April 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

MackinVIA Takes Best in Show at ISTE 2016

The digital content management system was judged on quality, effectiveness, ease of use, and creative
use of technology.

Follett Spearheads Open Content Repository for PreK–12

Follett has unveiled new product integrations with OverDrive and Mackin Educational Resources that make it faster and easier for student and staff to access OverDrive or MackinVIA content once they’re logged in to Destiny.

ISTE Winners To Be Honored in Atlanta; Ezra Keats Foundation Awards $820K; Qlovi Adds HarperCollins Titles | News Bites

A round up of industry news, including free events, tech upgrades, grants, competitions, and prizes.

Mackin Educational Ups Its Game with an Additional 2,000 Ebooks

Mackin Educational Resources announces the inclusion of DK Publishing ebooks—adding 2,000 ebooks to its offerings.

Capstone Adds YA Imprint; Ezra Jack Keats Awards Announced | News Bites

Capstone adds YA “Switch Press” imprint. Register your Día programs. Ezra Jack Keats Awards announced. Baker & Taylor integrates Blackboard Learn. LEAP For Libraries grants. In the Margins top 10 list. SYNC free audiobooks. Alexandria Library Automation System now supports MakinVia.

Who’s to Blame for the Demise of Libraries? | Feedback

Take a look at the latest round of comments, letters to the editor, and corrections from SLJ’s November issue. Librarians give suggestions for NYPL’s 100 Great Children’s Books list. Could the embrace of technology by librarians be the cause of library budget cuts?

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Findaway World, Mackin Partner to Launch PreK–12 Audiobook Platform

Findaway World and Mackin Educational Resources have partnered to provide access to more than 31,000 digital audiobooks for PreK–12 students directly through MackinVIA.