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Mackin Partners with DOGObooks to Enhance Book Discovery

Mackin partners with the largest site for kids and teens to safely discover, rate and review books

BURNSVILLE, MN (June 23, 2016) Mackin announces a partnership with DOGObooks, the largest website for kids to safely discover, rate and review books. Students, teachers and librarians using the MackinVIA and Mackin Library platforms will have access to thousands of curated reviews of kids and teen books written by kids on DOGObooks. They will also be able read additional reviews and add their own reviews on DOGObooks including the ability to share reviews on all major social sites.

“With the continued growth of MackinVIA, we diligently strive to improve the customer experience on this award-winning platform. We are excited to partner with DOGObooks and believe that book reviews by kids not only helps students, but also provides librarians and educators important feedback on what kids think about a title, all while helping to advance literacy” said Mesa Heise, Director of Digital Services at Mackin.

Rupen Dolasia, VP of DOGObooks said “Mackin has a leadership position in the school library market and we are thrilled they chose to partner with DOGObooks. We believe that exposing peer-written DOGObooks reviews to the millions of students using the Mackin Library and MackinVIA platforms will increase engagement, check-outs and result in life-long readers – A win-win for all!.”

For more information about Mackin please visit us at this year’s ALA or ISTE conference or at Mackin.com

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