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Create Individual Backpack Accounts

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As a MackinVIA Administrator, you can create Backpacks accounts for your staff and students, either individually or through an import of user data.

To create individual Backpacks, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator
account ( with your email address and password.

Go to Users > Backpacks (make sure to select the correct VIA if there is more than one account).


Select Register New Backpack.

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Fill out the user information and click Save Backpack. A user ID and password are the minimum requirements. Optional information includes first name, last name, user role, email address, and graduation year. Please Note: Email addresses will only be used to notify users that a requested title is available for check out and when a checkout, request, or hold has been cancelled by the administrator.

New Backpack

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