Library Related

Circulating interesting items and collections 1

One of the little bits of lore that ByWater uses when talking about item types is that one of our libraries had collection of cake pans that patrons could borrow. In my recent visit to Athens County Public library, I found that they have a “Gadgets” item type that includes, […]

What do you Love Most about Koha??

What do you love about Koha? Being the week of Valentine’s Day, I thought it appropriate to talk about the many things¬†we love about Koha! There is so much to love about this ILS that it is difficult to put a list together; from the fact that it was the […]

ByWater Solutions Receives Platinum in 2017 Modern Library Awards

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, is pleased to announce it has received a platinum award in the third annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format.

Library Open

ByWater Solutions Presents Joann Ransom the Library is Open Podcast Series

11/15/2016 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 ByWater Solutions Presents Joann Ransom on the Library is Open Podcast ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announces the first of their 30¬†minute monthly podcast series titled The Library is Open! This first podcast features […]

Annual Automation Perceptions Survey Open

It’s that time of year again , time for the annual automation perceptions survey. Every library should fill it out (not just the consortia , so please share this with all of your member libraries). Every year Marshall Breeding performs this survey to help libraries decide both what automation system […]

Enabling Interoperability between EBSCO Discovery and Koha

Join us for a free webinar in partnership with EBSCO: What: Enabling Interoperability between Discovery and ILS Solutions When: April 27, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time Register Now Webinar ID: 127-451-123 EBSCO and ByWater Solutions have partnered to provide more choices to its customers. ByWater Solutions is the leading […]

Islandora for Digital Collections

By definition libraries, house a collection of materials whether it’s books, magazines, videos or even historical photographs. Few people know that my background is in photographic conservation in addition to libraries. Since I’ve left the conservation world and entered the library world, I’ve often wondered how best to showcase a […]

Open Source: Making Sense for the World and Libraries in 2015

As someone who has recently joined the staff of ByWater Solutions you probably can guess about me that I am a supporter of open source software. And, coming from the library world, I believe that the open source approach and libraries go together well, like peanut butter and jelly. Or, […]