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Mandarin Library Automation

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1100 Holland Drive
Boca Raton, Florida 33427-2348
United States
Phone: 561-995-4010
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Resource Management Products (ILS or LSP)

Mandarin M3 Mandarin Oasis

Executive Leadership

  • Carlos Cagin -- President
  • Art Graham -- Vice President Operations
  • Leonardo Lazo -- Former President, Envoy to Latin America
  • Christine Divito -- Vice President Finance
  • Company Ownership

    Mandarin executives Leonardo Lazo, Art Graham, and Christine Divito acquired majority ownership of Mandarin Library Automation from EGEG Holdings in July 2007.

    Personnel employed

    [Data source: statistics supplied for the annual Library Systems Report or from public information]

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    Mandarin Library Automation 20196834223
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    Mandarin Library Automation 2017896429
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    News Announcements

    August 31, 2007. World leader In library software sells company stock to key employees. Leo Lazo, President of Mandarin Library Automation, Inc., has announced that as of July 1, 2007, he and two other major management team members, Christine DiVito, Comptroller and Art Graham, Vice President of Technical Services, have acquired 50 percent of Mandarin's stock from EGEG Holdings, led by Elliot and Eleanor Goldstein.

    September 01, 2006. Mandarin Oasis tested successfully with OCLC's upcoming Unicode export feature. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. announced the compatibility of Oasis, its Web-based, centralized library management system, with OCLC's upcoming Unicode MARC record export feature. Oasis successfully imported OCLC Unicode records that contained Hebrew, Arabic, CJK, Greek, Cyrillic and extended Latin Characters

    September 01, 2005. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. announces Z39.50 client added to Mandarin Oasis. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. has announced the addition of a Z39.50 client to Mandarin Oasis, its centralized, Web-based library management system.

    February 14, 2005. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. announces Mandarin M3 available as free download. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. has announced that effective February 14, 2005, Mandarin M3 is available free of charge.

    January 01, 2005. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. announces release of Mandarin Oasis. Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. announced the release of Mandarin Oasis, a centralized, Web-based library management system that allows access to library resources through any workstation with a Web browser, anywhere at anytime. Oasis offers complete automation functions from a single screen, including cataloging, circulation, searching, reports, and inventory. The simple and intuitive interface is easy to learn, and the appearance and features can be tailored for each library.

    January 27, 2004. Canadian School Districts automate libraries with Mandarin M3. School District No. 23 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Seven Oaks School Division 10 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and York Catholic District School Board in Aurora, Ontario recently awarded Mandarin Library Automation, Inc. contracts to provide the Mandarin M3 Library Automation System to their schools.

    June 27, 1998. SIRS Mandarin previews its newest Library Automation System -- SIRS Mandarin M3. SIRS, Inc. will be providing a preview of its newest SIRS Mandarin Library Automation System, SIRS Mandarin M3, at the American Library Association Conference

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    Corporate Chronology

    Jul 23, 2003 ProQuest acquires SIRS Publishing from EGEG Holdings Corp.
    ProQuest Information and Learning has acquired SIRS Publishing, Inc, the publisher of SIRS Researcher, SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Enduring Issues and other databases. Mandarin Library Automation remains under the ownership of EGEG Holdings Corp., directed by Elliot Goldstein and Eleanor Goldstein.

    Annual Accomplishments Statements

    [Data source: text supplied for the annual Library Systems Report]

    2021 Mandarin Library Automation Accomplishments Narrative

    In 2021, Mandarin has experience continual expansion and growth in Mandarin M5 hosting accounts. Throughout 2021, Mandarin Library Automation (MLA) continued their commitment to product development, into the newest version of their web-based product – Mandarin M5. Mandarin also focused on adding new features and functionality to improve patron experience, circulation and cataloging in M5. MLA’s tech support team also continues creating new M5 custom reports.

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