POMONA, CA. October 6, 2003 Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGR) is pleased to announce the premiere of its new corporate web site that was launched during its 2nd Annual User Group Conference in September. The company's web site has been restructured to unveil the all-new AGent logo that now serves as a visual overview of the product's positioning as a single solution via modular design. Also new to the Auto-Graphics web site is the product selector, an interactive tool designed to help library industry professionals find the right product for their libraries' needs. Some of the future website features will include an automated self-guiding product demonstration, a customer highlight section, and an online newsletter.
AGent is Auto-Graphics' premier library management system that allows users to simultaneously search multiple databases, full-text repositories, the web, and local catalogs through a single search interface. Modular by design, AGent makes one's technology investment work by providing the right level of infrastructure based on the client's current system architecture and future needs. The modular systems approach allows users to access the products they need without having to replace products that either still work or in which the users have a great deal invested. Offered as a hosted service or perpetual license, available AGent modules include Authentication, Portal, Resource Sharing (Interlibrary Loan), Cataloging, Statistics, and Circulation.
The new website was well received by the User Group Conference attendees. Jeff Hixon, Director of the Library Information Technology Division, Kansas State Library stated, The Auto-Graphics website projects a wonderful new image and forward-thinking direction of the company. Using the new AGent logo, I'm able to explain to my colleagues the many options and features available with the AGent product.
Auto-Graphics provides resource sharing and portal software services to clients who create, manage, publish and access information using the Internet. Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics has played a leading role in translating the rapid developments in computer and data processing technology into advanced products and services that are used by more than 10,000 libraries in North America. The Company's new web site is located at www.auto-graphics.com.