POMONA, CA., October 17, 2001 - Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTC:BB AUGR) and Corey Patick, Chairman of the Special Shareholders Committee the "Shareholder Committee"), jointly announced today that the Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Special Meeting") that is to take place at Auto-Graphic's, Inc. (the "Company") offices on October 31, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. is cancelled.
Corey Patick and Robert S. Cope, President and Chairman of the Board of the Company, have met on several occasions to address the Shareholder Committee's concerns. Mr. Patick states "he believes the Shareholder Committee's concerns are substantially being addressed by the Company". Both Mr. Patick and Mr. Cope are looking forward to the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders at the Company's offices tentatively scheduled for November 27, 2001 at 3:00 p.m.
Auto-Graphics, Inc. is a provider of Web-based information publishing and Internet database resource sharing systems for over 9,000 libraries. Auto-Graphics, Inc. is also an ASP supplier of library automation software and electronic publishing solutions and Internet based physical and virtual bibliographic catalog and interlibrary loan systems for libraries.
Customers include the states of Texas, Connecticut, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Kansas. The Company's web site is located at www.auto-graphics.com.