Mackin Launches Dedicated Distance Learning Essentials Web Page in Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

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The nation’s leading provider of educational print and digital content for PK-12 creates critical information web page to address distance learning initiatives and COVID-19 pandemic.

Burnsville, MINN, March 20, 2020 – Mackin Educational Resources, a leading provider of print and digital fiction and nonfiction books for PK-12 schools around the world, launched their Distance Learning Essentials web page on to give educators critical information regarding distance learning, effective methods of implementation, free content, and current health information that addresses the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mackin has assembled a large and growing variety of helpful items, tips, and articles for educators to support their distance learning programs. Free resources and content, activity guides, educator resources, author interviews, videos, health tips, and essential links can be found on this informative page.

Those looking to add additional free content to their distance learning program can choose from hundreds of MackinClassics from Project Gutenberg. All digital content acquired from Mackin can be accessed inside the free, multi-award-winning MackinVIA.

Schools and districts without MackinVIA can easily create an account by signing up HERE or by contacting Mackin.

MackinVIA is a free digital content management system that provides complete and easy access to digital resources, 24/7/365, anywhere, anytime, on any device. It is an open system that works with a school’s SIS or LMS system.

Those looking to build a robust collection to assist during these unprecedented times can find more than 140,000 eBooks, audiobooks, and databases, presently available at tremendous discounts, making the creation of a distance learning program much more feasible.

For more information, or to live chat, please visit, email, contact your local sales consultant, or call 800-245-9540.

About Mackin

For more than 35 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Known the world over for exemplary service and a stringent attention to detail, Mackin has access to more than 18,000 publishers and a collection of over 3 million printed titles. Additionally, Mackin features a robust selection of nearly 3 million eBook titles, read-alongs, audiobooks, databases, and video resources available through their free, multi-award-winning digital content management system, MackinVIA. For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.

Here is a listing of the contributing publishers:

Black Rabbit Books
Brown Bear
Cavendish Square
Cherry Lake
Childs World
Creative Company

Filter Press
Finding My Way
Focus Readers
Gareth Stevens
Hi Jinx
Jasmine Health
Lucent Press
Mikaya Press
Mitchell Lane

Premio Publishing-Gozo
Reference Point Press
Sleeping Bear Press
Smart Apple Media
State Standards
We Do Listen
West 44 Books
12-Story Library

Mackin is currently experiencing a high volume of live chats and calls. We’ll get back to everyone as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience. Please note that our free digital content offer is available for all domestic and international schools.

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