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May 7, 2012

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates, a SydneyPLUS Affiliate, announced that Dr. Carlos A. Cuadra, the company’s President, Judith Wanger, Executive Vice President, and Gloria N. Cuadra, Chief Financial Officer, have left the company. Dr. and Mrs. Cuadra have retired; Ms. Wanger, who co-founded the company, has left to pursue new endeavors. Phil Green, who is the head of The Inmagic Division of SydneyPLUS, now leads the Cuadra management team. Long-time Cuadra managers, Dr. David M. Abels (service and support), Dr. Neil G. Cuadra (development), and Ilene Slavick (sales and marketing), will continue managing their respective parts of the company under Mr. Green’s leadership.

April 5, 2012

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates announced the release of version 2.0 of STAR Knowledge Center for Archives (SKCA), its acclaimed archival collections management solution. The centerpiece of this new release is the new Research Services module. SKCA users requested the new module because they wanted to integrate the tracking of requests with the cataloging data that they already have in SKCA. They needed to be able to track the work done by archives staff on behalf of researchers, including actions such as pulling materials from storage, photocopying, digitizing, and research.

December 6, 2011

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Roosevelt University is taking advantage of new archives management software to provide for public access to its archives. Its extensive catalog of archival materials has now been made available for searching over the Internet. The software involved is STAR Knowledge Center for Archives, a product of Los Angeles-based Cuadra Associates.

August 4, 2010

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates announced the release of STAR Knowledge Center for Archives, a new, completely browser-based solution for archival collections management. The product builds on features from Cuadra’s earlier collections management solution, STAR/Archives, and provides clients with additional ways to make their collections accessible and visible.

January 26, 2009

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Roosevelt University has implemented STAR/Archives as its archival collections management solution. STAR/Archives, a product of Cuadra Associates, Inc., supports the management of archival collections of all types. It works with Cuadra’s acclaimed STAR knowledge management software and follows the international standards for archival description--ISAD (g), DACS, Dublin Core, and EAD.

October 01, 2004

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates, Inc. announced the availability of its Cuadra STAR Application Solution Provider Service. The new service allows customers to access the power and functionality of the STAR family of applications on a hosted-server basis.

July 30, 2004

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates, Inc. announced a new version of STAR/Archives, its archives collections management system. Version 2.0, which is now available to CA''s customers, features both browser-based retrieval across collections and allows for dynamic generation of finding aids from within the public access catalog.

October 28, 2001

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates and Access Innovations, Inc. have introduced MAI STAR, combining Cuadra''s STAR information management and retrieval system with Access''s Data Harmony Machine Aided Indexer.

August 4, 2000

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates, developer of the STAR information management software, has announced a new library automation product designed to meet the needs and budgets of small and medium-size libraries.

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) STAR/RIMS-E, the new client-server software for managing both electronic and non-electronic documents, was certified in July by the Department of Defense as compliant with DoD 5015.21-STD. This is the records management application standard developed for DoD organizations and endorsed by the National Archives and Records Administration for use by other federal agencies.

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) Cuadra Associates, developer of the STAR information management and retrieval software, has announced a new product designed to meet the needs and budgets of small and medium size museums, historical societies, and permanent archives, The product addresses their most important single technical requirement: collections management.

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March 1998

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) American Printing House for the Blind has made its database, covering the availability of Braille books, large type books, music scores, electronic books, sound recordings and tactile graphics, accessible through the Internet through the STAR information management and retrieval system.

February 15, 1993

(Cuadra Associates, Inc.) The Library of Congress selected the Cuadra/STAR software for a new Integrated Library System, to be used in its Congressional Research Service. The software is a product of Cuadra Associates, Inc. based in Los Angeles.

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