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The Camden County Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

4/25/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The Camden County 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 Camden County Library System, of Voorhees, NJ, is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed […]


How Koha handles multiple holds per record

The release of Koha 16.11 saw the addition of a new much anticipated feature, the ability for a given patron to place multiple holds on a particular record. This article will explain how to use the feature! Enable multiple holds per record To start with, enabling this feature is quite […]


Relationships between tables in Koha

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 […]


The College for Creative Studies goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

4/18/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com The College for Creative Studies 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 College for Creative Studies, in Detroit, MI, is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions […]


How Koha handles on shelf holds

In Koha 16.11, the rules for on shelf rules have added even more flexibility! However, the changes in verbiage have lead to some confusion that. I hope we can add some clarity to the situation. For starters, the existing behaviors for on shelf hold rules have not changed. Originally, on shelf […]

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Make Previous Serial Available – Koha tutorial

In this Koha tutorial we will show you how to make a previous serial available in Koha 16.11. To learn all about Koha 16.11 view the other videos in this series and make sure to review the manual and the release notes. This new system preference is very useful to those libraries that don’t circulate the current […]


Linked Data at the Marseille Koha Hackfest

This is a two part  blog post from Joy Nelson and Nick Clemens who recently attended the Koha Hackfest in Marseille France. Joy Nelson I gave a brief presentation on linked data and the benefits and potential challenges inherent in moving towards a linked data system.  It was based loosely […]


Blake Austin College goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

4/11/2017 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com Blake Austin 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 Library at Blake Austin College, of Vacaville, CA. is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed […]


FedEx Small Business Grant Contest

Small Business Grant Contest We are happy to announce that ByWater Solutions’ entry has been accepted for the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest! This contest is based on voting, and the voting period is open through Wednesday, April 5. Please encourage your family, friends, staff, and our fans to vote […]

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Setting Up Print Notices to Print Address Block in the Window of a #10 Windowed Envelope

Overview Many of our partner libraries want to send printed notices to borrowers who have not supplied email addresses. The most obvious solution is to print the text sent in the emails generated by overdue_notices.pl. This has some drawbacks however — there are no page breaks between notices, and the […]