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The Broad Museum Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

07/18/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Broad Museum Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that The Broad Museum, of Santa Monica , CA. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed their […]


Privacy and Circulation History in Koha

In this Koha tutorial, let’s talk about Patron Privacy and how staff and patrons can manage their privacy settings in the OPAC and staff client. Patron Categories Let’s start with the patron categories in Administration. This lets you control the Default privacy for each patron category. This controls how long […]


ByWater Solutions at American Association of Law Libraries at Booth #631

07/13/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com ByWater Solutions at Booth #631 at AALL ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that they will be at the American Association of Law Libraries Conference this year at booth #631 from July 15th […]


How to check out books using the barcode or a keyword search

Would you like to have the option to check out an item in Koha using either the barcode or a keyword? In this Koha tutorial, learn how the new system preference itemBarcodeFallbackSearch allows you to do just that. As you can see in the screenshot below, when this system preference […]


Learning the Basics of Reports

Learn more about the basics of SQL, and some of the features of the Koha reports page. As a quick quick refresher, a basic sql query is composed of SELECT, FROM and WHERE clauses, and looks like this: SELECT borrowers.firstname, borrowers.surname, biblio.title, issues.date_due FROM borrowers JOIN issues using (borrowernumber) JOIN […]


The Gloucester City Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

07/11/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Gloucester City Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Gloucester City Library, of Gloucester City, NJ. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater […]


Why Now is the Time to Move to a Collaborative Web Based ILS Platform

The Camden County Library System seeks to meet the recreational, informational and educational needs of its customers within its eight public libraries and one community college library in New Jersey. The system contains over 450,000 holdings and circulates over 1 million items per year to their user base of roughly […]


Koha Tutorial on How to Incorporate Novelist into Your Staff Client Catalog

In this Koha tutorial, if your library subscribes to Novelist, the 16.11 update of Koha now makes it possible for your staff to access Novelist in staff client catalog. This update includes two new system preferences that allow you to integrate Novelist directly into your staff catalog interface. In the […]