Learning Open Source


Relationships between tables in Koha   Recently updated !

In an ongoing effort to help our partners write reports in Koha, I’d like to highlight the relationships between database tables in Koha. A review of the basics of SQL Just for review, let’s look at some elementary SQL. Let’s say that we have two tables, person and person_dates. The […]


Koha 16.11 Upgrade Webinar Schedule

Webinars for 16.11 will be starting next week so mark your calendars!  We will be offering a couple of “What’s New” sessions that will be two hours and cover all the new features across all modules, along with module specific one hour sessions.  We are also doing something new this […]


2017 Northern California Koha Summit

2017 Northern CA Koha Summit Event Date: April 5, 2017 Event Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Event Location: Martha Riley Community Library Event Address: 1501 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Roseville CA 95747 Registration: Please fill out the form below The 2017 Northern California Koha Summit will take place at the Martha Riley Community […]


Town Hall Webinar on Macros

Please join the ByWater team on Thursday, November 17th for a Town Hall Webinar on Macros in the Advanced Cataloging Editor. Come find out more about Macros in the Advanced Cataloging Module in Koha with Technical Services Librarian Heather Hernandez from the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Research Center. […]


Town Hall Webinar on Circulation and Fine Rules

Please join the ByWater team on Tuesday, November 1st for a Town Hall Webinar on Circulation and Fine Rules. Come find out more about Circulation & Fine Rules as well as the Lost Statuses in Koha with our Educators, Jessie and Ed. They will discuss setting up your circ rules, […]


Livin’ and Lovin’ KohaUS in Monterey California

KohaUS 2016 in Monterey, CA Know what’s better than a group of like minded people? A group of like minded Koha people! And that’s what you can expect when attending a KohaUS conference. The conference location was awesome and the hosts at Monterey Public Library were fantastic. Monterey Public Library […]


So you want to become a member of the Koha community? 1

Good news, you already are! Do you use Koha? Are you an open-source enthusiast? Are you a developer looking to make the web better? Whatever brought you here, welcome! Your interest in participating already makes you a member of the Koha community. Spanning the globe, translated into many languages, and […]


ByWater Solutions Unveils Koha Klassmates Program to Library Schools Nationwide

10/30/2015 CONTACT: Nicole Engard (888) 900-8944 klassmates@bywatersolutions.com ByWater Solutions Unveils Koha Klassmates Program for Library Schools Nationwide ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced the rollout of a new program dedicated to providing free hosted Koha installations for library schools nationwide for […]


Evaluating Koha as your next ILS 2

So, you’re just beginning to evaluate Koha.. for some that are in the beginning phase of investigating Koha this can be an unnecessarily slow process. I say unnecessarily because of the newbies inherent over thinking of “open source” and how they heard it can be “dangerous” because “the code is […]