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2017 Koha Northern California Summit Presentations

Our 2017 Northern California Koha Summit provided a forum to share great ideas and programs for Koha users! We had the opportunity to meet new librarians and network with our current partners. Presentation topics included the public library perspective, an academic experience, a multi-site county view, and flexibility in special […]


The Health Sciences Library at New York Medical College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

6/6/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Health Sciences Library at New York Medical College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Heath Sciences Library at New York Medical College, of Valhalla, NY. […]


PayPal Set up in the Business Portal for Koha Integration

This new feature will allow you to accept credit card payments via the OPAC for fines via PayPal. Once you have completed testing your PayPal set up in the Koha Sandbox, you can now proceed to the Production Mode. For additional steps setting up the sandbox mode, please see our post […]


ByWater Solutions 2017 Summer Conference Schedule

Members of the ByWater Solutions team will be exhibiting at the following Conferences in Summer 2017. American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference – Friday 6/23 – Monday 6/26 Chicago, IL Booth 4348 in the exhibit hall American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Conference – Saturday  7/15 –  Tuesday 7/18 Austin, TX Booth 631 in the exhibit hall Koha-US Conference – […]


2017 Central Florida Koha Summit

Central Florida Koha Summit Event Date: Friday August 25, 2017 Event Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm Event Location: Cooper Memorial Library Event Address: 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive Clermont, FL 34711 Registration: Please fill out the form below Central Florida Koha Summit The 2017 Summit will take place at the Lake County Library System, Cooper […]


Learn more about the Koha Calendar Features in the Staff Client

This blog post will cover 3 different features within the Koha Calendar and Staff Client! Adding Google Calendar to Staff Client Did you know that you could add your library’s Google Calendar to the Staff Client in the News Feature?  If you library has a shared Google calendar for the […]


The San Diego County Public Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

5/30/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The San Diego County Public Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the San Diego Law Library, of San Diego, CA, is now live on […]


The Marshall County Public Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

5/23/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Marshall County Public Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Marshall County Public Library System, of Benton, KY. is now live on Koha! ByWater […]


How to Charge a Replacement Fee for Damaged Items in Koha

Currently, if you set an item’s Damaged status in Koha, it won’t charge the patron a replacement fee. With this workaround, we’ll show you how you can mark an item as damaged so that Koha automatically charges the patron the replacement fee for the item. Koha tutorial on How to […]


Purchase Suggestions in the OPAC

Koha offers a great feature for your library to allow patrons to make purchase suggestions via the OPAC.  There are a few tools that you can use in conjunction with this feature that will help your library.   Koha Purchase Suggestions To allow your patrons to make  Purchase Suggestions: Go […]