OPAC Self Registration and Forgot Password Enhancements

This tutorial video will show you OPAC Self Registration and Forgot Password Enhancements in Koha 16.05. Users can now reset their password from the OPAC and change their own password from self registration! Step by Step instructions for enabling self-registered patrons to change their password in Koha. Go to Administration System […]

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 […]

Sharing information in the Koha community

One of the strongest parts of an open source community is the way that information is shared among its members. This happens in a number of different ways. We share information in mailing lists, on IRC, via bug reports and via the Koha wiki. When you’re first getting started, joining […]

Youtube Streaming for Cataloging in Koha   Recently updated !

This tutorial video will show you how to catalog youtube videos and have them stream in Koha. The new enhancement allows you to catalogue a YouTube link in 856$u and have it display in the record in the OPAC and staff client through the ‘Play media’ tab. Steps to set up YouTube Videos […]

Relative’s Checkouts Koha OPAC   Recently updated !

This tutorial video will show you a few new enhancements including setting up visibility of relative’s checkouts in the Koha OPAC. There are 2 new system preferences that tie into this option, AllowStaffToSetCheckoutsVisibilityForGuarantor and AllowPatronToSetCheckoutsVisibilityForGuarantor. Now you have the option to allow your patrons to view their relative’s checkouts in the OPAC.     […]


Support Koha-US using Amazon Smile

Koha-US can receive charitable donations through AmzonSmile when customers shop online. The purpose of Koha-US  is to communicate, educate, and collaborate amongst users of the Koha software in the United States and strengthen involvement with the global Koha community. Funds are used to support development projects of Koha, the open […]

Message Transport Type for Print Slips

In version 3.161, Koha added ‘Message Transport Types’ to notices and slips. Prior to that release, there had been separate notices for email, phone and print notices. By and large, this is a definite improvement, but there was one thing that’s inconsistent, and I’ve been getting questions about it, particularly […]

ByWater Solutions Earns Top Marks in the 2016 Perceptions Survey

2/2/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com ByWater Solutions Earns Tops Marks in the 2016 Perceptions Survey ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support is happy to announce that it was rated #1 in Customer Support and effectiveness of electronic resources for Medium […]

A Message from ByWater’s CEO – The Year Ahead

At the beginning of every year I send out a newsletter to highlight some of our goals. We consider each library that we migrate and support as Partners. We do this because we believe that we are all in this together. I am a librarian, I have worked in libraries, […]

Town Hall Meeting Consortiums using Koha

Please join the ByWater team on Tuesday, January 24th for a Town Hall Meeting on Consortiums using Koha! We want to hear about the areas you are particularly interested in, what things you really need, and what you wish Koha did. Additionally we would like to talk about the development cycle, how […]