Getting Started With MackinVIA
Set Up User Backpacks
Backpack™ accounts help users store and manage digital resources. Users can:
- Check out and save eBooks and audiobooks
- Take notes, highlight text and add bookmarks to their personal Notebooks
- Export Notebook content to Google Drive or OneDrive
- Download eBooks & audiobooks for offline access with the free MackinVIA app
Users can create their own Backpacks through self-registration, or you can create Backpacks for them within your MackinVIA Administrator account, either individually or through an import of user data. Alternatively, we can work with you to automate Backpack creation through a free integration with your user management system or library catalog.
Add Your Existing Digital Content to Our Open Platform
A unique feature of MackinVIA is that you are able to Bring Your Own License. Add your existing digital content using the Add New Resource tool in your MackinVIA Administrator account, or request a migration from Mackin’s Digital Services team. With the initial purchase of digital resources from Mackin, your first migration is complimentary. Please see our Migration Policy for more information.
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Promote MackinVIA to Students and Staff
We’ve put together these packages to help spread the word about MackinVIA to your fellow educators, students, and their parents! Each themed package includes:
- Table Tent
- Shelf marker
- Website widget
- Parent letter
- Educator letter
Want to download these files individually? Visit our Downloads page!
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Add Additional Content: eBooks, Databases Webpages and More!
With over 2 million digital titles to choose from, you can be sure to find everything you need. Here’s some links to help you get started.
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