Mackin Educational Resources


Purveyors of customized and personalized services, products, and solutions, Mackin provides cutting-edge educational materials, one-source ordering, and unequaled services worldwide. Featuring the largest PK-12 collection of age-appropriate print and digital titles, we offer print books, in all bindings, eBooks, audiobooks, Read-Alongs, educational videos, and online databases. We manage a growing selection of over 3.5 million print titles and nearly 3 million digital titles, all found at All materials are available shelf-ready and MARC automation-ready at no additional charge; plus, Mackin always provides free shipping with all stateside orders. Additionally, we provide our multiple-award-winning MackinVIA eReader and digital content management system as a “free for educators” service to all PK-12 schools. Mackin is also a leader in classroom services through its Mackin Classroom division, Mackin Learning, and the exciting MackinMaker makerspace division.

We are known throughout the industry for our legendary customer service and a staff of exceptional school library and teaching professionals who assist Mackin customers with free collection development and specialized title selections. We are also there to assist schools and educational systems with custom logistics, as well as containment and delivery solutions. Established in 1983 as a woman-owned and family-owned business, Mackin is a true partner in education and the advancement of knowledge. Discover a company that puts our customers first. Experience the beauty of Mackin.

Contract Info

Awarded Vendor:
Mackin Educational Resources

Contract Awarded:
Instructional and Educational Resources

Contract Number:

Lead Agency: 
Region 14 ESC

Contract Term:
3 year term, May 1, 2023 to April 30, 2026
*Option to renew for two (2) additional one (1) year periods.

Due Diligence

Request for Proposal:
RFP for Instructional and Educational Resources

Awarded Vendor Response:
Mackin Educational Resources' Response to RFP

Bid Tab & Request for RFP List

Award Letter:
Region 14 Award Letter

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