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About Home Page

The Home Page allows administrators to showcase resources in their school’s MackinVIA collection. Additionally, it provides an attractive option for the Start Page. Home Page features include: “Home” button located above All Resources Content carousels highlighting: Newest- Resources most…

Manage Home Page

Administrators have the ability to: Adjust the carousel order on the Home Page. Change the number of resources displayed in the Newest, Top Resources, and Highest Rated carousels. Select the age-appropriate version of the DOGOnews feed to be displayed. First, log into your MackinVIA…

Add a Category or Group Carousel to Home Page

Administrators can add any Category or Group as a featured carousel on the Home Page. First, log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Settings > Home Page (make sure to select the correct VIA if…

Activate Home Page

To enable the Home Page, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Settings > General and select Display Options (make sure to select the correct VIA if there is more than one account). Click on…

Manage Ratings

MackinVIA allows patrons to rate resources, one star being the lowest and five stars being the highest. As long as students are logged into their Backpacks, they can select a star rating by going to the Full Record page. Ratings are tabulated across the entire MackinVIA platform. They are not…

Set Default Number of Titles Displayed

As a librarian or MackinVIA™ administrator, you can change the default number of digital resources patrons see inside MackinVIA. Once students and staff log in, they will be able to change the default number of titles for their own customized view. First, log into your MackinVIA…

Rename MackinVIA

To change the name displayed inside of MackinVIA™, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Click Settings > General (make sure you select the correct VIA if there is more than one account). In…

Reading Program Search Filters

Reading program search filters are optional and must be enabled by a MackinVIA™ administrator. The reading program search filters include Accelerated Reader, Reading Counts, and Guided Reading. To enable, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin)…

Manage Dictionary Feature

MackinVIA™ administrators can select one of three dictionaries for students to view inside the MackinVIA Reader: Merriam-Webster’s Elementary, Merriam-Webster’s Intermediate, or Merriam-Webster’s High School dictionary. To select the appropriate dictionary, first log into…

Level Search Filters

Level search filters are optional and must be enabled by a MackinVIA™ administrator. The level search filters include Interest Grade Level, Reading Grade Level, Lexile, and Fountas & Pinnell. To enable, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator…