ByWater Solutions to Exhibit at This Year's Annual ALA Conference in Washington DC

May 10th, 2010
Nathan Curulla
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ByWater Solutions to Exhibit at This Year’s Annual ALA Conference in Washington DC

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that they will be exhibiting at this year’s annual American Library Association Conference in Washington DC at booth number 817.

Since its creation in March of 2009, ByWater Solutions has grown by leaps and bounds. They currently support over 65 libraries nationwide and cater to all types of libraries including public, private, academic, medical and law.

“This is our first exhibition at a major annual conference and we could not be more excited to take part in this years ALA conference‚Äù stated Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater. He continued; “Our taking part in the show signifies a major step in the progress of our company and offers an excellent forum for us to offer our services to the library world.‚Äù

ByWater Solutions’ Booth 817 will have live demos and information for those who are curious about open source software and Koha. It will also be a great opportunity to speak with a ByWater representative about your library’s needs.

About ByWater Solutions:
With over 10 years of experience, ByWater Solutions offers customized hosting, data migration, configuration, installation, training, support options and development of enterprise class open-source library systems. Offering a 24/7 technical helpline, ByWater Solutions’ clients have the support system they need to make their software work for them. ByWater Solutions pledges to share 100% of all developed code to the Koha community for the strengthening and advancement of the Koha ILS. For more information about ByWater Solutions, please visit:

About the American Library Association:

Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the American Library Association was created to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. Our current strategic plan, ALA Ahead to 2010, calls for continued work in the areas of Advocacy and Value of the Profession, Education, Public Policy and Standards, Building the Profession, Membership and Organizational Excellence. 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, circ, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies–XHTML, 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

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