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Mackin provides many ways to submit your orders for physical and resources for your library!

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Submit an Order
Alternative Ordering
Order Status and History
Unavailable Items

Submit an Order

Submitting an order on is the quickest and easiest way to purchase your new library materials!

To submit an order, first, log into your account and create/open a List.

Then, go to the Shopping Cart and click the Order Now button.

This will open Mackin’s Order Wizard, where you will complete your order in five easy steps: Order Info, Shipping/Billing, Payment, Review, and Order Complete.

  1. Order Info: Enter the basic information for your order, including the dollar limit, tax rate, and coupon codes. Mackin will also request a description of your order.Click Shipping/Billing to continue.
  2. Shipping/Billing: In this section, enter your organization’s shipping and billing information.Select the +, Edit, or Delete buttons to add, change, or remove a billing address from

    Click Payment to continue.
  3. Payment: Select the correct payment method for the order: Purchase Order (PO), Credit Card, Invoice, Fundraising Donations, or Other.Ordering by Purchase Order: Mackin does not require a Purchase Order. However, if one is not provided, we will need the billing and shipping address to process the order. If you indicate that a PO is coming, we will not ship materials until the PO is received.

    Ordering by Credit Card: if you are paying by Credit Card, your card will be charged at the time of each shipment.Click Review to continue.
  4. Review: Review your order, including the Payment Method, Order Description, Shipping Address, and Billing Address.Click Submit to complete the order.
  5. Order Complete: Your order has been submitted! Mackin will also send you an email confirmation of your order.If you have any questions regarding a recent order, please contact Customer Services 1-800-245-9540or email at

Alternative Ordering

If you prefer, Mackin can assist in creating your order. To request this service, please provide a combination of the following:

  • A printout of circled/marked titles
  • A document/list of preferred titles
  • Other notes on your selections

Mail, email, or fax this information to Customer Services using one of the below methods:

Mackin Educational Resources
3505 County Road 42 W
Burnsville, MN 55306


Fax: 800-369-5490 or 952-894-8806

Mackin will create a streamlined report of your order, detailing current prices and availability.

Feel free to make any adjustments and submit it again, as above. Mackin will then provide a new report with the recommended updates. Please note: each update may take a few business days to complete.

When you are ready to submit your order, please send it to:
Mackin Educational Resources
3505 County Road 42 W
Burnsville, MN 55306

Order History

Your order history can be found by logging into and going to My Account > Orders.

The Order History page allows you to:

Unavailable Items

The resources available on are changing every day! Unfortunately, when an order is submitted, the titles on your list may no longer be available.

When this occurs, a pop-up will appear before you begin the process to Submit an Order[internal link]. Please select one of these options to continue with your order:

Select Alternative Products: Manually remove or replace the unavailable items on a title by title basis from our current inventory at

Remove Unavailable Titles: Automatically delete all unavailable titles without selecting any replacements.

Allow Mackin to Select Alternatives: Mackin’s order entry staff will select the same title in an alternate binding or format (such as a revised edition). Please note: if your binding preference is in Mackin’s records, we will use this to select your alternative titles.

All alternatives selected by Mackin will be at the same or lower price than the original item. Please note: Mackin may contact you if clarification is needed.

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