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Introduction to
Mackin Via
What is Mackin Via?
Photo Credit: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/melenita/9370493136
Pros
• Multiple apps/options for access
• Unlimited, Simultaneous Use
• Many books available offline
(download)
• Interact...
Cons
Different publishers = Different Rules
–Check Out/Offline Access
–Features
Website:
http://mackinvia.com
Apps:
http://www.mackin.com/eServices/
MACKIN-VIA.aspx
Ways to Access Via
Offline Versus Online Reading
Best functionality online
Migrated and Interactive titles =
Online ONLY
“Check Out” and “Dow...
Each book is a little different…
Photo Credit: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4267407806
Consistent Features
Variable Features
“Open Now” only = Range of Features
Databases
MARC Records…
…are available!
OPALS users: just
get in touch with
Elaine and she will
load them for you!
Let’s Play!
Promoting Your eBooks
QR Codes
Shelf Displays
Photo credits: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/7888746@N08/4690553670
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 an...
Shelf Displays
Photo credits: http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/how-to-make-library-ebooks-more-visible
http://www.f...
QR Code Resources
http://www.visualead.com
http://www.qrstuff.com
http://qrcode.kaywa.com
http://goqr.me
Great Tips and Hi...
Photo credits: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/49889874@N05/5645164344
Promo Materials, Guides & Tutorials:
http://...
http://broometiogasls.wordpress.com
@nwaskielaura
nwaskiel@btboces.org
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  1. 1. Introduction to Mackin Via
  2. 2. What is Mackin Via? Photo Credit: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/melenita/9370493136
  3. 3. Pros • Multiple apps/options for access • Unlimited, Simultaneous Use • Many books available offline (download) • Interactive books
  4. 4. Cons Different publishers = Different Rules –Check Out/Offline Access –Features
  5. 5. Website: http://mackinvia.com Apps: http://www.mackin.com/eServices/ MACKIN-VIA.aspx Ways to Access Via
  6. 6. Offline Versus Online Reading Best functionality online Migrated and Interactive titles = Online ONLY “Check Out” and “Download” = Offline Access
  7. 7. Each book is a little different… Photo Credit: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4267407806
  8. 8. Consistent Features
  9. 9. Variable Features “Open Now” only = Range of Features
  10. 10. Databases
  11. 11. MARC Records… …are available! OPALS users: just get in touch with Elaine and she will load them for you!
  12. 12. Let’s Play!
  13. 13. Promoting Your eBooks QR Codes Shelf Displays Photo credits: Flickr CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/7888746@N08/4690553670
  14. 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. 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. 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. 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. 18. http://broometiogasls.wordpress.com @nwaskielaura nwaskiel@btboces.org
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