ACORN

The Library - Where it all Comes Together Arlington County Online Resource Network

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ACORN, the APS Library Catalog, is a searchable database of library materials, including books, videos, and other materials. Use this tool to find materials located in each school library.


Additional materials can also be found on the Arlington Public Library site or Find It Virginia (live homework help) links.
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Arlington School Libraries, 24/7

Can’t get to your school library? No problem. There are hundreds of eBooks and eAudiobooks available at your fingertips!

We have two vendors, Mackin and Follett. Remember to check your school library webpage, as there are additional eBook resources available which librarians may link to there.

New to eBooks?  Check out this short screencast after accessing the links, below.

Mackin

MackinVIA

 

 

  • Go to arlington.mackinvia.com
  • Login using your Follett account. For students this is the “One Login”. For teaching staff this is the staff ID number followed by a password created by your school librarian.  Parents, you may request an account from your school librarian.  Click “Submit”.
  • Note:  if you click on a Follett eBook, you will be asked to login again

Yes, there is an app for this – MackinVIA

Want to see it?  Check out this screencast for MackinVIA

PS – notice there are different tabs on the left side for eBooks, eAudio (if available) and Databases.

Follett

Follett Destiny Discover

  • Go to apsva.follettdestiny.com
  • Select your school
  • Click the “Login” box on the top right.  For students this is the “One Login”. For teaching staff this is the staff ID number followed by a password created by your school librarian.  Parents, you may request an account from your school librarian.  Click “Submit”.
  • Select the “Destiny Discover” link on the left

Yes, there is an app for this – Follett Destiny Discover

Want to see it?  Check out this screencast for Follett Destiny Discover


Don’t forget the Arlington Public Library, which has an extensive list of eContent resources.  Digital Magazines, streaming movies, music, eBooks and eAudio are all free with a library card

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