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Third Party Partners

Library Automation Software TLC URL: Home Use: Optional – based on school/district; library catalog integration for user account management Description: MackinVIA and TLC’s LS2 PAC catalog can be connected through an API integration. This integration allows students and teachers to view real-time availability for MackinVIA resources and check out, place holds, and return titles directly…

Thin Common Cartridge Export

Thin Common Cartridge is a file format for loading resources into learning object repositories.  Administrators can export all active resources (except self-added), or they can choose a specific group of resources.  Go to Settings > Integrations. Click on Thin Common Cartridge. Select either “All Resources” in the drop-down Groups menu for all active resources in…

Configuring Infinite Campus Integration

MackinVIA can be integrated with Infinite Campus – Campus Learning, providing users with greater accessibility to your digital collection. This connection allows librarians and teachers to access their Backpack accounts within the learning management system (LMS) and add MackinVIA resources or groups to assignments.  Access LTI Data To set up the Campus Learning integration, you will…

Tag Report

In conjunction with the Tags feature, we developed a system where you can view a report of your library collection based on our set of tagged titles. To view the tag report, please update your collection for TitleMatch. Send us your MARC records or complete an online collection analysis. Please note: A collection analysis is recommended to view…

Tags

Mackin’s team of professional librarians and teachers have curated a collection of descriptive, curricular tags. These tags are available as a collection development tool and can be utilized in conjunction with the TitleMatch feature to show which titles in your collection have these curriculum elements. Please note: Our team is working diligently to tag resources…

Dashboard

The Dashboard feature provides Administrators with a snapshot of activity in their MackinVIA account(s). Statistics and graphs offer analytical insights regarding resources, usage, and more. Data points include: Current circulation Resource statistics Login statistics Reading statistics Category activity and collection distribution Extended circulation distribution Note and bookmark statistics Top resources and total views Please note: Circulation…