Auto-Graphics Names New Sales Executives; Julie Pitcher and Christine Kirby Join Library Sales Team.
POMONA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 23, 1999--Two new sales executives have been named to the staff of Auto-Graphics Inc. (OTC OTC
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Julie Pitcher and Christine Kirby will be responsible for sales for libraries and library consortia using Auto-Graphics' Impact/MARCit(TM), Impact/TRACEit(TM), AVISO(TM) and the full suite of Impact/ONLINE(TM) system software for sharing library resources via the Web.
Both Pitcher and Kirby bring extensive library automation experience to their new positions at Auto-Graphics.
"We're looking forward to the expertise Julie and Christine will contribute as we move forward in expanding our broad range of Web-based services and optimizing our business opportunities in electronic information-sharing, including our Z39.50 services and our new AG Gateway(TM) product that is currently in development," said Bill Kliss, chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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AG Gateway will be used as a standalone product or in conjunction with Impact/ONLINE and centralizes a variety of library functions including Z39.50 management and access to reference databases the library makes available on the Web, said Kliss.
Most recently a regional manager for Ameritech Library Services, Pitcher was also formerly with Dynix Automated Library Systems (company) Dynix Automated Library Systems - The world's largest supplier of library automation systems with European offices in France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK.
Dynix sell two library management systems - Horizon (client/server) and, Dynix (host-based). . Pitcher's library automation experience also includes experience as media department head for the Library-Media Center in Cache County, Utah Cache County is a county located in the U.S. state of Utah, comprising the Cache Valley, up to the Idaho border, and the surrounding mountains. The Bear River Mountains, the northernmost extension of the Wasatch Range, which reach as high as 10,000 feet, cover the eastern half of , where she served as project manager responsible for automating the library media centers of the county's 22 schools. She holds a bachelor's degree in english/instructional technology and library science from Utah State University Utah State University, mainly at Logan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered 1888, opened 1890. It publishes Utah Science, Western Historical Quarterly, and Western American Literary Journal. , and is currently working towards a master's degree in training and development at Utah State University.
Kirby's experience includes information services sales positions with Gaylord Information Systems, Ameritech Library Systems and OCLC/Local Systems Division. Kirby has also served as special services consultant for the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Florida State Library. Earlier, Kirby held a variety of librarian positions with a number of local libraries including the Orlando Public Library, as well as New York State Library The New York State Library is part of the New York State Education Department. The Library and its sister institutions, the New York State Museum and New York State Archives, are housed in the Cultural Education Center. . Kirby holds a master's degree in library science and a bachelor's degree in english from State University of New York (body) State University of New York - (SUNY) The public university system of New York State, USA, with campuses throughout the state. at Albany.
Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics provides Web-based information publishing and database resource sharing systems to the publishing and library communities. The company's Web site is located at http://www.auto-graphics.com.