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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

Searching Through Databases

How do I quickly search through databases in MackinVIA to find articles 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, search for your topic. In this example,…

Export Your Notes

How do I save my notes to Google Drive or OneDrive? MackinVIA allows you to export notes and highlights from your Backpack to Google Drive or OneDrive. First, log into your Backpack with your User ID and password. Click on the Backpack icon and choose Notebook. If you want to export all of your…

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….

Ratings

How do I rate a resource? You can rate any digital resources in your school’s MackinVIA collection. Choose from one star (low) to five stars (high). To rate a resource, log into your Backpack and select the resource. Click on the title, cover image, or More Info to access the Full Record…