Koha ILS

ByWater Solutions' Partners Sponsor Development in Koha 23.11 Release

We are so thankful for all our partners who have sponsored developments in the Koha Community 23.11 release.

You can read more about the 23.11 release at Koha Community Announces 23.11 Release.

Thank You to our Library Partners and Organizations for Sponsorship in the 23.11 Release

Ajax Public Library, Ontario

  • Bug 34101 - Limit items types that can be checked out via SIP2
  • Bug 8838 - Digest option for HOLD notice

Benbrook Public Library, Texas

  • Bug 8838 - Digest option for HOLD notice

Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing (CLAMS), Massachusetts

  • Bug 8838 - Digest option for HOLD notice

Cuyahoga County Public Library, Ohio

  • Bug 8838 - Digest option for HOLD notice
  • Bug 29002 - Add ability to book items ahead of time
  • Bug 31357 - Separate holds history from intranetreadinghistory
  • Bug 25393 - Create separate 'no automatic renewal before' rule

Montgomery County Library System, Maryland

  • Bug 34924 - Add ability to send 'final auto renewal notice'

North East Kansas Library System (NEKLS)

  • Bug 8838 - Digest option for HOLD notice

Pasco County Library System, Florida

  • Bug 33887 - Automatic checkin should be able to optionally fill the next hold with the returned item

Pueblo City County Library, Colorado

  • Bug 32986 - Add ability to generate custom slips for patrons

Penticton Public Library, British Columbia

  • Bug 8838 - Digest option for HOLD notice

Suggestions from Partners, Contributed by ByWater Developers

ByWater Solutions fully embraces the ideals and practices of open source software. Below are suggestions from libraries that ByWater Solutions developed to enhance the product and workflows of Koha users.

Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing (CLAMS), Massachusetts

  • Bug 35068 - Split 'Renew or check in selected items' button in issues table into separate buttons

Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC)

Jackson County Library Services, Oregon

  • Bug 34601 - Cannot manage suggestions without CSRF error

Montgomery County Library System, Maryland

  • Bug 28688 - Automatically renew patron membership

Southern New Hampshire, Enfield Public Library, Pelham Public Library, New Hampshire

  • Bug 33926 - Add ability to specify fields allowed in a response

Updates to the Transport Cost matrix suggested by Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing, Ocean State Libraries (Rhode Island), Nevada Library Cooperative

  • Bug 34673 - TransportCostMatrix should be checked iteratively
  • Bug 33974 - Add ability to search biblios endpoint any biblioitem attribute
  • Bug 33796 - Holds Queue builder never looks at any but the least cost branch of the transport cost matrix

Other Requests completed by ByWater Developers

  • Bug 33974 - Add ability to search biblios endpoint any biblioitem attribute

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS, and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit http://koha-community.org/.

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit https://bywatersolutions.com.

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Jessica Zairo
Director of Library Sales and Outreach
ByWater Solutions

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