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Information and notes for PD for Pawtucket librarians, and data conversion

Agenda/assignments for Destiny/RILINK Professional Development  8/28/2018 

School:

My login username is:                                              My password is:  

The password can be changed by editing your patron record in your site’s Back Office.

  1. Welcome and handouts:  agenda, questionnaire, Exploring Nature, Culture Grams, LibGuides, generic data conversion sheet
  2. Please complete and submit the form at http://guides.rilink.org/directory
  3. After this session, please complete and submit the form at http://rilink.libsurveys.com/Pawtucketquestionnaire to help with planning for data conversion.  You will need to submit a form for each of your schools.
  4. Overview of Follett/Destiny at https://resources.follettlearning.com/support/destiny-library-manager/training/lm-overview/destiny-overview
  5. Data conversion

(Please mark up the attached sheet to match the call number scheme for your library, and return it to ATTN:Dorothy Frechette, RILINK, East Bay Educational Collaborative, 317 Market St., Warren, RI, or download the Word document at (https://rilink.libapps.com/libguides/admin_c.php?g=346355 ), edit sections 4 and 5 to match what you want for your collection, and attach it to an email to dorothy@rilink.org .)

6. Destiny Home Page and AskRI links  https://resources.follettlearning.com/wps/wcm/connect/731c0239-012e-4222-9d05-e86db9639bce/Customizing_Your_Home_Page.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=ROOTWORKSPACE-731c0239-012e-4222-9d05-e86db9639bce-lGxjusJ

(Add your greeting information and at least one Group and two links to your site’s Home Page.)

  1. Review tabs in Destiny Classic

Where to find HELP !!

  1. FollettLearning site (https://resources.follettlearning.com/ ) and online help in Destiny, Beyond Help on RILINK site
  2. RILINK site (http://guides.rilink.org ) Overview of RILINK Prezi (click on videos for CultureGrams and Collections)
  3. eBooks and RILINK’s BookLynx collection

(Directions on adding titles at https://guides.rilink.org/shelf on the [Add/Delete Titles?] tab.)

  1. Destiny Discover
  2. Collections

(Add a collection on a curriculum topic for your site.

Add the bookmarklet (term?) for your browser.)

  1. Open Educational Resources

(Search for and explore the same curriculum topic for your school.  Add a resource that you find to your collection.)

  1. Exploring Nature
  2. Culture Grams
  3. LibGuides and RILINK school sites (http://guides.rilinkschools.org )
  4. AskRI databases  (http://askri.org)
  5. Q and A

Add curriculum tags?  Power Searching?  Where to separate group?

Once we have your school email addresses accounts in LibApps (RILINK Schools) can be created for you.  When you are ready to explore this member benefit, your access will be waiting for you.  Sandboxes have been created for you to explore the LibGuides platform.  Karen and Sharon are available for onsite or remote training.  Please contact us when you are ready to learn more.