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GEAC COMPUTER CORPORATION LIMITED - ETOBICOKE PUBLIC LIBRARIES SELECTS ADVANCE.



MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MAY 9, 1995--GEAC COMPUTER CORP. (TSE See Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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) Geac Computer Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that the Etobicoke Public Libraries (EPL 1. EPL - Early PL/I.
2. EPL - Experimental Programming Language.
3. EPL - Eden Programming Language. U Washington. Based on Concurrent Euclid and used with the Eden distributed OS. Influenced Emerald and Distributed Smalltalk.
) in Etobicoke, Ontario, has signed an agreement with Geac Canada Limited to upgrade its current Geac Library Information System to the ADVANCE Integrated Library System An integrated library system, or ILS, is an enterprise resource planning system for a library, used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and patrons who have borrowed. .

The EPL, the 1994 recipient of the Minister's Provincial Award for Innovation, is a leader in providing technological solutions to address customer needs. The implementation of ADVANCE will be on a Motorola PowerPC MP601 server. With over 1 million titles, 2 million items, and 4 million annual circulations, the ADVANCE Integrated Library System will enhance EPL's ability to provide the public with access to information. The EPL will also offer library customers a greater number of services, including access to electronic databases and Z39.50 compliant services on the Internet with Geac's client/server online catalog product, GeoPac.

"The ADVANCE system will enable the Etobicoke Public Libraries to meet the increasing public demand for service through our information network," said Library CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  Jennifer Milne. "We also expect that the ADVANCE System will also provide greater flexibility in offering information services to our customers."

Marcel Bernard, Vice-President, Corporate Operations of Geac Computer Corporation Limited, added, "We are pleased with the Etobicoke Public Libraries' decision to upgrade to ADVANCE. The Library has been a valued Geac customer since 1982."

Geac Computer Corporation Limited delivers complete Unix, client/server and other computer solutions to various vertical markets, including: libraries, financial institutions, hotels, clubs, construction, property management, newspaper, quick service restaurants, manufacturing and distribution companies. Geac has business centres in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Australia and New Zealand. Geac is a publicly traded company publicly traded company

A company whose shares of common stock are held by the public and are available for purchase by investors. The shares of publicly traded firms are bought and sold on the organized exchanges or in the over-the-counter market.
 with its common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange Toronto Stock Exchange (TSE)

Canada's largest stock exchange, trading approximately 1,200 company stocks and 33 options.
 (Symbol - GAC).

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