Broward County School District has expanded its services with eBooks, available from their library with FollettShelf. FollettShelf is a virtual bookshelf that provides a friendly online environment for students and teachers to search, read and manage their Follett eBook collection and other digital resources 24/7.
Specifically designed to meet the needs of PreK-12 schools and districts, FollettShelf allows librarians, students and teachers to access Follett eBooks from the school library, the classroom and even at home with an easy-to-use graphical interface. Follett eBook features include highlighting, notes, bookmarks, copy/paste, printing and text to speech.
FollettShelf and the Follett Digital Reader app offers users the ability to read online or download for offline reading, plus eBooks automatically return when the loan period expires.
The free Follett Digital Reader app doesn’t require any type of annual fee and works on iPad® and Android® 3.0 and higher tablets. It provides quick and easy access to over 130,000 Follett eBooks in one consistent reading environment and offers schools/districts an alternative to noncirculating eBooks designed for the retail market or other costly eBook solutions.
About Follett’s PreK-12 Business
Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.
Follett Corporation is a $2.7 billion, privately held company that provides products, services and solutions to the educational marketplace. Follett Corporation was founded in 1873, and today is headquartered in River Grove, Illinois.