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June 25, 2014

Auto-Graphics releases new version of VERSO ILS at ALA 2014. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics unveiled the latest version of VERSO web-based integrated library system.

July 29, 2013

Auto-Graphics’ VERSO ILS, implemented in 95 public libraries across Tennessee with more to come. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced that it has implemented its VERSO integrated library system for 95 libraries throughout Tennessee. This large project is part of the initiative spearheaded by the Tennessee State Library and Archives in December 2011 by Tennessee’s Secretary of State, Tre Hargett, to provide a statewide ILS to centralize and share library technology in a way that hasn’t been done in Tennessee before and making library resources more readily available to their communities.

February 4, 2013

Massachusetts Virtual Catalog selects Auto-Graphics' SHAREit to provide a Statewide interlibrary loan platform. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced that the Massachusetts Virtual Catalog Governance Group has selected SHAREit to provide an NCIP-based interlibrary loan (ILL) platform for participating libraries throughout Massachusetts to replace SirsiDynix's URSA system. The award was the result of a comprehensive RFP process that included multiple stakeholder groups and incorporated input from directors at each of the nine library networks throughout the State.

December 10, 2012

Central Utah Collaborative ILS Project Selects Auto-Graphics' VERSO ILS. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced that the Central Utah Collaborative ILS Project has selected VERSO as the replacement integrated library system for nine libraries throughout Utah. CUCP selected Auto-Graphics' Software as a Service (cloud based implementation which provides full system support and maintenance and includes real-time upgrades and product enhancements. The technology upgrade was facilitated by a grant from the Utah State Library which will defray the initial migration and staff training costs and provide patrons in the region with more seamless access to local resources.

October 3, 2012

Auto-Graphics partners with FastPencil to power libraries with book publishing capabilities. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics and FastPencil announced a partnership that provides library patrons with access to FastPencil's book publishing engine through its Library Management Platform. Library members will have the ability to use FastPencil's next-generation publishing platform to write, design, publish and sell books in print and digital formats directly through their local libraries.

September 5, 2012

Library Management Network in Alabama selects Auto-Graphics' VERSO ILS. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphic announced that the Library Management Network has selected VERSO ILS to replace its Innovative Interfaces Millennium system for 13 libraries in 10 counties across north Alabama. This multi-type consortium consisting of academic, public, and high school libraries has chosen Auto-Graphics' cloud based implementation which provides full system support and maintenance and includes real-time upgrades and product enhancements. In addition to being selected through a formal RFP process, Auto-Graphics worked with LMN to conduct comprehensive speed testing to ensure that system performance would not be affected by switching from an on-premise installation to the cloud based implementation.

June 20, 2012

Auto-Graphics announces development of eContent Discovery Platform. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphic announced the development of its eContent discovery platform. Key features will be added to improve Auto-Graphics' entire product line including its VERSO Library Management Platform, SHAREit interlibrary loan and consortial borrowing solution and its SEARCHit federated search solution. Enhancements to the product line include a dynamic FRBR inspired clustered results set, increased control through a digital rights management facility, Z39.50 enhancements and seamless access to third party technologies through a newly designed interface developed using the HTML5 standard.

June 18, 2012

Auto-Graphics' VERSO Library Management Platform Integrates with TALKINGtech's i-tiva Automated Interactive Communication and Messaging Solution. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced the integration of TALKINGTech's i-tiva automated interactive communication and messaging solution with its VERSO Library Management Platform. With integration of i-tiva to VERSO, libraries now have the option to offer end users access to account information and alerts via outbound phone calls and text messaging services. This efficient automatic self-service solution simultaneously extends the hours of the library while significantly freeing up library staff time.

June 14, 2012

Auto-Graphics Announces SmartPay Online Payment Integration with its VERSO Library Management Platform. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced the integration of Comprise's SmartPAY Online payment solution with its VERSO Library Management Platform. The addition of SmartPAY to the VERSO product offering provides libraries with a secure online payment facility directly through the library catalog. This capability provides unlimited opportunities for forward thinking libraries to offer 24/7 payment functionality completely integrated with their Library Management Platform. While the product integration at the most basic level provides libraries with a way to increase monetary collections and reduce wait times at the circulation desk, it also provides the opportunity for libraries to offer and collect payment for cost-based eContent directly through their library website.

May 11, 2012

Auto-Graphics Selected to Continue to Provide JerseyCat Interlibrary Loan Services. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

The New Jersey State Library has signed an agreement with Auto-Graphics to continue to provide the interlibrary loan services that support the JerseyCat interlibrary loan system. This system provides New Jersey’s libraries with access to a broad range of materials through the JerseyCat portal and participating library websites, supplemented by access to collections nationwide.

January 20, 2012

Auto-Graphics releases new version of VERSO ILS software at ALA Midwinter 2012. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics 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.

January 17, 2012

Auto-Graphics strengthens its executive management team. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced the expansion of its executive management team with the addition of experienced software veterans, Robert Brown and Phillip DeLong. Brown has been appointed Executive Vice President, focused on expanding and strengthening Auto-Graphics' product and service offerings, brand value and customer satisfaction in the marketplace while positively impacting the company's key performance metrics to improve shareholder value. DeLong joins Auto-Graphics as the Vice President of Product Management and has been tasked with leading the team responsible for delivering the company's software and services product strategy.

December 6, 2011

Tennessee State Library and Archives selects Auto-Graphics' AGent VERSO to deliver statewide ILS. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced that the Tennessee State Library and Archives has selected the AGent VERSO Consortial Edition, to provide a statewide integrated library system to 100 libraries throughout Tennessee. AGent VERSO's Consortial Edition provides TSLA libraries with a superior level of technology that will advance the system of each of its members. Library staff will have the ability to define localized features and functions in the OPAC as well as develop library specific circulation, lending and borrowing policies. The patrons will have the ability to view and manage their library account, create reading lists, access eBooks, place holds and renew items online.

June 24, 2011

Auto-Graphics Releases iLib2Go, a free iPhone Application. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphic announced that iLib2Go, its free iPhone Application will be available after July 1, 2011 through the Apple App Store. All current AGent VERSO customers will be able to offer this service to their patrons at no additional charge. The simple, user-friendly app enables patrons and staff to securely search their library's holdings, place reserves, renew items and more - anyplace and anytime through their iPhone.

June 22, 2011

New white paper explains how libraries can achieve significant time and staff cost savings by Implementing NCIP. Auto-Graphics, Inc.

Auto-Graphics announced the availability of a new white paper titled Determining Staff Cost Savings Using the NCIP Calculator. The paper illustrates how libraries can benefit from implementing the NISO Circulation Interchange Protocol (NCIP) between their resource sharing and circulation systems and provides information to access online tools developed by Auto-Graphics to assist individuals in measuring potential staff cost savings using NCIP at the state and/or individual library level.

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