Modes Complete

Modes Complete is the fully-featured version of the Modes collections management pectystem.

Modes Complete is a SPECTRUM compliant application, but indexes, outputs and reports, validation and terminology control can be configured by the user.

Can be installed in single-user or multi-user (networked) configurations.

Public access is available through an optional web interface including plugins for WordPress.

Minimum hardware requirement

Client: Pentium 4 600 MHz processor with 512Mb RAM

Server: Pentium 4 2.8Ghz 1GB RAM (minimum) 4GB recommended

Operating system(s)

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008; Windows Server 2012; 32-Bit and 64-Bit

Database architecture

Client-Server system based on NexusDB database.  Datebase can support any field structure defined by a DTD – Object.DTD, EAD.DTD and TEI.DTD supplied and supported as standard.

Public access support

Modes offers hosting of Modes data for access through a bespoke website managed by Modes; or through a WordPress interface which can be managed directly by the user.

Backup support

Modes offers a range of backup options when closing down a file – Full backup, Incremental backup and Close without backing up. Backup directories can be customised to chosen Backup location.

Data auditing and cleaning

Modes provides a built in audit trail – when created, when modified, created by, modified by.  A range of data cleaning tools exist within the program.

Single user cost

£1000 +VAT to purchase Modes Complete.

12 months support is included in this price.

Five user cost

£3000 +VAT. 12 months support is included in this price. Additional user licences can be purchased for £500 +VAT per licence.

Additional pricing notes

50% discount for MODES for Windows users when they upgrade.

Modes Compact available for £500 +VAT (single user)

Training

On-site training for up to 6 delegates from £550 +VAT

Scheduled courses in Derby £110 +VAT per delegate, discounts available for more than one delegate.

Technical support

Support by phone, email, website and remote support 1 user £130 +VAT per year, 5 users £350 +VAT per year (first year included with purchase)

Special features

Modes Complete provides comprehensive support for object cataloguing any type of object, with links to procedure files for recording the management of SPECTRUM procedures. As well as images, any multimedia or document type can be linked to the database. For archivists, there is a suite of record templates mapped to ISAD(G), or alternatively a full EAD application. Can be installed in multi-user or standalone configurations. Supplied with predefined record templates, indexes and validation settings, which can all be configured by the user. Includes spell-checking and drag-and-drop attachment of multimedia.

Additional features:

  • Audit Trails – As standard
  • Password – As standard
  • Picklist – As standard
  • Thesaurus for data entry – As standard
  • Screen designer – As standard
  • Modifiable data structure – As standard
Image formats

BMP
PCX
TIFF
DXF
Targa
JPEG
PNG
GIF
PDF
EPS
PSD
ICO
JPC
IEV
LYR

Media formats

Any media type can be launched and played from within Modes Complete by association with any available media player installed on the computer.

Are image and media formats configurable
No
Integrated DAMS?

Under development.

ImageServer component integrated into web interface.

Support for integration with other DAMS

Data exchange based on XML / LinkedData

Business process automation

No.

Digital rights management

No.

Mobile support

No.

Remote thesauri

Yes.

User generated content

Yes.

API

Imports:

Data can be imported as XML. Package includes conversion utility for importing data from CSV.

Exports:

Data can be exported as XML, HTML, PDF, CSV, Text and RTF.

ECK ready
Yes
Protocols/interfaces

OAI-PMH - Free download
Linked Data/SPARQL - Standard

CIDOC CRM RDF
DIDL
DDI
IEEE_LOM
MARC
METS
MODS
OWL
PREMIS
RDA
RDF
SCORM
UK_LOM_Core
Can be mapped to any data schema

Museum / heritage standards

SPECTRUM

Spectrum procedures
Object Entry (primary)
Loans In (primary)
Pre-entry
Inventory
Location and Movement (primary)
Transport
Cataloguing (primary)
Condition Checking
Conservation
Risk Management
Insurance
Valuation
Audit
Rights Management
Use of Collections
Object Exit (primary)
Loans Out (primary)
Loss and Damage
Deaccession
Retrospective Documentation (primary)
Acquisition (primary)
Bibliographical records

No.

Bibliographic / library standards

None.

Archival records support

Yes.

Archival records standards

ISAD(G), EAD

Integration with other library and archive management systems

Data can be exchanged as XML

Support site URL
www.modes.org.uk  
Documentation url
www.modes.org.uk/software 
Contact postal address

Modes
Sadler Bridge Studios
Bold Lane
Derby
DE1 3NT
United Kingdom

Software developer name
Modes Users Association 
Software developer contact name
Richard Langley
Software developer contact address

Modes
Sadler Bridge Studios
Bold Lane
Derby
DE1 3NT
United Kingdom

Software developer email
richard@modes.org.uk
UK users and sites

More than 400 organisations use Modes Complete in UK.

International users and sites

None.

Referee

Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service, 35 users.

Other software
No
Publish records online
Yes
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