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Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids: Welcome

RILINK's mission is to foster innovative learning and creative research in school libraries through partnerships and resource sharing for student success.

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RILINK's mission

To foster innovative learning and creative research in school libraries through partnerships and resource sharing for student success.

serves over 60% of Rhode Island K-12 students.

Members include:

  • 115 elementary schools
  • 5 elementary/middle schools
  • 5 K-12 schools
  • 30 middle/jr. high schools
  • 7 middle/high schools and
  • 31 high schools

- a total of 193 members in 33 school districts as of October 2017.

Quick Links

  • Last day to place RICAT interlibrary loan requests is Friday, May 4
  • Last day of LORI deliveries to schools is Friday, June 15
  • Please see this page of our website for complete end-of-year ILL information

RILINK Membership List and Brochure

What's New in Destiny 15.5

RICAT was updated to Destiny 15.5 on February 17. Some of the newest features include

  • Patron Nicknames are now visible in Circulation
  • Four new fields have been added to Report Builder: Date Lost and Email 3, 4, & 5 addresses
  • Destiny Discover now displays "You May Also Like" title recommendations.
  • Students can now view Fines and Checkouts in Destiny Discover
  • The Search Bar functionality in Destiny Discover now includes Location, Format, Interest Level, and Reading Program
  • For those with OverDrive Audiobooks- they will now appear on the audiobooks ribbon in Destiny Discover
  • Collections by Destiny® now include free collections under “Featured Collections” tab that provide tools for Lightbox™, an “Instructor Use Only” field so individual items can be hidden from student view, and “Report Abuse feature” that lets users report inappropriate materials

For complete details about the new release visit Follett Community Blog.

​Check out features in previous releases at http://guides.rilink.org/beyond_help/destinywhatsnew

BookLynx

RILINK offers a shared Ebook collection for all of its members, called BookLynx.

Request an eBook purchase for RILINK here!