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Archive for category: MackinVIA Admin

Manage Administrative Permissions

As a Full Administrator, you can add, remove, and modify the administrative Permissions of your fellow librarians, library aids, teachers, and other staff in MackinVIA. MackinVIA has three levels of staff Permissions: A Full Administrator has complete access to manage MackinVIA, including…

Group Tags

MackinVIA Administrators and Group Managers can make groups more discoverable to users by adding descriptive tags. Tags are keywords or phrases that help describe the resources contained within the group. For users, clicking on a tag will filter down the list of groups to include only those…

Search Options

MackinVIA Administrators can adjust the search filters in their MackinVIA account based on the needs of their school or library. To access the search options, log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go…

Display Options

MackinVIA Administrators can customize the look of their MackinVIA account based on the needs of their school or library. To access the display options, log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go…

Backpack Accounts

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Create Individual Backpack Accounts Create Multiple Backpack Accounts Deactivate Backpack Accounts Edit Backpack Accounts Create Individual Backpack Accounts As a MackinVIA Administrator, you can create Backpacks accounts for…

Assign Title

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Assign District or a Consortium Titles Assigning a Multi-User Title vs a Single-User Title Assign District or a Consortium Titles Unless the purchasing entity prohibits assignments, resources that have been shared to your…

Create or Delete Groups

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Create a Group Delete Groups Create a Group Delete Groups Once a Group has been created, it cannot be deleted. This is to preserve the accuracy of your usage statistics. However, you can remove a Group from the patron view by…

Read Assignments

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Assignment Periods Canceling Assigned Resources Checkout Limits and Assignments Download Assigned Resources Offline Access to Assignments Removing Assignments and Student Experience Return or Renew Assignments Assignment Periods…

Join Assignments

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Assignments and Checkouts/Holds/Requests Multiple Assignments for the Same Resource Assignments and Checkouts/Holds/Requests If students already have a resource checked out when an assignment begins for the same resource, The…

Edit or Delete Assignments

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Changing Assignment Resources Cannot Delete Assignment Edit or Delete an Assignment Edit/Delete Permissions Editing Assignment Code Editing Inactive Assignments Editing Parameters Remove Student from Assignment Changing…