Library Automation

The University of Bridgeport Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Wahlstrom Library at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 168,000 plus holdings from Voyager ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library’s customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at:

Nathan Curulla, CRO of ByWater Solutions, recently commented:

We are thrilled to have the Wahlstrom Library at the University of Bridgeport join the Koha Community and ByWater Family!

About the Wahlstrom Library

The four-floor, newly renovated Wahlstrom Library is at the center of the UB campus. Overlooking the Long Island Sound, the Library offers comfortable, open and varied spaces for study, collaboration, computing, reflection, relaxing, or even having a coffee and pastry before class. Staffed by professional librarians 7 days a week and offering 68 PCs and 100+ Docking Stations, students and faculty can not only find the most sophisticated search tools available for today’s research needs, but assistance using the rich collection of databases, ejournals, ebooks, and streaming video content. Read more online.

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha 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 for Koha support 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:

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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