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ByWater Solutions announces support of Koha for Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [July 23, 2021]

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support services for Koha ILS for Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York!

Bywater Solutions completed the transition of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine's 3,300+ item records from Sierra to Koha and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The libraries' customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at:

Enica Davis, of the ByWater Solutions Data and Migration Team recently commented on the implementation:

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine was (and continues to be) a pleasure and a fun group to work with! We are excited to have them as a partner. I wanted to share a special shout out to Lara, their Electronic Resources Librarian, who knew the nitty gritty of their previous ILS, which made the migration process that much easier."

About Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is made up of the Harlem and Middletown Libraries in New York. Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine opened in 2007 in Harlem, New York. It was the first medical school to open in New York State in nearly 30 years and is the first osteopathic medical school with a special emphasis on training minority doctors. The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine is committed to training osteopathic physicians, with a particular emphasis on practicing medicine in underserved communities, and to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine.

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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 Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS 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:2021
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:July 23, 2021
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Touro College
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:26516
Last Update:2023-11-27 05:11:01
Date Created:2021-07-23 10:45:06