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Download Resources to a Different Device

I’d like to download a title to a different device. How do I do that? Mackin-hosted resources can only be downloaded to one device at a time. To download a title to a different device, open the MackinVIA app on your device and log into MackinVIA. Click/tap the Backpack icon and select…

Download Resources to a Device

How do I download a title to my device? Mackin-hosted resources can be downloaded for offline access. To download a title to your device, open the MackinVIA app on your device and log into MackinVIA. Select the desired title and click/tap Checkout. The Download button will be available after…

Download/Upgrade App

How do I get the MackinVIA™ app? The MackinVIA™ app is available on: Google Play Store Chrome Web Store iTunes Store Kindle App Store Mac Store MackinVIA upgrades are released on a quarterly basis. For the best experience and to access new features, users should upgrade to new versions when…

About MackinVIA Reader

What is the MackinVIA™ Reader? The MackinVIA Reader is a cross-platform application that allows you to read Mackin-hosted eBooks. While in the Reader, you can: View book information Access a linked table of contents Search through the text Bookmark pages Highlight and take notes Cite sources…

About MackinVIA App

What can I do with the MackinVIA™ app? With the MackinVIA™ app, you can view your checkouts for online reading or download digital resources to your device for offline reading. If you have Internet access on your device, you can also go to your MackinVIA website to find more resources to…

Start New Search

After I perform a search, how do I see all the resources again? To start over after a search, either click the X next to the filter’s name on the left sidebar, choose the Clear All Filters button, or the All Resources link. Alternatively, click the MackinVIA™ logo at the top of the…

Search for Digital Resources

How do I find resources in MackinVIA™? There are four ways you can search for digital resources in MackinVIA™. Use the one that works best for you. Perform a keyword search View pre-selected Categories Filter the resources Browse the resources Once you find a resource you like, you can…

Return Digital Resources

How do I return a digital resource? Click the Backpack™ icon, followed by Checkouts. Then click Return next to the sesource you wish to return.

Return Dates

What if I forget to return a resource? The resource will automatically be returned to the system when the return date arrives. No action is necessary. However, if you return the resource after you finish it, that means another user can access it, so it is generally a good practice. You can see…

Request Checked-Out Digital Resources

How do I request a resource that has been checked out? For digital resources that are labeled Out, you can click the Request button next to the cover image to be placed on a waiting list. If you entered an email address when you set up your Backpack™ account, the system will send you an…