How can I tell if digital resources are hosted by Mackin while searching on Mackin.com?
The host platform will be listed in red text below the titles on the “Search Results” page. Resources listed as MackinVIA Digital are hosted by Mackin and will open in the MackinVIA Reader. Some resources are hosted by publishers. These resources will be accessible in MackinVIA but will open and display in the publisher’s platform.
How can I tell if digital resources are single/multi-user, perpetual/subscription, or interactive while searching on Mackin.com?
Resource details, including licensing, access type, and other pertinent information, will be listed in blue text next to the titles on the “Search Results” page. Additionally, you can click on any title to access the full record and view more information.
What are interactive eBooks?
Interactive eBooks contain additional, engaging features such as narration, animation, quizzes, and more. These titles are hosted by the publishers, and the features vary by platform.
What is the difference between perpetual and subscription access?
The majority of our eBooks and digital audiobooks are perpetual and do not need to be renewed. However, some resources are only available as subscriptions for a predetermined time period (i.e. 1-year or 3-years) or checkout limit (i.e. 26 checkouts). The access type is determined by the publishers.
What is the difference between single-user and multi-user licenses?
Single-user resources can be accessed by one user at a time. Multi-user resources can be accessed simultaneously by an unlimited number of users at a single site. The license type is determined by the publishers.