ByWater Solutions at ALA 2019 Booth #2540

ByWater Solutions will be at the 2019 American Library Association Annual Conference from June 20-25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington DC. Stop by booth 2540 and say hello! We will be available for product demonstrations, to answer questions, and to take part in discussions regarding the future of Open Source solutions for Libraries.

Join us for a ByWater Networking Event

Join the ByWater team for food, drinks and a relaxed evening after the conference on Sunday night, June 23rd at the Capitol City Brewing Company - Downtown. The event will take place from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Please fill out the form to let us know if you will be attending.

Capitol City Brewing Company - Downtown is located on the corner of 11th and H street NW. The venue should be a 7 minute walk from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Demos in the Exhibit Hall

Saturday June 22

  • 1:00pm (Koha Demo) Jessica Zairo, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, ByWater Solutions

Sunday June 23

  • 2:00pm (Koha Demo) Jessica Zairo, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, ByWater Solutions
  • 3:00pm (Academic Success with Koha and 3rd Party Integration (EDS integration, OpenAthens integration) with Myka Kennedy Stephens, Seminary Librarian at Lancaster Theological Seminary

Demos will be 15-20 minutes long.

If you can't make the scheduled times, we'd be happy to do on the fly demos and answer any questions you might have if you stop by at other times! Come meet Brendan, Nate, Adam, Josh and Jessie at booth #2540 in DC. We hope to see you all soon!

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their ILS than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate Koha implementation and support with library systems of all sizes.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions for Koha support not only lowers the cost of implementing and maintaining an ILS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit:

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:

About Libki

Libki is a cross-platform Open Source computer reservation & time management system, with print management powered by Google Cloud Print. It also features single sign-on integration with the Koha ILS, which is also FOSS.

Libki is ideally suited for use in locations where a controlled computing environment is paramount such as public access systems, libraries, school computer laboratories and more!


CORAL is an electronic resources management system consisting of interoperable modules designed around the core components of managing electronic resources for libraries and other organizations.

CORAL is available as a free, open source program which includes five modules for Organizations, Resources, Licensing, Usage Statistics and Management. Read more at:


The FOLIO project aims to facilitate a sustainable, community-driven collaboration around the creation of a modern technology ecosystem that empowers libraries through open source applications to manage library resources and expand library value.

FOLIO is hosted by the Open Library Foundation, an independent not-for-profit organization designed to ensure the availability, accessibility and sustainability of open source and open access projects for and by libraries. For more information please visit:

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