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Class Sets

How do I join a Class Set? To join a class set, obtain the Class Set Code from your teacher or librarian. Log into your Backpack, click on the Backpack icon, and select Class Sets. Enter the Class Set Code in the box. (Please Note: The code is not case sensitive and does not require the hyphen.) The resource will appear in your…

Language Options

How do I change the language that displays in MackinVIA? You can change the language displayed in MackinVIA from English to Spanish or French. Login Page Go to https://www.mackinvia.com from any supported browser. Click on the Language dropdown menu and select your preferred language. Please Note: Please Note: This change will only affect the login page. Follow the steps below…

Assignments

How do I join an assignment? To join an assignment, obtain the Assignment Code from your teacher or librarian. Log into your Backpack, click on the Backpack icon, and select Assignments. Enter the Assignment Code in the box. (Please Note: The code is not case sensitive and does not require the hyphen.) The resource will appear in your list of assignments, but…

MackinVIA Reader – Digital Audiobooks

How do I use the MackinVIA Reader to listen to digital audiobooks? Mackin-hosted digital audiobooks will open in the MackinVIA Reader. While in the Reader, you can: View book information Access a linked list of tracks Bookmark tracks Rewind 30 seconds Skip or pause tracks Cite sources Main Menu Click on the three lines in the…

MackinVIA Reader – eBooks

How do I use the MackinVIA Reader to read eBooks? Mackin-hosted eBooks will open in the MackinVIA Reader. While in the Reader, you can: View book information Access a linked table of contents Search inside the book Bookmark pages Highlight and take notes Cite sources Use a dictionary Adjust page view In select titles, you…

Change Site

I am a staff member at multiple locations in my district/organization. How do I change sites in MackinVIA? Staff members in qualifying MackinVIA accounts have the ability to access resources from other locations within the district/organization using the Change Site feature. Please Note: Your district/organization must have Backpack authentication and a unique MackinVIA URL set up in…

Searching Through eBooks

Searching through eBooks is easy with Deep Discovery Search. To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. How do I quickly find a MackinVIA eBook on a specific topic? How do I navigate inside the eBook using my search topic? How do I go back to an old search topic?…

Search Inside Databases

How do I quickly search through databases in MackinVIA to find articles or titles on a specific topic? Searching through participating databases is easy with Deep Discovery Search. To begin your Deep Discovery Search, select Databases on the left-hand menu. Then, enter your topic in the search box.  In this example, the search topic is “Bunker Hill”….

Export and Print Your Notes

With MackinVIA, you can export and print your notes so that they can be saved and accessed outside of your Backpack account. Please note: notes can be exported to Google Drive and OneDrive. For more information on using and taking notes in MackinVIA, go to Notebook. To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from…

About MackinVIA

MackinVIA™ is a program that makes it easy to access your school’s digital resources. You can use MackinVIA on any desktop, laptop, or mobile device with Internet access. If you would like to download titles to read offline, our free MackinVIA app is available for all major mobile devices. Please see Supported Platforms and Devices for more information. To…