POMONA, Calif., January 10, 1997 -- Auto-Graphics Inc. today announced Kate Robinson Howe has joined the company as a library systems consultant for New England and Mid-Atlantic regions including Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina.
Howe will be responsible for consulting, sales and system implementation support for libraries and library consortia adopting Auto-Graphics' Impact/Online system for sharing library resources via a worldwide web site. She will report to Jim Benn, national sales manager.
A professional librarian with over 13 years of experience working with library automation vendors, Howe is well-known in the industry. Her exposure to the library world began at an early age. Howe's father, Charlie Robinson, recently retired after serving as the longtime director of the Baltimore County Public Library.
Howe was most recently a sales manager for CARL Corporation, developing sales programs for graphical user interface products for a nationwide customer base. Previously, Howe had served as regional sales manager for Information Access Company, directing sales of online and Internet database, and CD-ROM products. She also spent six years with CLSI Inc., where she was responsible for a variety of activities for sales of the company's library automation systems.
A graduate of Simmons College and Goucher College, Howe is a member of the American Library Association and the Public Library Association.
Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTC:AUGR) has capitalized on new technology as it becomes available, providing information publishing and database resource sharing systems to the publishing and library communities.