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Custom Lists for Take-Home Books & Bags

Our development specialists and in-house professionals would be happy to prepare a custom title list for you at no cost. We can post our recommendations on your Mackin.com account so that you can make changes online. If you choose, we can mail or fax a list that includes review sources, reading…

Sets and Series

Mackin has a special search field just for Sets and Series to help you find what you’re looking for. Searching by Sets and Series yields slightly different results than other search parameters. For example, searching for “Junie B Jones” brings up the following search results…

Search Title and Author

There is an option in the SEARCH BY dropdown menu at the top of the Advanced Search page and on Easy Search that enables you to search by Title and Author. (Punctuation is not necessary to complete the search.) NOTE: Please be aware that the Search Page Preferences you select on the My Profile…

Refine Search

You will need to refine your search if your search results return more than 500 titles. If your search term is too general and returns more than 500 items, a pop-up message will appear giving you several options. You may either add more parameters to your search, filter the results by Compendium…

Preview Titles

While searching and managing lists on Mackin.com, a Preview feature is available for select titles. Whenever the Preview button is displayed next to a print book, eBook or digital audiobook on Mackin.com, an online preview is available to help you evaluate the title. Clicking the Preview button…

Preferred Format Search Results

Set the Preferred Format Order to filter search results by binding/format before they are displayed. You can choose to NEVER DISPLAY certain formats and bindings that you’d never consider ordering, or prioritize the various bindings by assigning an order of preference to each…

Interest Level Determination

Mackin’s Collection Development staff determine interest levels for titles on the website. Our highly trained staff have extensive experience reviewing books. All have degrees in library science, and many have education degrees as well. Information provided by publishers and review…

Format Info: Digital Resources

Single-user License: Only one person can use this title at a time. Multi-user License: Simultaneous access is provided so more than one person at a single site can use this title at the same time. Subscription Access: This digital resource is available for a limited period. At the end of the…

Format Info: Books

Library/Reinforced (L/R) and Trade Hardcover (T-HC) bindings are publisher hardcover books. The Library binding is the best available binding and has been specially reinforced to last longer. It is intended for high-volume library use and is made to withstand the rigors of repeated checkouts. A…

Easy Search

Execute a search from any page on Mackin.com using the Easy Search tool, located in the header. Easy Search is particularly convenient if you have a specific ISBN. To set an Easy Search default, log into Mackin.com and navigate to My Mackin > My Profile. My Profile preferences apply to Easy…