For more than 130 years, Follett has been helping to inspire and empower those who want to learn. Follett generates more than $2 billion in annual sales by providing a wide range of educational tools and services that fuel the learning process. Through its five business units, the company based in River Grove, Ill., affects millions of students ranging from adults taking classes on college campuses and in cyberspace to grade school children surfing the Internet in their school library. Its business units include: Follett Higher Education Group, Follett Library Resources, BWI, Follett Educational Services and Follett Software Company. In 2006, Follett was listed by Forbes as the 159th-largest private company.