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February 01, 2005

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies moves from Dynix ILS to Horizon. Dynix announced that the Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies will replace its Dynix ILS system of nine years with the Horizon Information Management System. [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. City of Toulouse in France selects DRA Taos. The City of Toulouse in France selects DRA Taos as the base for a wide regional consortium. The City''s project includes the research library with its historical collections, the public library and its twenty branches, the Regional School of Music and the Museum of Modern Art. Eventually, The Museum of Natural History and other institutions such as the School of Fine Arts will join the network. The City also has plans to add the brand new library that will host a multi-media center and many other new services. [Full Announcement].

August 21, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research extends expiration date and supplements offer. SIRSI Holdings Corp and Data Research Associates jointly announced the signing of an amendment to the merger agreement which provides for a subsidiary of SIRSI Holdings Corp to purchase all outstanding common stock of DRA, which, among other things, extends the expiration date of the offer to 12:00 Midnight, New York City time on Tuesday, August 28, 2001. [Full Announcement].

July 19, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates announces third quarter results. Data Research Associates, Inc announced that revenues for its third quarter of fiscal 2001, ended June 30, were $6.6 million, compared with $7.0 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2000. Earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2001 were $131,000, or three cents per share, compared with $507,000, or 11 cents per share, for the same period of fiscal 2000. During the current quarter DRA incurred expenses of $185,000 related to its pending acquisition by SIRSI Holdings Corp. [Full Announcement].

July 3, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Fairfax County Public Library awards DRA upgrade contract. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced Fairfax County (VA) Public Library will upgrade to DRA''s next-generation Taos system. The contract includes hardware, software, and services valued in excess of $900,000. [Full Announcement].

June 14, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. DRA and Ingram partner to offer EDI X12 purchase orders and invoices to libraries. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that it has teamed up with Ingram Library Services to make EDI Purchase Order and Invoice capability using the X12 format available to DRA customers. X12 is a current EDI standard supported by BASIC (Book and Serials Industry Communications), the book industry organization responsible for the development of EDI standards. The DRA-Ingram partnership gives libraries using the DRA Classic system the immediate ability to process X12 purchase orders and X12 invoices. Libraries using the DRA Taos system will achieve this capability with Ingram when the Taos Acquisitions module is released. [Full Announcement].

April 19, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates announces second quarter results. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that revenues for its second quarter of fiscal 2001, ended March 31, 2001, were $7.2 million, a 4% increase from the $7.0 million reported for the second quarter of fiscal 2000. Earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2001 were $209,000, or five cents per share basic and diluted, compared with $309,000, or seven cents per share basic and diluted, for the same period in fiscal 2000. Current quarter earnings were impacted by the company''s taking a one time charge of $262,000 for a pending tax matter. [Full Announcement].

March 21, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Astound records success with Data Research Associates in automating the library industry. Data Research Associates, a leader in the library automation industry, scored success with the Astound Conference Center. DRA has extended their customer market reach by using Astound to deliver software demonstrations as well as Real Time training sessions for their existing customer base. [Full Announcement].

January 18, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates Announces First Quarter Results. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that revenues for its first quarter of fiscal 2001, ended December 31, 2000, were $5.7 million, compared with $6.5 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2000. The company reported a loss for the first quarter of fiscal 2001 of $205,000, or four cents per share basic and diluted, compared with earnings of $206,000, or four cents per share basic and diluted, for the same period in fiscal 2000. [Full Announcement].

January 8, 2001

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research director resigns. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that Carole Cotton has resigned from the company''s Board of Directors effective January 8. [Full Announcement].

Data Research Associates, Inc.. DRA Vice President Stephen P. Newman resigns. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that Vice President Stephen P. Newman had resigned as an officer of the company. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates to integrate netLibrary eBooks with library automation systems. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced an agreement with netLibrary to integrate netLibrary eBooks into DRA''s Classic and Taos library automation systems. The resulting integrated system will provide easy access to eBooks by both librarians and library patrons. [Full Announcement].

November 28, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates elects new officer. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that its board of directors has elected Andrew P. Morrice as a vice president of the company. [Full Announcement].

November 16, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates announces fiscal 2000 results. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000, ended September 30, were $7.8 million, compared with $9.0 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 1999. For all of fiscal 2000, revenues were $28.3 million, compared with $30.0 for fiscal 1999. DRA president and CEO Michael J. Mellinger characterized the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2000 as a period of building the early reception for DRA''s new leading-edge Taos system. [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. DRA confirms discontinuation of contract negotiations with Harvard. Data Research Associates, Inc. confirmed that Harvard University is no longer negotiating a contract to install DRA''s Taos system as the basis for HOLLIS II, Harvard''s next-generation library automation project. DRA President and CEO Michael J. Mellinger noted that the Taos system is currently being actively implemented at both new and existing customer sites. [Full Announcement].

August 15, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools award DRA $1.1 million upgrade contract. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced the Fairfax County (VA) Public Schools will upgrade to DRA''s next-generation Taos system. The contract includes hardware, software, and services valued at more than $1.1 million. Implementation will be on a schedule to be determined during implementation planning. [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates retains investment banker to search for acquisitions. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that its board of directors has retained an investment banking firm, Crescendo Capital Partners, LLC, principally to provide assistance in identifying and qualifying strategic acquisitions and investments and to provide other financial advisory services. [Full Announcement].

July 20, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates, Inc. announces third quarter results. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced that revenues for its third quarter of fiscal 2000, ended June 30, were $7.0 million, compared with $7.7 million for the third quarter of fiscal 1999. Earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2000 were $507,000, or 11 cents per share, compared with $736,000, or 14 cents per share, for the same period of fiscal 1999. [Full Announcement].

April 20, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Data Research Associates, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Results. Data Research Associates, Inc. announced today that revenues for its second quarter of fiscal 2000, ended March 31, were $7.0 million, at the same level reported for the second quarter of fiscal 1999. Earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2000 were $309,000, or seven cents per share basic and diluted, compared with $211,000, or four cents per share basic and diluted, for the same period in fiscal 1999. [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2000

Data Research Associates, Inc.. Library leader chooses DRA Taos. DRA announced the selection of Taos, its next-generation library automation system, by Park City Library of Park City, UT. [Full Announcement].

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