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Follett Launches New Makerspace Bundles for K-12 Libraries

May 25, 2016
MCHENRY, IL – As makerspaces continue to gain momentum in the K-12 library world to encourage students’ inquiry and exploration through hands-on production, Follett has answered by offering Makerspace Bundles. The age-level specific bundles are individually tailored for elementary, middle and high school grades, and include a variety of diverse materials, including ...

Follett, EBSCO Announce eBook Partnership

February 1, 2016
MCHENRY, IL – Follett announced it is partnering with EBSCO Information Services to make approximately 600,000 EBSCO-hosted eBooks available for ordering through Titlewave, Follett’s premier collection development and order platform for K-12 schools. EBSCO offers high-quality eBooks from more than 1,500 major publishers, including eBooks from more than 115 ...

New Follett ‘Top 50 Books’ List Gives Educators Valuable Insight Into What Students Are Reading

November 17, 2015
MCHENRY, IL – Follett has launched Students’ Choice, a monthly list developed by compiling regularly generated, real-circulation statistics straight from school libraries. Unlike other lists, the information compiled through Follett Destiny Library Manager provides educators with regularly updated and reliable yearlong trends based on what students are checking out ...

Follett Now Exclusive Distributor of Playaway Launchpad

June 25, 2015
MCHENRY, IL – Findaway and Follett School Solutions today announced Follett is the exclusive PreK-12 distributor of Playaway Launchpad, the pre-loaded and secure children’s learning tablet designed specifically for circulation. Introduced by Findaway in March 2015, Playaway Launchpad delivers high-quality, ad-free learning apps grouped together by subject area, ...

Follett to Offer HarperCollins eBooks to PreK-12 Students Nationwide

May 27, 2015
MCHENRY, IL – Follett today announced it has launched a robust collection of nearly 18,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students through a strategic partnership with HarperCollins Publishers. Among the beloved HarperCollins classics that will be available are, "The Chronicles of Narnia" by C.S. Lewis and "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. In ...

Follett Forges ebook Partnership with Carolina Biological Supply

March 11, 2015
CHICAGO, IL – Follett today announced an ebook partnership with Carolina Biological Supply, a leading supplier of science labs, materials, and investigations to support biology and chemistry teachers for more than 80 years. Both companies will be exhibitors at this week’s NSTA Conference, which starts Thursday at McCormick Place West. With the launch of Carolina ...

Follett Announces ebook Partnership With Penguin Group (USA)

February 18, 2014
MCHENRY – Follett today announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA).  Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner with Follett in the past six months, joining Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. The Penguin collection is available now through Titlewave, Follett...

Follett Expands PreK-12 ebook Offerings with Macmillan Partnership

December 17, 2013
MCHENRY – Follett today announced a partnership with Macmillan Publishers to distribute Macmillan's collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students.  The collection adds to the more than 250,000 ebook titles currently available through Titlewave, Follett's powerful collection development, search and ordering tool. The Macmillan collection includes...

Follett and Hachette Book Group Partner to Distribute Children's ebooks

August 8, 2013
MCHENRY – Follett today announced a partnership with U.S. trade publisher Hachette Book Group (HBG) to provide preK-12 school libraries and students expanded access to popular children's titles in an ebook lending format for the 2013-2014 school year. Ebook offerings published under HBG's Little, Brown Books for Young Readers imprint include noteworthy ...

Follett Announces New Curriculum Support Service for Districts Implementing Common Core State Standards

June 26, 2013
MCHENRY – Follett today announced a new technology-based service designed to help school districts find classroom content that meets the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. "Follett has developed a new way for educators to efficiently access Common Core physical or digital content from thousands of publishers through one source," said Tom Schenck, ...