Save the Date: 2022 Florida Summit

We are excited to announce our upcoming multi-location ByWater Summit in Florida.

Where and When?

The 2022 Florida Summit will be held at two locations throughout Florida.

January 10, 2022, will be held at the Marion County Library.

January 12, 2022, will be held at the Boynton Beach City Library.

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Why Attend a Summit?

Interested in learning more about Koha and Aspen and what it can do for your library? Then join us at a Florida location closest to you!

Together with our partner libraries, Marion County and Boynton Beach Library, ByWater Solutions, and members of the Koha and Aspen Community, we will discuss how ByWater Solutions will benefit your library.

Topics will include advantages of Koha and Aspen, customer and staff functionality, technical attributes, collection development, 3rd party integrations, and lending services. We will also discuss the Koha and Aspen community and how collaborative developments work.

Tentative Agenda

9:30 am: Networking and Refreshments

10:00 am: Opening (Jessica Zairo and Kelly McElligott, ByWater Solutions)

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00 pm: Koha ILS Demo - Track A

1:00 pm: Aspen Discovery Demo- Track B

4:00pm: Closing

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 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

Aspen is a full-featured Discovery System that integrates with e-content and other 3rd 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, improves relevancy and ease of use, provides native reading recommendations, displays all formats of titles within one result (FRBR), and much more. Aspen was created to give users an improved experience over other Discovery systems with less of an impact on library budgets. For more information about Aspen please visit:

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Kelly McElligott
ByWater Solutions

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