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Checkouts and Requests

MackinVIA Administrators can set checkout limits, hold/loan periods, and renew options to fit the needs of their school or library. To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Activate Checkouts and Requests Set Load Period Set Checkout Limit Set Number of Renewals Set…

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…

MackinVIA Widget

To add a widget (an image that links to your MackinVIA™) to your website, 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 choose the correct VIA if there is more…

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…

Choose Default MackinVIA Start Page

As an administrator, you can select the default page your students will land on after logging into MackinVIA™. You may choose from nine different MackinVIA Start Pages: All Resources Audiobooks Categories Databases EBooks Groups Home Links Videos To select a Start Page, first log into your…