POMONA, Calif., May 23, 2000 - Michael K. Skiles, former President at Gaylord Information Systems, has been named President of Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGR), a leading provider of Internet based physical and virtual bibliographic catalogs and interlibrary loan systems for libraries. Prior to Gaylord, Mr. Skiles was Vice President at Data Research Associates.
In his newly appointed position as President, Mr. Skiles' responsibility will include Auto-Graphics' Library Services Division and LibraryCard, Inc. "Mr. Skiles provides the Company with a level of professional management capability that will provide a good foundation for growing the Company in today's exciting information technology business sector" stated Mr. Robert S. Cope, Chairman of the Board of Auto-Graphics.
While responding to questions regarding his career move, Mr. Skiles stated "I enjoy business environments of rapid change and the application of technology to the service of customers. Auto-Graphics is in a period of dynamic change, and I am looking forward to the challenge of leading this organization through this process of evolution".
Auto-Graphics, a provider of Internet based physical and virtual bibliographic catalogs and interlibrary loan systems for libraries. Customers include Alibris, State of Connecticut, Houghton Mifflin, State of Oklahoma, State of Kansas, State of Tennessee and State of Texas. The Company's web site is located at http://www.auto-graphics.com.
LibraryCard.com is an Internet portal site, which will make bibliographic and other reference type information and services available to the public. The LibraryCard web site is located at www.librarycard.com.