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ByWater Solutions Names Nicole C. Engard VP of Education

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [January 26, 2012]

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the US's forefront provider of Koha ( support, is happy to announce the promotion of Nicole C. Engard to Vice President of Education.

Nicole started with ByWater Solutions in September of 2009 and in that time she has educated hundreds of librarians on the use of their new Koha ILS installations. In her new role, Nicole will continue to manage education efforts for the company with a new focus on teaching librarians the nature of open source and how they can participate in community efforts. She will also continue in her role as Documentation Manager for the official Koha ILS project and help with supporting those using Koha in their libraries.

"I have been extremely impressed with all of the high quality work that Nicole has done while with ByWater Solutions." states Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater Solutions. "We are more than pleased to reward Nicole with this promotion."

Nicole comments on her new role, "Working at ByWater Solutions these past couple of years has been an amazing experience. I love getting to meet and train librarians around the world and I am excited to get started with my new responsibilities and new training initiatives."

About ByWater Solutions

With over 10 years of experience, ByWater Solutions offers customized hosting, data migration, configuration, installation, training, top ranked support options and development of enterprise class open-source library systems. Offering a 24/7 technical helpline, ByWater Solutions' clients have the support system they need to make their software work for them. ByWater Solutions pledges to share 100% of all developed code to the Koha community for the strengthening and advancement of the Koha ILS. For more information about ByWater Solutions, 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–XHTML, 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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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 26, 2012
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Subject: Executive appointments
Record Number:16509
Last Update:2024-05-02 17:12:26
Date Created:2012-01-26 10:43:18