Introduction to Mackin Via

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Introduction to
Mackin Via
What is Mackin Via?
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Pros
• Multiple apps/options for access
• Unlimited, Simultaneous Use
• Many books available offline
(download)
• Interactive books
Cons
Different publishers = Different Rules
–Check Out/Offline Access
–Features
Ways to Access Via
Website:
http://mackinvia.com
Apps:
http://www.mackin.com/eServices/
MACKIN-VIA.aspx
Offline Versus Online Reading
Best functionality online
Migrated and Interactive titles =
Online ONLY
“Check Out” and “Download” =
Offline Access
Each book is a little different…
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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
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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
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Readbox: http://www.lessonswithlaughter.com/2013/06/readbox-door.html?m=1
Shelf Displays
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http:[email protected]/6780430042
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-tomake-library-ebooks-more-visible
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Additional Resources
Promo Materials, Guides & Tutorials:
http://www.mackin.com/ELIBRARY/
VIA-MATERIALS.aspx
Help Pages:
http://www.mackin.com/Help/
VIA_Help/index.html
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