Open Source


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


The Magic of the Community: Koha Users

Going to the first ever Koha summit in CT, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Was it just going to have general information on functionality or would presenters get into specifics as to how the did things in Koha, was it just going to be current Koha users or would […]


Koha US User’s Group and Community 4

Last week I attended the Koha US User’s group meeting in Monterey CA and was amazed at this year’s focus on community involvement and participation. Christopher Brannon kicked off the meeting with a keynote discussing the future of Koha. He focused on the necessity of having the users involved in […]


Happy Birthday Debian!

On Aug 16, 2016, the Debian project is having its 23rd anniversary. The Debian Project was originally announced Aug 16, 1993. Debian was originally conceived and developed by Ian Murdock, while he was a student at Purdue University. The name is a combination of his name and that of his […]


OSCON: Community Management Workshop

My first session at OSCON this year was hosted by Jono Bacon on Community Management. We’ve seen a remarkable growth in community all over the world – people are getting together to make things, do things, hack, etc. Just this simple idea of peel getting together to make communities makes […]