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- Paul R. Cope -- President
- Albert Flores -- Vice President of Sales
- Eric Jung -- Vice President of Operations
- Santosh Sabnis -- Director of Engineering
- Mike Walters -- Director of Marketing and Product
- Oliver Weiler -- Manager of Computer Operations
- Mary Clark -- Product Manager, SHAREit
- Ted Koppel -- Product Manager, VERSO ILS
Agent Information Software, Inc. (AIS) became a publicly traded company in 2010 and involved a one-for-one exchange of shares from previously traded brand Auto-Graphics, Inc. (AUGR since 1969). Stock market quotations for Agent Information Software common stock can be found on Yahoo Finance under the ticker symbol AIFS. (from company investor page)
Library automation systems
Auto-Graphics, Inc. offers the following Integrated Library Systems:
- AGent VERSO (425 libraries, 540 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 361
Academic libraries: 33
School libraries: 12
83 libraries have migrated away from this system.
A total of 540 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by Auto-Graphics, Inc..
|Jan 20, 2009||
Auto-Graphics announces AGent Iluminar as its new generation presentation layer.|
Auto-Graphics releases AGent Search Web Service.|
|Apr 1, 2005||
Paul R. Cope appointed President of Auto-Graphics.|
Auto-Graphics releases AGent VERSO.|
|Jun 14, 2004||
Patrick T. Bergamasco joins Auto-Graphics as the new Chief Executive Officer.|
|May 17, 2004||
Auto-Graphics, Inc. announces deregistration.|
|Jun 15, 2001||
Auto-Graphics, Inc. acquires WINGS Request Management System from Pigasus Software.|
|Feb 1, 2001||
Auto-graphics acquires Maxcess Library Systems.|
|May 23, 2000||
Michael Skiles appointed to position of President of Auto-Graphics, Inc..|
|Jan 10, 2000||
Auto-Graphics, Inc. launches LibraryCard, Inc. and Dataquad as new subsidiaries.|
|Aug 1, 1997||
Auto-Graphics subsidiary purchases ISM's library services division.|
Auto-Graphics releases Impact /ONLINE.|
Auto-Graphics acquires LIBerator Library Management System.|
Auto-Graphics delivers CD-ROM based Public Access Library catalogs.|
Auto-Graphics produces its first library catalog produced from a database.|
Auto-Graphics, Inc. acquires Leaps.|
Cope Typesetting becomes Auto-Graphics, Inc. and begins trading as a public company.|
Auto-Graphics founded as Cope Typesetting.|
Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides
The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Auto-Graphics, Inc., or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.
Smart Libraries Newsletter
Auto-Graphics: A Library Automation Pioneer Strengthens Its Position for Library Consortia
Auto-Graphics has been landing an increasing number of consortial contracts for its AGent VERSO ILS, demonstrating its standing as one of the stronger mid-level library automation vendors in the library automation industry. Their newest clients include a large statewide consortium in Tennessee. This project stands as a significant win for Auto-Graphics and also marks the first time that Tennessee has sponsored a statewide library automation initiative. In a phase of library automation where open source automation projects gain considerable attention, it demonstrates that proprietary systems continue to be regarded as viable alternatives.
Smart Libraries Newsletter
Auto-Graphics launches ASP digital library product
Auto-Graphics, Inc. News
Monday Sep 24, 2018
All 218 Press Releases from Auto-Graphics, Inc.
10 most recent items:
April 24, 2018. Auto-Graphics continues evolving its digital collection solution with the release of MONTAGEdc V2.2.
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. Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) selects Auto-Graphics SHAREit for resource sharing.
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. Agent Information Software (AIFS) releases Third Quarter 2017 Earnings.
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. Interlibrary Loan Resource Sharing User Group Conference Hosted by Industry Pioneer, Auto-Graphics.
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. Agent Information Software (AIFS) publishes 2017 Second Quarter Earnings.
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 releases enhanced inter-library loan functionality with latest release of SHAREit, the industry's leading resource sharing solution.
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. Agent Information Software (AIFS) Publishes 2017 First Quarter Earnings.
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 delivers complete desktop-to-mobile ILS integration with the release of Auto-Graphics’ Library Mobile for VERSO.
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 expands SHAREit Product Management to meet continued ppen platform-based resource sharing demand.
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. keeps adding to its impressive statewide library resource-sharing portfolio with sales of SHAREit.
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.