St. Louis, Missouri, USA - September 5, 1996: Data Research Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRAI) announced today that it had signed a $1.3 million contract with the Spokane County (WA) Library District for the installation of a turnkey (hardware and software) DRA library automation system. Initial revenue shipments from this contract are expected to begin in the company's fiscal fourth quarter, which ends September 30.
The Spokane County Library District is migrating from an INLEX library automation system. DRA purchased the INLEX system and other assets in 1993 and has supported the system and its customers since the purchase.
DRA, headquartered in St. Louis, is a leading systems integrator for libraries and other information providers, offering its own proprietary information services software; third-party software and hardware; Internet, World Wide Web and other networking services; and other related support services. DRA is the sole library automation vendor currently a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an industry consortium to develop Web standards and specifications. DRA's World Wide Web page is located at http://www.dra.com.