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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”….

Searching for Digital Resources

There are many ways to search for ebooks and databases in MackinVIA. For more ways to search in MackinVIA, go to Searching through Ebooks or Searching through Databases. To skip to a subsection of this topic, choose from the links below. How do I perform a Keyword Search? How do I search by Categories? How…


My librarian saved resources in MackinVIA for my class/project. Where can I find these resources? Your librarian can create collections of digital resources for you to browse and view. These collections are called groups. To find your group, log into MackinVIA and click on the Groups tab. Select the name of the group to access the saved resources. Additionally,…


What are Categories? Categories provide a quick and easy way for you to find digital resources. Click the Categories tab on the left side of the screen. (Please note:  this feature must be enabled by your librarian.) Click on a Category to browse the resources in that subject. (Pictures my vary.) Watch a video!