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January 9, 2014

(Mackin Educational Resources) With MackinVIA, Mackin’s free online platform for electronic resources, librarians now have access to hundreds of thousands of eBooks, audiobooks and databases. By acquiring, managing and instructing students and staff on how to use these new electronic materials, librarians can once again return the academic focus of our schools to the library and align with classrooms to improve and expand learning possibilities for students.

January 2, 2014

(Mackin Educational Resources) Mackin Educational Resources is giving MackinVIA users more to love: free eBook bundles. First developed and released in 2010, MackinVIA quickly became a popular content management system for educational databases and eBooks. As an extension of MackinVIA, an eReader app for iPad and Android tablets was launched in 2012 to allow users offline reading of their digital content hosted in the Mackin cloud.

November 12, 2013

(Mackin Educational Resources) Mackin Educational Resources, a leading distributor of PK-12 books, eBooks, digital resources, and the developer of MackinVIA, has joined with Findaway World, LLC, to provide access to more than 31,000 digital downloadable audiobooks directly through MackinVIA.

October 17, 2013

(Mackin Educational Resources) Continuing its ongoing commitment to expand and augment its PreK-12 digital solutions to support learning, Mackin Educational Resources has partnered with Random House LLC, to offer a robust collection of new and popular eBook titles to school libraries across the country.

August 30, 2013

(Mackin Educational Resources) Mackin Educational Resources is providing complimentary video content and Common Core-supporting activities for teachers as part of Flip Your Classroom Day: A Global Initiative.

August 9, 2013

(Mackin Educational Resources) Mackin Educational Resources, a leading national distributor of PK-12 books, eBooks and digital resources, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Hachette Book Group. Beginning August 2013, HBG’s entire catalog of 6,000+ eBooks will be available to Mackin customers, on and offline, through their school's exclusive MackinVIA platform.

April 14, 2008

(Mackin Educational Resources) Mackin Library Media acquired all sales and distribution assets of Tandem Library Books (formerly Sagebrush Books), a division of Tandem Library Group, including the registered trademarked Tandem Library Books name. Tandem Library Group’s bindery will continue to operate and service its commercial accounts under the name Topeka Bindery as a separate company from Mackin. Tandem Library Services (formerly Catalog Card Corporation) will also operate individually under its parent company, Savia Library Services.

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