Set up Learning Resources on the homepage

Learning Resources are visual links to One Search™ databases, a Lightbox™ subscription, or any other link you want to add to your homepage. They can appear as a content column at the top of the homepage and/or as a Featured Content category.

To add, edit, or delete a custom Learning Resource:


  • If you want to include a link to a database, see the Add a One Search database section below.

  • If you have a Lightbox subscription, you can add it as a custom link.

  1. Go to Discover Admin.
  2. Select Display Options > Featured Content.
  3. In the Carousels section, next to Learning Resources, click Edit icon..

    Note: You can also access this page if you select Learning Resources in the Column B section, and then click Edit icon..

  1. Use the following table to determine your next steps:

    If you want to...


    Add a custom link

    1. Click + New Resource Link.
    2. Type a Display Name.
    3. Type or paste a link in the Link to URL field.
    4. Type a Description (optional).
    5. To add an image to show with the link, click the default image, and browse to an image file you have saved (optional).
    6. Click Save Resource Link.

      New Resource LInk pop-up.

    Edit a custom link

    1. Next to the link you want to edit, click Edit icon..
    2. Edit any of the fields.
    3. Click Save Resource Link.

    Delete a custom link

    1. Next to the link you want to delete, click Delete icon.. A pop-up appears.
    2. To confirm the deletion, click Delete Resource Link.

To add a One Search database as a Learning Resource:

One Search databases are configured in Destiny Library Manager. In order for a database to show as a Learning Resource in Destiny Discover, make sure the Display in Destiny Discover Homepage Links Section checkbox is selected in the One Search configuration for that database.

Edit Database settings.

Note: For instructions on setting up One Search, see Destiny Help or Follett Community.

To change the order links appear on the homepage, select one of the following from the Sort and Display By drop-down:

  • Custom Sort Order: To sort resources by dragging and dropping them to a desired order.

    Note: The Custom Sort Order option is automatically selected once you start dragging and dropping resources.

  • Source: To sort resources alphabetically by source.

    Note: Sources include links to One Search Databases, school resources (custom links added for your school), and interactive content subscriptions (third-party hosted content purchased from Follett).

  • Learning Resource Name: To sort resources alphabetically by learning resource name.

To show or hide a link:

Next to the link you want to show or hide, select or deselect the Visible checkbox.

Note: The Learning Resources carousel only appears on the homepage if it is enabled.