Yearly Archives: 2012


New England School of Acupuncture Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Kelly Library at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) in Newton, MA is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.


Linking to Authorities in Koha 3.8 and 3.10

In Koha 3.8 new authority linking features were introduced. This video shows you a little bit of how that works. If you have an idea for a tutorial video I should do or that you have done yourself (or found on the web) that we should include in this series, […]


Spanish Fork Public Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions 1

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Spanish Fork Public Library in Spanish Fork, UT is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.


Sales of E-book readers down in 2012

As reported by CNET and others this week, sales of e-book readers has been drastically outpaced by the ubiquity of tablets this year. Devices like the new Kindle Fire, Apple’s iPad Mini, and Google’s Nexus 7which allow for a wider array of media consumption, come with a backlight color screen, […]


Samuel Merritt University Sponsors Hourly Loans and Course Reserves for Koha

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, is happy to thank Samuel Merritt University for their sponsorship of both hourly loans and course reserves features for Koha.


Call for Participation: Library Perceptions 2012 1

Every year Marshall Breeding conducts a survey of library automation, but he can’t do it without you. Make sure that your library participates – and participates honestly because the results of this survey help your colleagues make decisions about their future automation changes. Participate here.


Attaching Files to Patron Records in Koha 3.10 7

With Koha 3.10 comes the option to attach files to patron records. This will be a handy feature if you want to keep digital copies of signed consent forms or any other document that a patron might submit to the library. If you have an idea for a tutorial video […]