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Beyond Help: Resources to use with Students and Teachers

Destiny Help

RICAT/Destiny resources to use with students and teachers

   In Destiny,

  • Look at How do I... [?] help on the Catalog tab (online) for Help on Searching, plus a video   ** see note below

  • Clicking on  at the top of the screen in Destiny Quest (online)  takes you to information on How to use Destiny Quest, plus
    • a video  on Navigating Destiny Quest  ** see note below
    • links to [Destiny Quest for mobile devices] and
    • [Searching with Destiny Query Language (DQL)]

  ELearning modules on the Follett web site at

** For eLearning modules and videos, log in to or log into Destiny.  On the Follett site, you will need to set up a username and password if you don't already have one.  Click on Login in the upper right-hand corner, and then Create New Account.  Once you have logged in, click on Professional Learning in the green bar under the Follett logo.

   Handouts & links for students and teachers:

Permalinks and QR Codes

Direct Access to Titles in Universal Search with Permalinks and QR codes: Share links and QR codes that take your students directly to a title in Universal Search.  (Universal Search permalinks to Resource Lists will be added next year.)

for Teachers

  • RICAT Owner's manual (Microsoft Publisher file, customize for your own library) see sample pdf file (2 pages, to be printed back to back and folded
  • Handout on Searching Common Core and Standards
  • Handout on Finding Books that match Fountas and Pinnell Reading Levels (add-on subscription service)

Follett's new Destiny Training Toolkits

Access Follett's new Destiny Training Toolkits for training plans, handouts and videos.

AskRI Teaching Resources

  • AskRI - go to main page at  

    AskRI provides a text file containing the raw text links to the EBSCOhost databases for your linking needs.

  • EBSCO databases explained
  • World Book Web main RI page
  • World Book Web Training Site
    • World Book Powerpoint (delete the slides you don't want to use)
    • Video tutorials
    • Suggestions, activities, posters, bookmarks, handouts on how to use and promote World Book Web in the classroom
    • World Book Web Scavenger Hunts - World Book has designed a collection of scavenger hunt activities to help familiarize students and library patrons with the resources available on the World Book Web.