Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


April 23, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces Aspen Discovery 21.05.00 Release. In version 21.05, we focused on updates to our ILS integrations, user lists, custom covers, and web builder functionality. During this release, we completed our implementation of Symphony by allowing patrons to update their messaging settings within Aspen so they can easily control which notices they receive via text message. We have also added support for all core discovery functionality for users of Polaris including the ability to place and modify holds, renew checkouts, and automatically index changed records from Polaris. We have also improved our Carl.X and Koha integrations. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Washoe County Library System. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Washoe County Library System in Reno, Nevada. Aspen will be working with Washoe's already existing Koha ILS to provide [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2021

ByWater Solutions Union County College goes live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Union County College in Cranford, NJ is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

April 1, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions at the 2021 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference. ByWater Solutions will be attending the 2021 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Virtual Conference from April 13-16. We are excited to be a part of Ascending into an Open Future conversation. We will be available to answer questions, and to take part in discussions regarding the future of Open Source solutions for Libraries at our virtual booth. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions Aspen Discovery 21.04.00 Release Summary. Our partners have been asking for the ability to view account information within search results and detailed pages to help patrons easily see what they have checked out and on hold within the catalog. Aspen Discovery 21.04 adds this functionality for physical materials and all eContent sources. [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions at 2021 Texas Library Association Annual Conference. ByWater Solutions, an open-source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that team members will be at the 2021 Virtual Texas Library Association Annual Conference from April 22-24, 2021. The event will be held online. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions University of Notre Dame is live with CORAL. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, IN is now live on community CORAL. [Full Announcement].

March 24, 2021

ByWater Solutions Christian Witness Theological Seminary goes live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Christian Witness Theological Seminary in San Jose, CA is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

March 11, 2021

ByWater Solutions Haines Borough Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Haines Borough Public Library in Haines, Alaska is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the library's 34,000 plus records from Symphony and is providing ongoing support services to the library. [Full Announcement].

March 9, 2021

ByWater Solutions Rye Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions announced that the Rye Public Library in Rye, New Hampshire is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the library's 47,000 plus records from TLC and is providing ongoing support services to the library. [Full Announcement].

March 8, 2021

ByWater Solutions Zula B. Wylie Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Zula B. Wylie Public Library in Cedar Hill, Texas is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

March 1, 2021

ByWater Solutions Cabrini University Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Cabrini University Library in Radnor, PA is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions welcomes Bill Kessler as Aspen Discovery sales consultant. ByWater Solutions, an open-source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Bill Kessler Burnett has joined ByWater Solutions as an Aspen Discovery Sales Consultant. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library goes live on Koha and Aspen Discovery with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library in Arizona is now live on Koha and Aspen Discovery. [Full Announcement].

February 12, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions at 2021 Computers in Libraries Conference. ByWater Solutions, an open-source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that team members will be at the 2021 Virtual Computers in Libraries Conference from March 23-25. [Full Announcement].

February 8, 2021

ByWater Solutions Lamar Public Library joins CLiC and chooses ByWater Solutions' Koha and Aspen support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Colorado Library Consortium has added Lamar Public Library, in Lamar, Colorado to their consortium. They will be using Koha for their ILS and Aspen Discovery for their catalog. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions Dothan Houston County Library System Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Dothan Houston County Library System in Dothan, Alabama is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2021

ByWater Solutions Washington State Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Washington State Law Library is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries 51,000 plus bibs from Sierra and is providing ongoing support services for Koha. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions Aspen Discovery Announces 21.01.00 Release. Aspen Discovery announced this week that the 21.01.00 release, the first release of 2021, is now available. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2021

ByWater Solutions Sacramento County Public Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Sacramento County Public Law Library is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

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