Hackensack, NJ – The BELS Consortium is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Follett School Solutions, Inc. to supply its 38 member school libraries with the award-winning Destiny Integrated Library System (ILS). BELS members will begin using the Destiny product in September.
Phillip Berg, the BELS Executive Director, stated, “Making the decision to offer our membership an ILS which is designed specifically for school libraries while also saving each member school district money was really a no-brainer. Combining this initiative with our new Bulk Purchasing Program savings plan for databases and other library-related products keeps our members’ students on the cutting edge while further decreasing costs to the membership.”
Destiny makes the school library more efficient and effective at supporting active student learning. A cost-effective, centralized solution, Destiny provides access to enriched, educator-reviewed digital content and tools that help students, librarians and educators find, share and use print and digital resources. Destiny is the leading library management software for PreK-12 schools and districts, and is trusted by more than 60,000 customers nationwide.
Follett School Solutions, Inc. simplifies how they partner with schools to deliver integrated education solutions to PreK-12 schools that help administrators, educators and students achieve their goals. They are the one resource for a suite of services and solutions that deliver educational materials, technology platforms, and comprehensive student data management.
The BELS Consortium for School Library Media Centers is a nonprofit organization which strives to provide all the necessary services for a fully functional school library in the 21st century. BELS is fully committed to the sharing of its diverse resources, the professional development of school library staff, and the integration of Core Content State Standards and 21st Century Learning Standards into the classroom through collaboration with teachers and school administration.