Adding Resources

Subscriptions

To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. Manage Subscriptions Notifications Manage Subscriptions To manage subscriptions for digital resources, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account  with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Reports > Subscriptions to view a list of all subscription resources in your account (make sure to select the correct VIA if…

Schoology Integration

MackinVIA can be integrated with Schoology, providing users with greater accessibility to your digital collection. This connection allows librarians and teachers to access their Backpack accounts within the learning management system (LMS) and add MackinVIA resources or groups to courses. Additionally, MackinVIA will be available from the course menu. Important note: The ability to configure apps…

Digital Migration Policy

MackinVIA is a complete digital resource management system designed to house, manage, and provide easy access to all your library’s digital resources. MackinVIA provides numerous advanced user tools including the ability to highlight, take notes, add a bookmark, and download titles for offline access. Users can also utilize the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and access citations within…

District-and-State-Purchased Resources

If your district has purchased digital resources from a company other than Mackin, these can be loaded into MackinVIA™ if you have MARC records for them. Renewals need to be purchased from Mackin, when available. MARC records are also required for digital resources purchased by your state. However, we may need to work with the vendor to…

Custom Lists

Upon request, our master librarians will provide custom lists to meet your exact needs, complete with review sources, reading levels, and annotations. Working with more than 18,000 publishers allows us to find the best and most appropriate titles for your unique collection, including digital resources. There are three ways to navigate to the Custom List…

Promotions

Limited-Time Offers MackinVIA’s new Promotions feature allows MackinVIA sites to access a publisher’s digital content at no cost for a specified period of time. As soon as you activate the content, it becomes accessible in your school’s MackinVIA website. To activate the new functionality, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address…

All Group Managers

A Group that is managed by All Group Managers means all Group Managers at your school can add or remove titles from that Group. Full Administrators can always manage titles within all Groups. Essentially, the management of this Group is shared by all users with MackinVIA permissions. If you are a Full Administrator, you can always…

Add or Remove Group Resources

To manage resources for your group, first log into your MackinVIA Administrator account (https://www.mackinvia.com/Admin) with your Mackin.com email address and password. Go to Classroom > Groups (make sure to choose the correct VIA if you have administrator rights to more than one account). Click the Manage Resources button next to the name of the group….

Add New Resources

Print Topic As a MackinVIA Administrator, you can add new resources (ebooks, databases, etc.), LTI resources, and other digital content to MackinVIA. Adding resources gives you the power to make MackinVIA the sole access point for your school/library’s digital content. Once a resource has been added, your users will be able to search for and…

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