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M3 (FREE DOWNLOAD)
The award-winning affordable automation solution for libraries in this time of limited budgets.

AN EXCEPTIONAL AUTOMATION SOLUTION THAT ADDRESSES ALL OF YOUR AUTOMATION NEEDS.

The Mandarin M3 Core modules offer powerful, sophisticated features. Whether you have one or multiple libraries, or your collection numbers one thousand or millions, these modules perform sophisticated functionality with the economics and ease of a PC installation. Optional add-on modules expand functionality to meet the needs of each individual library.

All Mandarin M3 Core systems include the following modules:

Windows OPAC
The patron's gateway to your library's collection. Searching your collection for books, magazines, e-books, Web sites, maps, CD’s, full text articles, and more is simple using the M3 OPAC
Circulation
Facilitate your front-desk operations with our powerful yet easy-to-use Circulation module. M3 allows you to view patron, item, and transaction information in a three-pane split screen visible during loan, return, renewal, reserve, or status activities.
Cataloging
For catalogers of all levels, beginner to advanced, the M3 Cataloging module simplifies the maintenance of records in your library. Use it to add, modify, and delete records in the Bibliographic, Patron, Holdings, and Authority databases.
Report Tools
M3 ReportTool, developed using technology by Zen Software, Inc., is a flexible and powerful report generator. More than 900 library-related reports are preloaded into M3.
Group Editor
M3 uses an elaborate, hierarchical security scheme that enables the librarian to assign levels of access for Cataloging, Circulation, OPAC, and database maintenance features.
Inventory
M3 Inventory allows you to conduct a full or partial inventory of your library's holdings. Once the inventory procedure is complete, the Inventory module produce multiple detailed statistical reports.