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DRA completes purchase of muItiLIS

Library Systems Newsletter [November 1994]

Data Research Associates, Inc. (DRA) has completed its purchase of the multiLIS library automation system from Sobeco Ernst & Young. This acquisition was first mentioned in the June issue of LSN.

As part of the purchase, more than 300 multiLIS customers in the United States, Canada, South America, and Europe will now be supported by DRA and its new subsidiary, DRA Information, based in Montreal. The acquisition provides DRA additional product offerings for school (K-12) libraries and for customers who desire an automation product based on the UNIX platform.

Madeleine Balcer, former Director of the multiLIS division of Sobeco Ernst & Young, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of DRA Information, which is staffed by former multiLIS employees.

[Contact: Data Research Associates, Inc., 1276 North Warson Road, P.O. Box 8495, St. Louis, MO 63132-1806; (314) 432-1100 or (800) 325-0888; FAX (314) 993-8927; or DRA Information, 505 Rene-Levesque Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1Y7 Canada.]

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Publication Year:1994
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 14 Number 11
Issue:November 1994
Page(s):83
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Company: Data Research Associates, Inc.
Sobeco, Ernst & Young
Products: MultiLIS
Subject: Mergers and acquisitions
ISSN:0277-0288
Record Number:5352
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Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00
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