Rutherford County Library System is Live on Koha and Aspen Discovery with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Rutherford County Library System in Tennessee is now live on Koha and Aspen Discovery with ByWater support and hosting services.
ByWater completed the migration of over 153,00 bibliographic records and 210,000 item records.
The Aspen Discovery catalog may be seen here: https://explore.rclstn.org/?browseCategory=new
Rita Shacklett, Rutherford County Library System Director of Libraries, recently commented on the migration:
The Rutherford County Library System is excited to be using ByWater Solutions’ Koha and Aspen products for our catalog. I cannot say enough about our experience with ByWater; they have been a great team to work with preparing us prior to going live all the way to implementation and going live. Our patrons are already pleased with the easy-to-use interface and especially with our online offerings now being integrated and accessible without having to go to a different app. I would highly recommend both ByWater Solutions and Koha and Aspen Discovery for any size library!”
About the Rutherford County Library System
Rutherford County Library System (RCLS) is comprised of six branches and a Bookmobile, serving the Greater Rutherford County community. RCLS receives funding from three cities (Eagleville, Murfreesboro, and Smyrna) and Rutherford County, though governed by the Rutherford County Library Board.
Learn more here: https://rclstn.org/about-us-0
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.
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: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/aspen-discovery
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