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ByWater Solutions announces new Koha crowd funding site

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [January 29, 2015]

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today the beta release of their new Koha crowdfunding website:

ByWater Solutions is always looking for new ways to improve the Koha open source ILS and this new website will allow for libraries to suggest new features and gather funding from fellow Koha libraries around the world.

Brendan Gallagher, CEO described the new website: "We're always looking for ways to make Koha and the Koha community stronger and we feel that this website will remove barriers to development for many Koha libraries around the world. We welcome all members of the community to contribute ideas and funding to development projects to improve Koha. We will work closely, as we always have, with other Koha support providers around the world to get these new features in to Koha for everyone to benefit from."

ByWater welcomes all Koha enthusiasts to visit the new site at: and review open projects and submit their own development ideas.

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:

About ByWater Solutions

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

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Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 29, 2015
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Record Number:20313
Last Update:2023-11-22 01:48:37
Date Created:2015-01-31 07:02:12