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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…

Missing Checkout or Request Buttons

Why do some resources in MackinVIA™ not have the option to check out or request? To check out or request titles, your school must have enabled the Backpack™ feature as well as the checkouts feature, you must be logged into Backpack, and the resource must be hosted by Mackin. Your…

Labels on Cover Images

What do the labels next to the cover images mean? Out indicates there are no available copies of the title. Mine means the title is checked out to you. Req means you have requested a title and it hasn’t become available to you yet. Hold means the title you requested has been returned…

Favorites vs. Notebook vs. Checkouts vs. Requests

What is the difference between my Favorites, Notebook, Checkouts and Requests? Favorites is a place to save titles for future reading. Notebook is where you can view all the notes you’ve written about titles. Checkouts is where you can see a list of titles you currently have checked out…

Cancel Requests

What if I don’t need a resource anymore after I request it? You can remove yourself from the waiting list by clicking the Backpack™ icon and then Requests. Then choose the Cancel Request button next to the digital resource you want to cancel.