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ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Koha support, sponsors another Koha community position

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [March 7, 2019]

ByWater Solutions announced today they are funding another position in the Koha community. This goal of the funding is to support the development process in the Koha community. The company is a leading contributor to the Koha open source community and this new funding continues and further expands on their commitment to the community.

Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater Solutions recently commented:

Support and participation in Koha's development process is vital to its overall success. We are truly excited to be able support the Koha community in such a tangible way. We believe in financially supporting the advanced technical skills in the Koha community in order to make and maintain Koha as the leader in ILS industry.

The new position will be staffed by Liz Rea who has over 10 years experience in the Koha community. Liz combines her recent experience in Koha implementations, development, and support with past experiences as a staff side user of Koha. She is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of Koha installations from the library workflows to the support of the servers Koha lives on. She is very active in the Koha community and counts many members in the community as close friends.

Joy Nelson, President of ByWater's Koha division, recently commented:

Liz's skills in the areas of libraries, development, and system administration are phenomenal and make her an exciting addition to the Koha team. We are really looking forward to working with her.

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:March 7, 2019
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Record Number:24103
Last Update:2023-12-03 17:55:15
Date Created:2019-03-07 05:47:25