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ByWater Solutions at CLA in Riverside California

ByWater Solutions at CLA in Riverside California    Last week marked the 8th year for ByWater attending the California Library Association conference! This year CLA took us to the beautiful city of Riverside, where we got to see many of our customers, including members from the Banning Library District, Roseville […]


The Free Public Library and Cultural Center of Bayonne Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

10/31/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Free Public Library and Cultural Center of Bayonne 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 Free Public Library and Cultural Center of Bayonne, NJ. is now […]


Athens Limestone Public Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

10/24/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com Athens Limestone Public 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 Athens Limestone Public Library, of Athens, AL. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed […]


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Koha Open Source ILS and FOLIO White paper

  Koha plus FOLIO: a Solution for Connected Library Services Catalyst and Bywater Solutions, both Koha Open Source ILS Library Support Companies, have worked together in the Koha community for over 8 years. Both companies support a number of academic libraries (universities polytechnics TAFEss colleges) and are investigating how FOLIO can […]


New in Koha 17.05 – Barcode Export in the Items Search

  The 17.05 version of Koha includes an exciting new enhancement that lets you export a results set of barcodes directly from an item search in just three simple steps. The video above walks you through this process. Curious about what else is new in Koha 17.05? Check out all […]


ByWater Solutions’ Koha Klassmates Reaches 36 Library Schools

10/17/2017 CONTACT: Jessica Zairo (888) 900-8944 klassmates@bywatersolutions.com ByWater Solutions’ Koha Klassmates Program Reaches 36 Library Schools ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, is happy to announce that Koha Klassmates has now been adopted in 36 library schools nationwide. Koha Klassmates is a […]


Setting Up the Patron Clubs feature in Koha

In this Koha Tutorial we will show you the new feature in Koha for Patron Clubs. This features adds the ability to create clubs which patrons may be enrolled in. It is particularly useful for tracking summer reading programs, book clubs and other such clubs. Ensure your staff user has the […]


Automatically Generate Item Information for Order Files   Recently updated !

In this Koha tutorial we will go over the new option to obtain item information from order files . This feature automatically generates items in Koha with populated information based on a 9XX field and subfield, with the addition of a new system preference MarcItemFieldsToOrder. The first thing you will […]


Blocking automatic renewals if the OPACFineNoRenewals amount is reached

In this Koha tutorial we will talk about the new enhancement in the 17.05 release that adds the ability to block auto renewals if the OPACFineNoRenewals amount is reached. If your library is using the AutoRenewal feature (in the circulation and fine rules and cronjob) and a patron owes more than the […]