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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 (418 libraries, 534 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 357
Academic libraries: 33
School libraries: 12
71 libraries have migrated away from this system.
A total of 534 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
Wednesday Mar 22, 2017
All 206 Press Releases from Auto-Graphics, Inc.
10 most recent items:
March 11, 2017. Indiana library consortia break down individual library collection silos with Auto-Graphics’ SHAREit.
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’ SHAREit improves the ACCESSPA fulfillment rate.
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. Indiana State Library Chooses Auto-Graphics' SHAREit.
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.
May 5, 2016. Auto‐Graphics, Inc Expands California Presence With VERSO ILS.
Auto‐Graphics, Inc., a leading provider of tools, technologies, and software developed to power libraries, and Nevada County Library, are pleased to announce the selection and successful migration of Auto‐Graphics' VERSO®, as the new Integrated Library System.
April 14, 2016. The Auto-Graphics’ SHAREit ILL era begins in the state of South Dakota.
Auto-Graphics, Inc., a leading provider of tools, technologies, and software developed to power libraries, and South Dakota State Library, proudly announce the selection of Auto-Graphics’ SHAREit™, as the statewide resource sharing system.
February 23, 2016. Agent Information Software, Inc. announces Second Quarter 2015 Earnings.
Agent Information Software reported a net income of $142,166 for the first half year ended June 30, 2015, up $280,787 over the first half year 2014 losses. The net income was less than the forecast for the first half year by $10,706 or 7%. Net sales for the first half year ended June 30, 2015 were $2,485,828, which met the forecast and were up $351,621 or 16% from $2,134,207 for the same period last year, due to the increase of recurring revenues.
June 27, 2015. Auto-Graphics, Inc expands California presence With VERSO ILS.
Auto-Graphics and Rancho Mirage Public Library announce the selection and successful migration and go live of Auto-Graphics' VERSO, as the new Integrated Library System. After a competitive and thorough RFP process, Rancho Mirage Public Library, RMPL, selected Auto-Graphics as the vendor of choice with their latest iteration of ILS software.
June 5, 2015. Auto-Graphics' continues growth in mid-tier public library market.
Auto-Graphics and La Porte County Public Library, announce the selection of Auto-Graphics' VERSO, as the new Integrated Library System.
May 21, 2015. Auto-Graphics Inc. Introduces a unique OCLC WMS bibliographic connector.
Auto-Graphic announced that SHAREit has been integrated with OCLC's WorldShare Management Services ILS for their statewide and provincial customers. The new WMS module allows SHAREit to fully interact with OCLC WMS ILS systems in the same manner as any standard ILS using Z39.50. The WMS integration provides bibliographic data discovery, item level detail including availability, and related circulation status.
May 5, 2015. Agent Information Software, Inc. announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings.
Agent Information Software reported a net income of $85,401 for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, up $165,446 over first quarter 2014 losses. The net income exceeded the forecast for the first quarter by $24,574 or 40%. Net sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 were $1,207,098, which met the forecast and were up $157,217 or 15% from $1,049,881 for the same period last year, due to the increase of recurring revenues.