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ByWater Solutions to Offer FOLIO Services

Smart Libraries Newsletter [March 2018]

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Abstract: ByWater Solutions has become well established as a support services firm for open source library software, primarily for the open source Koha integrated library system. The company announced that it will also offer support for the open source FOLIO library services platform in partnership with EBSCO Information Services. ByWater Solutions will provide services to libraries to implement and support FOLIO hosted on EBSCO's technology infrastructure. EBSCO will also provide data services, such as access to its knowledge base and to EBSCO Discovery Service. ByWater Solutions will also explore using FOLIO microservices and apps to enhance services for its current clients using Koha and other open source components.


ByWater Solutions has become well established as a support services firm for open source library software, primarily for the open source Koha integrated library system. The company announced that it will also offer support for the open source FOLIO library services platform in partnership with EBSCO Information Services. ByWater Solutions will provide services to libraries to implement and support FOLIO hosted on EBSCO's technology infrastructure. EBSCO will also provide data services, such as access to its knowledge base and to EBSCO Discovery Service. ByWater Solutions will also explore using FOLIO microservices and apps to enhance services for its current clients using Koha and other open source components.

FOLIO remains in its development phase with an initial release of functional software expected in 2018. Through this partnership between ByWater Solutions and EBSCO, it is anticipated that libraries will be able to migrate and place FOLIO into production in 2019.

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Publication Year:2018
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Smart Libraries Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 38 Number 03
Issue:March 2018
Page(s):5
Publisher:ALA TechSource
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: FOLIO
ISSN:1541-8820
Record Number:23343
Last Update:2018-08-28 07:05:00
Date Created:2018-03-26 07:32:29