Create a Collection

You can create a collection in just a few clicks.

  1. From the Collections homepage, select Private > Create a Collection.

    Private tab with the option to create a collection.

    Notes:

    • If you have already created at least one collection, then click Add icon. in the bottom-right corner to create another collection.
    • You must have a Destiny user account. Guests cannot create a collection.
    • You cannot create a collection from the Public tab.

    A workflow walks you through the details.

    Collection workflow with options for title, description and visibility.

  2. For Step 1, Title/Description, do the following:
    • Enter a Title for this collection. The title appears on the Collections homepage and when you open the collection. This field is required.
    • Enter a Description for this collection. The description appears only when you open the collection. This field is optional.
    • Select the Visibility for this collection. The default visibility is Private, but you can make the collection available to others in your school or district, or anyone you choose.

      Notes:

      • Some of the visibility options might not be available to you, depending on your user role.
      • If you select Your School, only people at your school can see your collection.
      • If you select District, only people in your school district can see your collection.
      • If you select Public and you are not a student, anyone can see your collection.
      • If you select Public and you are a student, anyone can see your collection except guests and anonymous users.
      • Visibility is based on the viewer's location. A shared collection created by someone at your school appears on your school ribbon. A shared collection created by someone in your district, but not your school, appears on your district ribbon.

  3. When you are done with Step 1, do one of the following:
    • Click Create. Once you have created a collection, you can save resources to it.
    • Click Grade/Subject or Continue to add grades, subjects, images and colors.

      Notes:

      • Step 2, Grade/Subject and Step 3, Image/Color are optional.
      • To exit the workflow, click Cancel.

  4. For Step 2, Grade/Subject, do the following:
    • To add grade levels and subjects, click the appropriate tags to select the desired options.
    • Click Create. Or, click Image/Color or Continue to move to Step 3.

      Collections workflow with options to select grade levels and subjects.

  5. For Step 3, Image/Color, do the following:
    • To change the collection image, click Add Image icon.. Then, select a stock image or upload your own custom image.
    • To customize the color for your collection, click the corresponding swatch. The color appears in the banner.

      Collections workflow with options to select an image and banner color.

  6. Click Create.