Library Automation

Yakama Nation Library joins Three Rivers Library Consortium with Koha Support from ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Yakama Nation Library joined Three Rivers Library Consortium with Koha support from ByWater Solutions.

Over 21,000 bibliographic records and 24,000 item records were migrated over.

The customized OPAC can be viewed here: https://yakama.bywatersolution...

Enica Davis, Data Migration Librarian at ByWater Solutions, recently commented on the migration:

Yakama Nation Library is a pleasure to work with. They are a small library with a few staff and are looking to streamline their workflows a bit more. I'm excited to have them as a ByWater partner and now part of the Koha community!"

About Yakama Nation Library

The mission statement of the educational branch of Human Services, which includes the Yakama Nation Tribal School, Yakama Nation Library & Yakama Nation Community Technology Center, is to encourage lifelong learning, promoting cultural awareness utilizing current technology.

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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