POMONA, CA. – June 14, 2010 – Auto-Graphics, Inc., a technology innovator providing library automation solutions for 40 years, today announced that Jan Sheppard, has been appointed the Eastern Regional Library Sales Consultant. Sheppard brings more than two decades of library experience to the team. In this role, Sheppard will be responsible for building and maintaining client relationships and expanding sales initiatives across the AGent library automation platform.
"Auto-Graphics has a history of finding the right people for the right job and Jan Sheppard is no exception. I’ve known and worked with Jan in various positions throughout my time in the library business and I am pleased that she is now a member of our sales department. Jan brings to our clients her years of experience, her attention to detail and a firsthand knowledge of the business of running a library. I look forward to working with her to bring a new perspective to the libraries we will serve," commented Auto-Graphics’ North American Sales Director, Marc Roberson.
A library industry veteran, prior to joining Auto-Graphics Sheppard has held positions with Envisionware, VTLS, Ex Libris, SirsiDynix and OCLC. Throughout her career, Sheppard has worked with libraries to provide long-term software solutions to meet the needs of the modern library. Sheppard earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina.
About Auto-Graphics, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics has been a technology innovator for more than six decades, providing data automation solutions to customers across multiple industries. For 40 years, Auto-Graphics, a subsidiary of Agent Information Software, has helped libraries of all sizes become more efficient and patron-centric. The AGent integrated product suite – currently used by more than 5,500 libraries in North America – is comprised of AGent Iluminar a next generation patron user interface; AGent VERSO a complete integrated library system; AGent Resource Sharing a robust interlibrary loan and consortial borrowing solution; and AGent Search a powerful federated search application. AGent products are standards-compliant, built with an open systems architecture and are available via the Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted delivery model. For more information, please visit www.auto-graphics.com.