Library Automation

Weber State University Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Weber State University- Stewart Library in Ogden, Utah is now live on Koha!

Bywater Solutions completed the transition of Weber State University's 553,820 holdings from Horizon to Koha and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The libraries' customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at

Kelly McElligott of the Koha Education Team recently commented on the migration.

It was such a pleasure to work with such an eager and confident group of library staff. The Weber team jumped right in customizing their serials and circulation needs in Koha. They also took full advantage of the Course Reserves functionality in Koha to make accessing materials easy for their faculty and students!"

About Weber State University

The Stewart Library is central to Weber State University's educational mission. They provide flexible spaces, dedicated service, personalized instruction, and unfettered access to information. They listen to, collaborate with, and invest in diverse communities in order to promote lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and empower people.


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

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

For More Information

Jessica Zairo
Director of Library Sales & Outreach
ByWater Solutions