time and effort by letting them search the catalog and multiple free and subscription databases all at one time with a single search request. In addition, patrons do not need to remember the URLs, usernames, and passwords for multiple databases. During this 60 minute webinar we will discuss how to set up One Search in Destiny Library Manager, use One Search, and locate available resources to answer your One Search questions.
Audience for this webinar is any current user of Destiny who is unfamiliar with One Search or simply wants to learn more about One Search.
Topics to be added monthly. Check back often!
Originally posted September 3, 2016 / Updated February 20, 2017