ByWater Solutions to Present at Texas Library Association Annual Conference 2022

ByWater Solutions, an open-source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, will be at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference in Fort Worth on April 25-28, 2022! The annual conference will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Members of the ByWater team will be presenting at the Exhibitors Showcase on Wednesday, April 27 from 11:00 am to 11:50 am CST.

Stop by booth 1406 in the Exhibit Hall and say hello! We will be available to answer questions, demonstrate products, and take part in discussions regarding the future of Open Source solutions for Libraries. Exhibit hours: The Exhibit Hall is open from Monday, April 25 to Wednesday, April 27.

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Exhibitor Showcase

Wednesday, April 27th from 11:00 am - 11:50 am - Showcase 1

Power to the Patron: Streamlining the User Experience

Come learn how libraries are using an open-source ILS and/or Discovery to enable patrons to efficiently navigate through all the amazing resources the library has to offer. We will share some examples from other libraries that have migrated to Koha and/or Aspen Discovery!

About Texas Library Association

TLA was established in 1902 to promote, support, and improve library services in Texas. Our 6,000+ members are from all library types: academic, public, school and special.


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 the 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

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 Aspen Discovery

Aspen is a full-featured Discovery System that integrates with eContent and other third-party providers, giving your patrons comprehensive access to all of your materials in one place. Aspen combines your library catalog with e-content, digital archives, and enrichment from all major third-party providers. It also improves relevancy and ease of use, provides native reading recommendations, displays all formats of titles within one result (record grouping), and much more. With included features like web builder and mobile app (Aspen LiDA), Aspen was created to give users an improved experience over other Discovery systems, with less impact on library budgets.

For more information about Aspen please visit

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Jessica Zairo
Director of Library Sales and Outreach
ByWater Solutions

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