Press Release: Mackin Educational Resources [January 2, 2014]

Mackin offers free ebook bundles to new MackinVIA users

Copyright (c) 2014 Mackin Educational Resources

SummaryMackin 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.

BURNSVILLE, MINN (January 2, 2014) Just in time for the new year, Mackin Educational Resources is giving MackinVIA users more to love: free eBook bundles.

Thousands of Mackin customers have activated their free MackinVIA accounts. However, for those who have not, Mackin Educational Resources is extending a special offer. Simply activate a new free MackinVIA account and receive a free eBook bundle with more than 30 fiction and nonfiction titles for elementary, middle school, or high school levels.

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. The app is available through iTunes and Google Play for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android telephones and tablets, Kindle, Nook, and Macintosh and Windows desktops.

In 2013, MackinVIA gained robust new features such as a tablet-friendly slider control for advanced search filters, an EasyBib citations button on the full record, and a new "My Notebook" page containing the user's synced highlights/notes created in the MackinVIA Reader application. The MackinVIA eReader app was also bolstered and bettered. Users were given the ability to highlight text in a variety of colors or underline, create notes on the highlighted sections, and utilize an integrated Merriam-Webster Dictionary and EasyBib citations.

With close to 50,000 audiobook titles and more than 200,000 eBook and database titles available, MackinVIA is one of the most powerful digital resource management tools available for schools and students. To learn more about the digital content management system and eReader, or to active a free MackinVIA account and receive a free eBook bundle, contact Mackin Educational Resources at 800-245-9540 or via@mackin.com.

About MackinVIA

MackinVIA is a free content management system for digital resources including databases and a growing catalog of more than 200,000 eBooks. Known for its robust features and user-friendly interface, MackinVIA offers students and staff the opportunity to explore fiction and nonfiction digital eResources from a variety of publishers with just one log in. MackinVIA also has a complimentary eReader application allowing users to check out and download eBooks for offline reading.

About Mackin Educational Resources

Mackin Educational Resources has provided library and classroom materials to PK-12 schools for more than 30 years. Known for its high commitment to customer care and customization, Mackin provides print books, eBooks, online databases, audiobooks, video resources and more to schools across the country and around the globe. Learn more about Mackin Educational Resources by visiting www.mackin.com or contacting them at 800-245-9540 where every phone call is always answered in person and true customer service still exists.

Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:January 2, 2014
Publisher:Mackin Educational Resources
Company: Mackin Educational Resources
Subject: Product announcements
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Last Update:2014-01-02 17:55:02
Date Created:2014-01-02 17:54:37