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A practical, easy to use, and multi-faceted application. MINT will allow your organization to house all of its assets under one roof.

M3 is one of the world's top cultural asset management applications. Built for all types of museums, galleries, and collections.

Integrated accessions and multi-level description application with modules to manage all aspects of archives.

Integrated Library System including modules for acquisitions, catalogue, serials, circulation, and OPAC (Online Public Access).

A complete digital asset management application to ingest, preserve, convert, and access digital products.

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Your Total Database Management Solution

As a leader in database management for over 40 years, we have the expertise to securely manage your collection for the long term. Whether you have archival, museum, or library holdings, or a combinations of all 3, we have a solution that will work for your unique needs.
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Secure & Customizable

Unlike other solutions, all of our software runs on the MINISIS core database engine which uses a unique markup language. This keeps it safe from hackers targeting more common languages, and allows us to create custom solutions as required.

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Cloud-based Hosting & Integrated Web Solutions

Share your collection with the world while keeping it secure & easy to manage. Our hosted solutions on the MS Azure Platform allow for redundant system availability without any need for local management. Enjoy the freedom to focus on your daily work activities and not IM/IT.

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Full Design Services at an Affordable Price

We are familiar with guiding clients through the process of bringing a collection online for the first time as well as integrating a new collection into an existing website. Having both development and design services in-house allows us to keep costs low and deliver projects quickly.

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Personal Help & Easy Tutorials

As a MINISIS client you will have access to our log in area where you can find video tutorials, industry resources, events, and a full client support system. This system allows you to easily contact us using our ticketing system and communicate with other clients as well.

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Complete Software Suite

A diverse collection of software tools from the database layer to the web presentation layer to show off content found inside the database management system. The DBMS tool allows users to take advantage of the COTS (customizable off the shelf) applications to manage any type of record with specialized functionality for a wide variety of industries.

Sample of Collections Using MINISIS Software:

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News and Events

Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Date Posted: October 2, 2019


Please note our offices in Canada will be closed on Monday October 14, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Long weekend. If you need any assistance, please use MIN.NET to log your request and we will respond on Tuesday October 15, 2019. Thank you!

Archives Records 2019

Date Posted: July 18, 2019


MINISIS Inc. will be attending the SAA 2019 conference in Austin, Texas on August 4th and August 5th. Come by and see us at booth 406.

Looking forward to seeing you in Texas!

New SBOT OPAC Launch!

Date Posted: June 11, 2019


MINISIS Inc is extremely happy to announce that the State Bar of Texas has officially launched their new OPAC! The OPAC was designed, developed and implemented using MWI running on top of M2A. The Bar is a new client to MINISIS Inc. And what better way to welcome the Bar to our community then by checking out their new site. Check out the latest OPAC template that was designed to promote the digitization initiatives that the Bar has been performing, as well as creating a more open archival repository for the Bar and its members – as well as the public-at-large. Congratulations to the State Bar of Texas and in particular, Caitlin and Emma who put a lot of work into updating the archives and making this new site a reality.

MINISIS Inc is hiring!

Date Posted: June 7th, 2019

Due to increased projects and investment, MINISIS is expanding. Are you interested in a career with MINISIS, then check out the latest job postings. We need a few good people, are you one of them?

Indigenous people are strongly encouraged to apply.

“The Window is Cracked”, now what?

Date Posted: April 22, 2019

As the end of support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 coming in 2020, Microsoft is encouraging clients to plan now to make the shift to a modern desktop. Likewise Windows 2008 and SQL 2008 are coming to an end. Maybe your organisation wants to consider cloud/hosted options? If you want help to know what MINISIS and MS Azure cloud options can do, don’t hesitate to give us a call.


MINISIS SMA Training Course:

Date Posted: March 04, 2019

MINISIS Inc. has an upcoming training course on the SMA which will be held here in Vancouver, B.C. in the MINISIS Inc. offices located at 1050 West Georgia Street,9th floor, Suite 950 in the Royal Centre. The training course will be four (4) days in length with prescribed training on: Maintain, Search, Exchange and Report modules along with the basic for MinAdmin/user management. The fifth (5th) day is reserved for your own specific details and plans with any MINISIS resource on site. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact MINISIS for more details.

When: May 27-31, 2019 (5 days)

Who: Interested MINISIS Clients - please contact Lorna Nishimura by e-mailing or calling 1-604-255-4366 if you are interested in attending, as space is limited.

