King's College Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support
ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that King's College, Leonard Corgan Library in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is now live on Koha!
ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 214,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The libraries' customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at https://kings.bywatersolutions.com/.
David Schappert, Director at D. Leonard Corgan Library at King’s College recently commented on the migration.
As a repeat customer with Bywater Koha – I was the Library Director at Marywood University when we selected Bywater and migrated - I knew that we would have a smooth and efficient transition from our previous platform. What I didn’t know was how well everything would go with all of our “in-person training” on Zoom (Thanks, Andrew, and everybody else!). Some particular things that Koha does much better than our previous product (placing holds, user account management, and notifications, just to name a couple) are especially important in providing services during the pandemic. And we’ll soon be adding the room reservation plugin for our group study rooms.
About D. Leonard Corgan Library
The D. Leonard Corgan Library supports the mission of King's College by actively participating in the instructional process and serving as a gateway to global information resources. The Library provides a learner-centered environment, information resources, instruction, and services to meet the curricular and research needs of students, faculty, and staff. The library fosters the development of information skills that are critical to independent intellectual inquiry and lifelong learning.
Read more at https://www.kings.edu/academics/library
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 https://bywatersolutions.com.
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.
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