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April 1, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) The Koha Community, one of the world's largest and most active Open Source communities, has come together to fast track a feature to allow libraries to bulk update due dates within the system. Previous to this, libraries and vendors would need to complete this action within the database which was more difficult and required vendor intervention if not self-hosted/supported.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that Wasatch County Library of Heber City, Utah is now live on Koha! They are joining the Uintah Basin Library System which is made up of libraries from Vernal, Roosevelt and Duchesne Utah. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 95,000 plus holdings from Horizon ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. Wasatch's Koha system will be working in concert with Aspen Discovery to provide patrons seamless access to all of the library's print, electronic, and enhanced content resources.

March 30, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that Jackson Memorial Library of Tenants Harbor, Maine is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 15,000 plus holdings from the LibLime and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

March 24, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that Schreiner University of Kerrville, Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 108,000 plus holdings from the Voyager ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

March 21, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Discovery Open Source system for Arlington Public Library in Virginia. Arlington Public Library has a service population of over 212,000 individuals, a collection of 500,000 plus resources, and an annual circulation of 3 million transactions a year.

March 18, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solution announced that the Hollis Social Library, Hollis, New Hampshire is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 39,000 plus holdings from TLC Library. Solution ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

February 12, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Koha Open Source ILS now has Elasticsearch functionality added as an option for its primary search engine. Elastic adds both speed and functionality to the searching in Koha and opens up doors to the integration of more native metadata.

February 4, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that The Grantsville City Library of Grantsville, Utah is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 37,000 plus holdings from the Symphony ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

January 29, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for the Colorado Library Consortium in Centennial, Colorado. Aspen will be working in concert with CLiC's already existing Koha ILS to provide patrons seamless access to all of the library's print, electronic, and enhanced content resources.

January 28, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library of Lancaster, Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 90,000 plus holdings from the Symphony ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

December 30, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Rancho Mirage Library & Observatory, in Rancho Mirage, California is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 102,000 plus holdings from Autographics ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Pennsauken Public Library, Pennsauken NJ is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 79,000 plus holdings from Millennium ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

December 2, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) Aspen Discovery announced this week that the November 2019 release is available. This major release includes 6 new features, 8 search improvements, 3 translation improvements and 8 bugfixes.

November 27, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Pueblo City-County Library District in Pueblo, Colorado. Aspen will be working in concert with Pueblo's already existing Koha ILS to provide patrons seamless access to all of the library's print, electronic, and enhanced content resources.

November 21, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced that HELM (Higher Education Libraries of Massachusetts) an association of Massachusetts college libraries in public higher education has added 2 more libraries to their HELM catalog. Massasoit Community College and Mount Wachusett Community College joined the group this year.

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