Library Automation

Library Consortium of Eastern Idaho Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the Library Consortium of Eastern Idaho (LCEI) is now live on Koha!

ByWater completed the transition of the libraries 564,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to Koha member libraries.

Holly Jackson, the President of the Library Consortium of Eastern Idaho, recently commented on the migration.

ByWater Solutions has had staff with us every step of the way making sure the migration went smoothly with as little stress as possible. Kindly accommodating our schedules, they met with us often answering our questions and finding any solution achievable to address our concerns. We have had a phenomenal experience with ByWater Solutions and applaud their communication and customer service.

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About The Library Consortium of Eastern Idaho (LCEI)

The Library Consortium of Eastern Idaho is a group of independent libraries that seek to achieve greater strength and balance of service to community and staff through the collaborative acquisition of resources and technology as well as cooperative development of services and expertise.


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

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