Cost: $ 2,500.00 - if your current TSM is paid or $ 3,500.00 - if your TSM is outstanding or, you do not have a current TSM contract

Included: Snacks/beverages, all e-documentation, print outs and use of equipment (laptops) on site.

Class Size: Limited to (six) 6 resources

Other Details: MINISIS can assist with the hotel and airfare bookings but those costs (travel) will/can be added to the bill.

MINISIS Inc is hiring!

Date Posted: February 13, 2019

Due to increased projects and investment, MINISIS is expanding. Are you interested in a career with MINISIS, then check out the latest job postings. We need a few good people, are you one of them?

Indigenous people are strongly encouraged to apply.

We need "tree" feedback

Date Posted: July 5, 2018

M2A Tree Form

VANCOUVER – Do you want to participate or have your say on the design of the new Hierarchical Tree UX for our online products like M2A_ONLINE? If so,please download the form on the web site to get you copy of the questionnaire. If you do not have an online account, then please contact, Lorna (via email or call the office) to request the form.


Date Posted: July 3, 2018

SSA's 2018 Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON D.C. - MINISIS will be attending the SAA 2018’s Annual Meeting in Washington, DC from August 15th to 18th. If you are near or going to be in Washington during this time, let us know so we can plan a time to meet. For those of you not familiar with MINISIS and why the SAA…Integrated, innovative and imaginative. MINISIS Inc is a software house that has everything from: a proven archival management system, to a Trusted Digital Repository, to the latest in web technology.

VANCOUVER – What are you going to do to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day? As it is not a statutory holiday (yet?!), why not take a few minutes in your day and challenge yourself to learn more about Canada’s indigenous peoples and their languages, centuries of survival technogies, cultures, arts and oral histories?

Date Posted: June 21, 2018

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If you cannot go outside and visit a nearby indigenous community, or an indigenous event or reserve, there is still plenty to do online! Why not review artefacts, books and archives at the Cree Cultural Institute? Or, go to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s archived web site to read about the Indian Residential School (IRS) System and the findings of the Commission. Or, perhaps research IRS documents, videos and images in one of Canada’s largest, coast to coast to coast digital archives at the NCTR . Review the findings of years of research and hearings into the Indian Residential School System, that the Canadian government supported from the 1800s to late 1900s. See if you can find the actual start and actual end dates to the IRS (Hint: at the NCTR, there is an interactive timeline under the map! The answer may surprise you.). Let everyone, indigenous or non-indigenous, take the time to explore how all of our cultures and languages have been interlinking and shared! Take the time to ask questions, and realize we are not so different . Learn where words like “kayak”, “igloo”, “caribou”, “chipmunk” or “muskeg” come from. Again, open the dialogue, do what you can to learn more about indigenous peoples and communities. With knowledge and respect we can ensure there is a united powerful future for all of us in our “Kanata”. (…And hey, don’t stop there, review information on the Ngai Tahu indigenous peoples of New Zealand and other indigenous collections at the University of Canterbury and Otago University . Let’s celebrate our differences and cherish our similarities!

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Heading to New Orleans in June? Then be certain to visit our booth (#3718), at the American Libraries Association’s 2018 annual conference. If you would like to schedule an appointment with our staff, please contact us at: with a subject line : “ALA2018 appointment request”. We also look forward to visiting with one of our oldest clients, (and check them out if you are in the big easy or even online today!) the Historic New Orleans Collection (

COSA WEBMINAR - Practicing Digital Archiving: Journey from Triage to Enterprise

Date Posted: May 18, 2018 | 2:00pm Eastern

Wondering about what to do with your digital assets? How to manage them? How to preserve them? You may be interested in an online webinar being delivered to the Council of State Archivists by one of the most knowledgeable and practical experts on Trusted Digital Repositories and Archives, Marisa Villeneuve Bruhns of MITLL. The following link will lead you to the free registration page.

New Adler Collections Homepage

Date Posted: March 19, 2018

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Check out the updated collections homepage for the Adler Planetarium! Users can now browse a set of featured objects, as well as a series of featured collections like telescopes, historic photographs, and globes.

Boolean Operators Introduction

Date Posted: January 11, 2018

Are you new to advanced querying? Watch our quick intro to boolean operators to learn more about these powerful search tools!

Check Out the Updated London Metropolitan Archives Online Catalogue

Date Posted: December 12, 2017

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The LMA recently launched a new updated online catalogue with the help of the team here at MINISIS ... Read more here