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OAHS Library: MackinVIA & eBooks

Research guides, databases, eBooks and other digital tools available 24/7 from your library

OAHS Library digital eBooks & Audiobooks

MackinVIA Instructions

1. Download the free MackinVIA app or use the MackinVIA.com in your browser
2. Select Sign In
3. Sign In to MackinVIA: 

  • Type Oxford Area High School & select in School/Library Name field

  • Select Log In button
  • Select Log In with LDAP button
  • Enter your OASD login credentials and Log In (login integrated through Clever)

4. Search for a specific title in the search box, browse "group" on the home page, or search genres in Categories tab. 

5. Checkout for a two week period and download the book for offline usage.  

6. Public domain titles available through Project Gutenberg will open in a browser and can be downloaded in EPUB or HTML format.

Click here for printable Detailed Guided Instructions (pdf) 

Oxford (Chester County) Public Library Print & Digital

Oxford Public Library and CCLS

Students/families with Oxford Public Library cards can access summer reading titles through our local Oxford Library branch. Additionally, the Oxford Branch is a part of the much larger Chester County Library System, through which patrons can access hundreds more titles by placing an interlibrary loan request. You may place a request for these titles in person at a branch, over the phone, or by logging onto your account on CCLS.org.

Call the Oxford Public Library for more details: 610-932-9625.    

Need to apply for a library card? Present the following items in person at one of the CCLS branches:  a completed application, identification proving Chester County residency, and for students under 18, a parent signature.

MackinVIA Help

MackinVIA Quick Look - Quick look at using MackinVIA from log in, to searching, book checkout, and reader tools. 

MackinVIA Complete Overview - Start-to-finish overview of accessing and using MackinVIA 

MackinVIA Backpack - Use of backpack account with favorites, access to notes and highlights, checkouts, return and renewal, and request status. 

MackinVIA Reader Login - Use of backpack account with favorites, access to notes and highlights, checkouts, return and renewal, and request status.

MackinVIA Checkouts and Requests - Overview of book checkout and request for unavailable items

MackinVIA Advanced Search - Use additional search limiters to find your just-right book

MackinVIA Reader Tour - Take a tour through MackinVIA's reader, where you can highlight, take notes, use the built-in
dictionary, adjust text and screen preferences, and more!
Class Set Management (Teachers) - Locate, allocate, and manage class set copies for classroom use. 
Class Code Redemption (Students) - Use a class set code or link provided by your teacher to redeem a class set ebook in MackinVIA.

Libby Digital eBooks & Audiobooks

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CCLS also provides access to digital eBooks and audiobooks through the Libby app.

Get help getting started with Libby here. These titles can be accessed from the Libby eReader app using your public library card number. Click the icon for more information. 

*HELPFUL HINT*: Do your parents work or own property in other counties or states? If so, they are probably eligible to apply for a library card in those locations, giving you more ways to access summer reading titles.