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Library Digital Resources

 
MackinVIA
Access ALL digital resources listed below by clicking on the link above for MackinVIA.
Log into MackinVIA using your normal computer username with your current password. 
Username:  Lastname_Firstname
Password: Current Password    
 
 
Test Prep Resources 
  • Test Prep materials -- books, practice tests
  • AP, SAT, ACT, STAAR, and more!
  • College search & Scholarship search
  • Open to students & families
 
  • SAT Official preparation guide
  • Videos
  • Practice tests
  • Question of the day
 
  • Sign up for the test
  • Get scores
  • Get tips and more
  • Exam information
  • Get scores
  • Search college credit policies for AP
  • Access test prep, practice tests
  • Registration Info
  • Get Scores
  • Get tips and more
  • Free study guides in ALL subject areas
  • Get definitions, explanations & more
 
 
 
 
General Research Resources 
  • Search academic journals
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Access & download full citation information
 
  • Search general encyclopedia articles, images, and other media
  • Search biographies
  • Search news articles from New York Times
  • Access & download full citation information
 
  • Search general interest magazines and books
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Access & download full citation information
  • Searches all scholarly articles indexed by Google
  • Access full-text only for freely available articles
  • Sign-in to Google account & save searches to My Library
  • Create automatic notifications for new articles
  • Search newspapers from around the world
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Access & download full citation information
  • Search academic journals & access full-text articles
  • Save searches & articles into folders in JSTOR account
  • Student-created accounts
  • Access & download full citation information
  • Search general topics, including biographies
  • Access journals, news, articles, books, media, and more 
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Access & download full citation information
  • Search debate, controversial, and general hot topics
  • Access journals, news, articles, books, media, and more 
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Access & download full citation information
  • Search videos & images
 
 
Digital Creation Tools
Board Builder (Discovery Education)
  • Create online digital poster
  • Include text, images, video, & files
  • Share directly with teacher or Share publicly on Discovery Education
  • Search digital images from 1800s - forward
  • Download images for projects
  • Access citation information for each image
  • Search digital images of historical events
  • Download images & sounds for projects
  • Access citation information for each image
  • Search royalty-free images
  • Download images for projects
  • Full citation included with image
  • Search royalty-free images (only available at home)
  • Download images for projects
  • Full citation included with image
  • Search for royalty-free music, instrumental, background, or with vocals
  • Download music to use in projects
  • Citation information included for each piece
 
Writing and Literature
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
  • Access a step-by-step guide to writing a research paper
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
  • Access step-by-step guides to MLA 8 in-text citations & Works Cited page
 
 
  • Search multiple literature databases
  • Search for literature criticisms, author biographies & analysis essays
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Search author biographies
  • Search critical essays, topic overviews, and analysis of specific works
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Search for poems, short stories, essays, and plays
  • Search for specific authors
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download materials to Drive or computer
 
  • Search for specific books & authors
  • Access book trailers, reviews, author interviews
  • Access teaching resources for books
 
 
 
Science Resources
  • Search general science topics & concepts
  • Access information from journals, news, magazines, books, & more
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
 
  • Search medical and health topics
  • Access information from thousands of medical journals & texts
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
 
  • Search environment, natural resources & energy related topics
  • Access information from journals, news, books, media, & more
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Search all science related topics and concepts
  • Access information from thousands of science academic journals
  • Download full-text article & access citation information
 
 
History & Cultural Resources
  • Search multiple databases including World History, US History, Geography, World Wars, and more
  • Access academic journals, news articles, media, books, and more
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Search topics in both ancient and modern world history
  • Access journal articles, news, media, biographies & more on one page
  • Connects to Google Drive
  • Download articles to Drive or computer
  • Access full-text articles & pictures from National Geographic since 1920s
 
  • Access primary sources for constitution and other US History documents
 
  • Access statistics and other national & cultural facts from around the world
  • Access articles on topics from the American West
 
Math Resources
  • YouTube playlist of videos
  • How to use Google Apps for Math
  • Short tutorial videos on very specific math concepts
  • General math through Calculus & Statistics
  • Access specific math tutorials in all areas
  • Videos to help with pre-algebra and algebra
  • Access tables, tutorials, and practice problems
 
  • Get step-by-step instruction to help with various types of math problems
  • Practice problems
  • Access help in solving algebra word problems
  • A collection of math puzzles to help practice problem-solving
(You must have a Lovejoy ISD Google Account to access)