Library Automation

The Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library of Lancaster, Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 90,000 plus holdings from the Symphony ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

The libraries' customized Koha OPAC's can be viewed at:

About the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library

Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library selects, acquires, organizes and provides access to information and ideas for the citizens of the City of Lancaster. The Library strives to meet the informational and recreational needs for library service of the greatest number of users and seeks to provide the highest quality information services and access to additional materials and funding by participating in cooperative arrangements and networking with other city and state institutions. For more information please visit:

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:

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ByWater Solutions

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