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Mackin Educational Resources


Company Name: Mackin Educational Resources

Contract Title: Digital Resources & Instructional Materials
Contract #: AEPA IFB #024-C


Contract Term: March 1, 2024, through February 28, 2025, with the option to extend for three additional one-year periods ending February 28, 2026, February 28, 2027, and February 29, 2028.

Products and Services:  Mackin Educational Resources was founded 37 years ago, propelled by a desire to help librarians and teachers with the important task of educating students.

Mackin is a one-source acquisition service providing more than 5 million titles from over 18,000 different publishers through one continuously updated online catalog: Our background in print and digital distribution is reflected in our relationships with over 18,000 publishers to offer nearly 3 million print materials, 2 million eBooks, hundreds of databases, and over 68,000 digital audio titles. 

We provide FREE cataloging, FREE processing options (including barcode label, spine label, Mylar on jacketed books, reading program label), and FREE shipping on all orders. Additional processing services are available for a nominal fee. Mackin works with all major library automation systems, including Follett Destiny, Sirsi, TLC, and more. Our MARC records will work with any circulation system.

Mackin is also an industry leader in digital materials – all hosted through our award-winning, digital platform, MackinVIA™. MackinVIA™ is a complete digital resource management system providing easy access to all your eBooks, educational databases, audiobooks, videos, and links. With just one login, users can view, utilize and manage all their digital materials in one location. MackinVIA is free resource to all Mackin customers and allows simultaneous, unlimited access to multiple users, is mobile-friendly, and designed for a BYOD world!

The newest department at Mackin is our MackinMaker department.  MackinMaker offers a large collection of Maker products, exclusive MackinMaker kits, and Maker books. These engaging, high-quality products and kits are the perfect way to support STEM/STEAM initiatives and the Next Generation Science Standards. Whether you are adding to your existing space or creating one that’s new, you can make it happen with Mackin!

Contracted Pricing

In addition to the wide variety of resources and services available through Mackin, we are also offering discounts for the following categories through the contract:

  • Print Books -- receive an additional 8% discount off prices
  • eBooks and Digital Audiobooks – receive an additional 7% discount off prices
  • Makerspace materials receive an additional 3% discount off prices
  • Multimedia (DVDs, Blu-Rays, MP3s) - Receive an additional 3% discount off prices


Ordering Instructions and Vendor Pricing:


* Please reference TexBuy or AEPA on your order to receive your discounts.

Vendor Contact Information:

Jorge Graza
Director of Bids, Quotes & Contracts
Phone: 800-245-9540
Email: [email protected] 


Martha Lee
Texas Consultant – Houston Area: Regions 3-6
Phone: 281-841-5149
Email: [email protected]


Ronnie Lee
Texas Consultant – Houston Area: Regions 3-6
Phone: 281-744-0469
Email:[email protected]


Tuan Nguyen

Texas Consultant – Dallas/Fort Worth/Eastern & Central Texas

Phone: 241-437-8665

Email: [email protected]                                                                                                              


Vanessa Stenulson
Texas Consultant – San Antonio/Austin/Corpus Christi/Central Texas
Phone: 210-870-0476
Email: [email protected]


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