Auto-Graphics, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Michael Walters
Director of Marketing & Product
Auto-Graphics, Inc.
(909) 569-1544
maw@auto-graphics.com

Auto-Graphics Releases New Version of VERSO ILS Software at ALA Midwinter 2012
System Enhancements Provide Additional Functionality to Meet the Needs of Large Complex Library Systems and Consortia

POMONA, CA. — January 20, 2012 -- Auto-Graphics, Inc., a leading provider of library automation solutions for over 40 years, today announced that it will be showcasing Version 3.9 of its VERSO integrated library system at the ALA Midwinter Meeting 2012 in Dallas, TX. Part of the AGent® family of Library Automation Software & Solutions, Version 3.9 incorporates nearly 200 enhancements to the VERSO system with improvements to the User Administration, Circulation, Serials, Acquisitions and Cataloging functions. These new features are a direct result of customer feedback and are focused on streamlining workflow, improving speed and providing better cohesion between modules.

"The enhancements in Version 3.9 underline Auto-Graphics' commitment to working with the library community to add features and functions to existing modules in order to provide major impact by simplifying workflow and reducing the number of steps required to accomplish daily tasks," said Ted Koppel, VERSO product manager at Auto-Graphics. "At this time when library budgets are being stretched, these VERSO 3.9 changes allow library staff to further leverage the VERSO software and significantly reduce the amount of time and effort required to manage their processes."

The following key improvements to VERSO will be demonstrated in the exhibits hall at the Dallas Convention Center, booth # 1139, from January 20-24:

About Auto-Graphics, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Auto‐Graphics is a technology innovator providing data management solutions to customers across multiple industries. Auto‐Graphics has helped libraries of all sizes become more efficient and patron‐centric. Auto‐Graphics’ browser based Library Management Platform for patrons and staff – currently used by more than 11,000 libraries in North America – is comprised of VERSO® our integrated library system; SHAREit™ our resource sharing product providing patron‐initiated sharing, circulation based interlibrary loan (using NCIP) and consortial borrowing solutions; SEARCHit™ the company's federated search and discovery module, and MONTAGE their brand new Digital Collection Management software. All products, part of the AG Library Service Platform, are fully compliant with ISO and NISO standards, and are available through the more effective Cloud‐based delivery (SaaS ‐ Software as a Service) model. For more information, please visit www.auto-graphics.com, the Library pAGe blog, Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.

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