Destiny is our new, Web-based library browser. Destiny is
the library catalogue produced by Follett, one of the most respected names in
School Libraries. Destiny is web-based so it can be used from any Internet
Destiny shows books available at HIS. Destiny is image-rich.
The book cover is pictured in the search list. Selecting the book displays
valuable information, such as the copies available in school, a description of
the book, the books reading and interested level, etc. Clicking on the book
cover (Title Peek) allows the reader to explore book pages and read reviews.
Look for "Web Express" once you select a book.
There is a link for that connects the reader to pre-selected, teacher approved,
grade leveled Web pages that correspond to the subject of the book that the
Destiny makes suggestions of other subjects that are related
to the book selected. A direct link takes the reader to a new list of options. Destiny
allows the user to make a booklist of book selections. Destiny creates a
bibliography from a booklist with a touch of one button.
Children learn how to log onto destiny using their student
number. They will be able to check their accounts, make book selections and
save lists of books.