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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…

Class Set Add/Drop Period

An Add/Drop period was built into the Class Set feature to account for students who transfer classes. This period begins on the designated class set start date and lasts 14 days. Students who transfer in can redeem the class set code until the end of the period. Students who transfer out can be…

Edit or Delete Class Set

Once a class set is created, it will fall into one of three statuses: Scheduled, Active, or Inactive. Scheduled class sets have not yet reached the start date. Administrators and Groups Managers can adjust the start date and number of copies as needed. Members can also be removed. Active…

Monitor Class Set Members

View Members After a class set is created, you can monitor students as they join it. First, log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Classroom > Class Sets (make sure to select the correct VIA if…

Allocate Class Set Copies

MackinVIA Administrators and Group Managers can purchase and allocate copies of short-term license eBooks for use within the classroom. To allocate copies of a Class Set resource, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email…

About Class Sets

With the Class Sets feature, Administrators and Group Managers can purchase and allocate copies of short-term license eBooks for use within the classroom. This allows educators to effectively utilize digital resources needed for projects, novel sets, and reading groups. Only one student can…

ILS Integration Partnerships

The following table illustrates the current status of our ILS partnerships/features: *SirsiDynix integration available through eResource Central (eRC). The optional features available through these partnerships are detailed below: MARC Record Import: MARC records will be automatically uploaded…

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…