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ByWater Solutions names Joy Nelson President of Koha Division

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [January 22, 2019]

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Koha support, is happy to announce the promotion of Joy Nelson to President, Koha Division. Joy started with ByWater Solutions in July 2011 as a Migration Specialist, managing our migration process from start to finish. In February of 2013 she was promoted to the Director of Migrations where she designed a complete process for the migration team ensuring a smooth migration for all partners. In September of 2017 Joy was promoted to Vice President of Implementations where she utilized her leadership skills to unify the migration and education teams to become strong unit.

Joy Nelson

Leading the implementation teams in system administration, data migration, training and development allows me to combine my love of data and technology with my love of libraries.

Joy is a mastermind when it comes to data. Her troubleshooting and team building skills have helped libraries of all sizes complete successful migrations. Brendan Gallagher, CEO comments below on Joy's promotion:

Joy's love for data has lead her to become a trusted source in the Koha Community. Her dedication to ByWater Solutions is unparalleled and we are excited to see what is next!

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:

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha 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 for Koha support 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:2019
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 22, 2019
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Subject: Executive appointments
Record Number:23949
Last Update:2023-11-21 21:58:55
Date Created:2019-01-22 21:59:58