Mackin Launches Dedicated Distance Learning Essentials Web Page in Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

The nation’s leading provider of educational print and digital content for PK-12 creates critical information web page to address distance learning initiatives and COVID-19 pandemic.

Burnsville, MINN, March 20, 2020 – Mackin Educational Resources, a leading provider of print and digital fiction and nonfiction books for PK-12 schools around the world, launched their Distance Learning Essentials web page on to give educators critical information regarding distance learning, effective methods of implementation, free content, and current health information that addresses the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mackin has assembled a large and growing variety of helpful items, tips, and articles for educators to support their distance learning programs. Free resources and content, activity guides, educator resources, author interviews, videos, health tips, and essential links can be found on this informative page.

Those looking to add additional free content to their distance learning program can choose from hundreds of MackinClassics from Project Gutenberg. All digital content acquired from Mackin can be accessed inside the free, multi-award-winning MackinVIA.

Schools and districts without MackinVIA can easily create an account by signing up HERE or by contacting Mackin.

MackinVIA is a free digital content management system that provides complete and easy access to digital resources, 24/7/365, anywhere, anytime, on any device. It is an open system that works with a school’s SIS or LMS system.

Those looking to build a robust collection to assist during these unprecedented times can find more than 140,000 eBooks, audiobooks, and databases, presently available at tremendous discounts, making the creation of a distance learning program much more feasible.

For more information, or to live chat, please visit, email, contact your local sales consultant, or call 800-245-9540.

About Mackin
For more than 35 years, Mackin has provided library and classroom materials for grades PK-12. Known the world over for exemplary service and a stringent attention to detail, Mackin has access to more than 18,000 publishers and a collection of over 3 million printed titles. Additionally, Mackin features a robust selection of nearly 3 million eBook titles, read-alongs, audiobooks, databases, and video resources available through their free, multi-award-winning digital content management system, MackinVIA. For more information, visit or call 800-245-9540.

Here is a listing of the contributing publishers:

Amicus Publishing
Bearport Publishing
Barefoot Books
Bellwether Learning
Blackstone Publishing
Black Rabbit
Blue Door Education
BJ Harrison
Candlewick Press
Cherry Lake
Compagnie Du Savoir
Creative Company

Cricket Media
DOGO Media
Dreamscape Media
Erin Go Bragh
Filter Press Publishing
Finding My Way
First Way Forward
Flowerpot Press
Game Learning Database
Gareth Hinds
Highlights Press
Ideal Digital Audio
LA Theatre Works

Live Oak Media
Mims House
New Dimensions
Norwood House Press
One Media
Premio Publishing – Gozo Books
ReferencePoint Press
Signed Stories
Simply Media
Sleeping Bear Press
State Standards Publishing
TMW Media
Twin Sisters
We Do Listen
Xist Publishing