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August 8, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Gerald R. Sherratt Library, Southern Utah University is now live on Koha!

August 4, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) We are thrilled to work with EBSCO and our partner libraries to introduce support for searching EBSCO EDS within Aspen Discovery. This functionality helps public libraries make effective use of their articles and databases and unifies the search experience for academic libraries. The introduction of this functionality marks a significant new chapter in the evolution of Aspen Discovery.

August 3, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solution announced that HELM (Higher Education Libraries of Massachusetts) an association of Massachusetts college libraries in public higher education has added 4 more libraries to their HELM catalog. Northern Essex Community College, Berkshire Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, and Bristol Community College joined the group this year.

July 22, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Pennsylvania Koha Consortium is now live on Koha! Nine Libraries throughout the state of Pennsylvania form the PKC Group! The member libraries were formerly known as Pennsylvania Millennium Users Group (PAMUG).

July 14, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) Aspen Discovery announced this week that the 20.10 release is available. This major release includes 28 improvements.

July 8, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the School of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Therapy at Wheaton College is now live on Koha!

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Carl S. Swisher Library, Jacksonville University is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the library's 512,000 plus holdings from OCLC and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library's customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at https://jacksonvilleu.bywatersolutions.com/.

June 29, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) Aspen Discovery announced this week that the 20.09 release is available. This major release includes 48 improvements.

June 25, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that VOKAL (Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries) has added Peacham Library to its consortium. They will be using Koha for their ILS.

June 15, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) Aspen Discovery announced this week that the 20.08 release is available. This major release includes 63 improvements and 4 performance & reliability fixes.

June 12, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) The Koha community, along with many other companies and open source projects, continue to move towards using inclusive language in their code bases. In the area of gender inclusivity, the Koha community has enhanced the code multiple times to remove gendered code comments and include more neutrality in relation to gender in the patron module.

May 30, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries, in San Antonio Texas is now live on Libki. ByWater completed the transition of the library's cross-platform Open Source computer reservation and time management system and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

May 27, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) Aspen Discovery announced this week that the 20.07 release is available. This major release includes 46 improvements and 7 performance & reliability fixes.

May 19, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that King's College, Leonard Corgan Library in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 214,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

May 15, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that CLiC (Colorado Library Consortium) has added Lamar Community College Library, Lamar, Colorado to their consortium. They will be using Koha for their ILS and Aspen Discovery for their catalog. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 10,000 plus holdings from Follett ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

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