Mandarin Library Automation, Inc.


Mandarin Library Automation delivers cataloging, circulation, and inventory solutions for libraries, schools, and other institutions. User experience and interface design was provided for Manadrin’s M5 product which provides a web based interfaced to manage and view a library’s catalog. The process for the project included outlining critical workflows in wireframe format to understand key challenges and use cases for the web based catalog. From which a clean and intuitive interface was designed allowing quick access to resource information via intuitive and best practice search interactions.

Landing page prominently featuring search UI in addition to account access and information

Search result page utilizing familiar search UI paradigms including filtration, sorting, and rating

Item availability view

Administration view meant to provide efficient access to applicable catalog tools and functions provided to librarians and staff

Administration tool example