Little Elm Public Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

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Little Elm Public Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha ( support, announced today that Little Elm Public Library in Little Elm, TX. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

ByWater Solutions completed the migration for Little Elm Public Library in September and will be providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services for them.

Spencer Smith, Director, commented on their experience with migrating to, going live on and using Koha:

“ByWater Solutions has been everything you could ask for in a vendor. From the initial meeting through the migration everything has gone as smoothly as possible. We even went live a full day or two early! We are so happy with the level of service and the quality of the product. If you’re not already using Koha – we highly recommend you talk with ByWater Solutions about changing that!”

Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater, commented on the Little Elm Public Library’s decision to partner with them:

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Spencer and the staff and patrons of the Little Elm Public Library. We look forward to supplying the high levels of service and support throughout the long and productive relationship we have just begun. Thank you for joining the thousands of libraries worldwide using Koha, and for choosing ByWater to meet your support and implementation needs!”

Little Elm Public Library’s collection is made up of over 35,500 items. Their customized online catalog can be viewed here:

About Little Elm Public Library:
The Little Elm Public Library offers a wide range of services to Adults, Teens, and Children to their population of over 26,000 residents. It houses a collection of over 35,500 print and electronic resources for the public. For more information about Little Elm Public Library, 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–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:

About ByWater Solutions:
ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality 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 to support Koha 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: /

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