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Offline vs. Online Reading

What is the difference between reading digital resources online and offline? Online reading is done through a web browser. The user must be connected to the Internet. Offline reading can be done when the user is not connected to the Internet. However, the resource must first be downloaded from…

File Format

What file format does the MackinVIA™ Reader use? Mackin has developed a proprietary file format. We take eBook files from the publisher and put them through a process to convert them into the MackinVIA™ format.

ePub Format

Does the MackinVIA™ Reader support ePub? Only Mackin’s proprietary format is supported. Any file provided to us must first be converted. We are working to add functionality similar to ePub such as reflowable content, resizable text and customizable fonts.

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 Microsoft Store Windows Download MackinVIA upgrades are released on a quarterly basis. For the best experience and to access new features, users should…

About MackinVIA Reader

What is the MackinVIA™ Reader? The MackinVIA Reader is a cross-platform application that allows you to access Mackin-hosted resources. The Reader provides an assortment of features that enhance your reading or listening experience. Mackin-hosted resources include: eBooks Digital Audiobooks…

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…