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April 24, 2018

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics announced the latest release of the industry’s easiest to use and most affordable digital collection solution, MONTAGEdc V2.2. MONTAGEdc clients local to the Auto-Graphics’ California headquarters include Chaffey College and the City of Ontario Library.

April 5, 2018

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics, Inc., provider of the first Web-based library resource management solution to library consortia and innovative developer of many resource sharing industry “firsts”, announces that its cloud-based resource sharing solution, SHAREit, has been selected by Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). RAILS serves approximately 1,300 academic, public, school, and special library members, which represent more than 4,200 library facilities in a 27,000 square mile area across northern and western Illinois. Implementation of its new resource sharing system, named Find More Illinois, began in February 2018 with a pilot project of 21 academic, public, and school libraries from three shared catalog consortia. Expansion to other Illinois libraries that wish to participate is expected to begin as soon as fall 2018.

November 16, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) The parent company of Auto-Graphics, Inc., Agent Information Software (AIFS) (OTC:AIFS) today released the third-quarter 2017 earnings for the quarter ending September 30 for Auto-Graphics, Inc., an Industry leading library management software provider and the first to provide Web-based library resource management solutions to library consortia.

October 27, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics recently held their SHAREit resource sharing user group conference. These regularly scheduled meetings enable Auto-Graphics to support the diverse needs of the 14 U.S. states, consortia, and Canadian provincial systems using SHAREit, the library industry’s most popular Web-based resource sharing solution for statewide/provincial/consortia interlibrary loan since 1994.

August 23, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) The parent company of Auto-Graphics, Inc., Agent Information Software (AIFS) today released the second-quarter 2017 earnings for the quarter ending June 30 for Auto-Graphics, Inc., an Industry-leading library management software provider and the first to provide Web-based library resource management solutions to library consortia.

July 26, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics, Inc., the Industry-leading and first Web-based library resource management solutions provider, is pleased to announce that an update to its industry-leading resource-sharing solution, SHAREit, took place on July 11, 2017.

June 14, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) The parent company of Auto-Graphics, Inc., Agent Information Software (AIFS) today released the first-quarter 2017 earnings for the quarter ending March 31 for Auto-Graphics, Inc., an Industry-leading library management software provider and the first to provide Web-based library resource management solutions to library consortia.

May 18, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics announced the latest release to their AGent Library Management Platform, Auto-Graphics’ Library Mobile for VERSO, continuing the company’s investment in the industry it serves. This new real-time app is tightly integrated with back-end VERSO desktop business rules, which means library circulation rules such as e-book retention, placing holds, etc. are automatically recognized and enforced, unlike third-party mobile apps, to provide a complete, integrated solution.

May 10, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics, Inc., the Industry-leading and first Web-based library resource management solutions provider, is excited to announce the expansion of SHAREit product management due to continued expansion and growth of its open platform- based resource sharing solution, SHAREit. SHAREit is built on library standards such as Z39.50, SIP2, NCIP, and ISO ILL, ensuring SHAREit interoperates with pre-existing library software, no matter what vendor ILS is in place, unlike other resource sharing products.

April 26, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics announced it is coming off one of its best eighteen-month growth periods due to winning contracts for statewide SHAREit resource sharing systems. With 14 states representing almost 6,000 connected libraries utilizing the hybrid (virtual/physical) SHAREit resource sharing solution, Auto-Graphics continues to be the undisputed leader in the library resource sharing category, enabling public, K-12, academic, special, and correctional libraries to easily share materials.

April 18, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) The parent company of Auto-Graphics, Inc., Agent Information Software (AIFS) is publishing the 2016 audited earnings for Auto-Graphics, Inc., an Industry-leading library management software provider and the first to provide Web-based library resource management solutions to library consortia.

April 6, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Vermont Department of Libraries selected Auto‐Graphics to provide a new integrated library system and a resource sharing system, giving library patrons the ability to search across all participating libraries in the state.

March 11, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphic announce the implementation success the State of Indiana Library has had with SHAREit, the #1 library resource management solution available in North America. Looking to greatly expand resource sharing and reduce the amount of time spent managing borrowing and lending activities among public libraries, academic libraries, and special libraries within the State of Indiana, in 2016 the Indiana State Library entered into a competitive RFP process for a state-of-the-art interlibrary loan resource sharing system.

March 3, 2017

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics announced that ACCESSPA, a hybrid (virtual and union) catalog containing the collections of thousands of Pennsylvania public, K12, academic and special libraries, reported a 30% increase over their old fulfillment rate and reduced MARC record duplication by 62% in just the first year after switching to Auto-Graphics’ SHAREit, an interlibrary loan and consortial borrowing solution.

May 19, 2016

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphics and The Indiana State Library proudly announce the selection of Auto-Graphics' SHAREit, as the new state-wide Interlibrary Loan and resource sharing system.After a competitive RFP process, Auto-Graphics was selected by Indiana State Library as the vendor of choice with their latest iteration of ILL software. SHAREit helps libraries significantly reduce the amount of time spent on managing borrowing and lending activities, greatly improving staff workflow and patron satisfaction. The system will support 166 library systems representing nearly 25 million holdings across the state. Nearly every ILS vendor is represented from large complex consortial ILS systems to local independent systems. The key to the initiative was Auto-Graphics ability to integrate 166 total libraries, running 15 different ILS systems into the SHAREit patron based ILL module.

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