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Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
Introduction to Mackin Via
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Introduction to Mackin Via

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A brief overview of the Broome-Tioga BOCES Mackin Via subscription

A brief overview of the Broome-Tioga BOCES Mackin Via subscription

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  • 1. Introduction to Mackin Via
  • 2. What is Mackin Via? Photo Credit: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/melenita/9370493136
  • 3. Pros • Multiple apps/options for access • Unlimited, Simultaneous Use • Many books available offline (download) • Interactive books
  • 4. Cons Different publishers = Different Rules –Check Out/Offline Access –Features
  • 5. Website: http://mackinvia.com Apps: http://www.mackin.com/eServices/ MACKIN-VIA.aspx Ways to Access Via
  • 6. Offline Versus Online Reading Best functionality online Migrated and Interactive titles = Online ONLY “Check Out” and “Download” = Offline Access
  • 7. Each book is a little different… Photo Credit: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4267407806
  • 8. Consistent Features
  • 9. Variable Features “Open Now” only = Range of Features
  • 10. Databases
  • 11. MARC Records… …are available! OPALS users: just get in touch with Elaine and she will load them for you!
  • 12. Let’s Play!
  • 13. Promoting Your eBooks QR Codes Shelf Displays Photo credits: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/7888746@N08/4690553670
  • 14. QR Codes Put a QR code to a related eBook on the inside cover of a physical book Make a bulletin board with book covers and QR codes that link to the eBook Photo credits: Book – N. Laura Readbox: http://www.lessonswithlaughter.com/2013/06/readbox-door.html?m=1
  • 15. Shelf Displays Photo credits: http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/how-to-make-library-ebooks-more-visible http://www.flickr.com/photos/herzogbr/8805639800 http://www.flickr.com/photos/12615184@N03/6780430042
  • 16. QR Code Resources http://www.visualead.com http://www.qrstuff.com http://qrcode.kaywa.com http://goqr.me Great Tips and Hints: http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/how-to- make-library-ebooks-more-visible Photo credits: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/7888746@N08/4690553670
  • 17. Photo credits: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/49889874@N05/5645164344 Promo Materials, Guides & Tutorials: http://www.mackin.com/ELIBRARY/ VIA-MATERIALS.aspx Help Pages: http://www.mackin.com/Help/ VIA_Help/index.html Additional Resources
  • 18. http://broometiogasls.wordpress.com @nwaskielaura nwaskiel@btboces.org

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