PRESS RELEASE: LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY SELECTS CIVIC TECHNOLOGIES' BUSINESSDECISION REPORTING AND MAPPING SERVICE TO BETTER SERVE THEIR LOCAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Pasadena, CA — April 11, 2005 — CIVIC Technologies, Inc. (CIVIC), the nation's leading provider of geographic information systems (GIS) for public libraries, announced today that the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) recently selected its BusinessDecision (www.businessdecision.info) reporting and mapping service to better serve their local business community. Businesses within the City of Los Angeles will now be able to perform the same type of consumer market, segmentation, and demographic analysis as the nation's top companies.

BusinessDecision will provide LAPL business patrons with comprehensive, geographically customizable, consumer-oriented data that includes ESRI's Community™ Tapestry™, one of the nations premiere market segmentation systems. "BusinessDecision provides the researcher with very useful demographic information and mapping tools for performing community and market analysis; and its ease of use is a real plus," commented Steve Newcomer, Director of the library's Information Technologies and Collections Division. Mr. Newcomer continued, "Strengthening small and medium sized businesses is yet another way that our library directly contributes to the economic growth and vitality of the city and region."

Mr. Marc Futterman, CIVIC President & CEO added that, "By selecting BusinessDecision, LAPL will offer robust information resources to their business community, enabling the library to play an instrumental role in the economic vitality of the city. Businesses are more likely to prosper when they use the accurate, geographically specific consumer market data in BusinessDecision. When local businesses prosper, communities prosper, and the library demonstrates it foresight, effectiveness, and value."

The Los Angeles Public Library joins a rapidly growing and diverse list of BusinessDecision customers including Beverly Hills Public Library, California; Burlington County Public Library, New Jersey; Contra Costa County Public Library, California; Forsyth County Public Library, Georgia; Glendora Public Library, California; St. Charles City-County Library System, Missouri; and, Ventura County Public Library, California.
Community Tapestry is a trademark of ESRI, registered in the United States.

About the LAPL
The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest urban population of any library in the country. Its Central library, 71 branch libraries, six million books and state-of-the-art technology provide everyone with free and easy access to information and the opportunity for life-long learning. For further information, visit the Library's Web site at www.lapl.org.

About CIVIC
CIVIC Technologies, Inc. provides a full suite of web services, customized applications, and consulting services to meet the complete GIS needs of public libraries and businesses — from small and medium enterprises to Fortune 500 companies — across a diverse range of industries. CIVIC Technologies enables its customers to visualize data in new and innovative ways in order to deliver more effective products and services, make better informed decisions, build consensus faster, allocate resources more wisely, and implement organization-wide solutions more effectively. For more information, call Marc Futterman toll free at (888) 606-7600 or email him at maf@civictechnologies.com; or visit www.civictechnologies.com.

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Civic Technologies, Inc.
Marc Futterman
President/CEO
1773 North El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91104
Toll Free: 888.606.7600
Telephone: 626.398.9800
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Email: maf@civictechnologies.com

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