Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


November 17, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Rapid City Public Library. 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 Rapid City Public Library in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Rapid City Public Library has been a Koha and ByWater partner since 2015. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces Support of Aspen Discovery for McKinney Public Libraries. 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 McKinney Public Libraries in McKinney, Texas. McKinney Public Libraries has been a Koha and ByWater partner since 2016. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions Bossier Parish Libraries goes live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Bossier Parish Libraries are now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the library's over 220,000 bibs from Library.Solution and continues to provide support services for Koha. [Full Announcement].

Equinox Equinox welcomes Pearisburg Public Library to Virginia Evergreen libraries. Equinox Open Library Initiative, an expert leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, welcomed Pearisburg Public Library to the Virginia Evergreen Libraries system with their deployment of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2021

OCLC University of Milano-Bicocca now live with OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services. The University of Milano-Bicocca (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) is now live with a new library management system, OCLC's WorldShare Management Services.This public university, established in 1998 and built on the former Pirelli complex, is a multi-disciplinary institution focused on research and innovation. Ranked among the top Italian universities in 2021, the University of Milano-Bicocca serves more than 32,000 students. [Full Announcement].

OCLC La biblioteca dell'Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca diventa operativa con WMS di OCLC. L'Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca è ora online con un nuovo sistema di gestione delle biblioteche, WorldShare Management Services (WMS) di OCLC. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for SWAN Library Services. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of open-source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and software development services for the Aspen Discovery system for SWAN Library Services. [Full Announcement].

October 18, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Coastline Library Network. 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 Coastline Library Network in Oregon. The Coastline Library Network has been a Koha and ByWater partner since 2014. [Full Announcement].

Galecia Group More Arizona Libraries Join LibraryCall Dial-A-Story Program. After a successful first year of offering Dial-A-Story at 18 libraries, all but two will be renewing their service and five new libraries are being added bringing the total to 23 Arizona customers. The project is supported by the Arizona State Library. [Full Announcement].

October 15, 2021

MOBIUS MOBIUS migrates Person County Public Library System to NC Cardinal Consortium. MOBIUS announced that the Person County Public Library System successfully migrated and went live as a member of the NC Cardinal consortium, which utilizes the Evergreen Integrated Library System (ILS), on September 16, 2021. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions Announces Support of Aspen Discovery for Henry Carter Hull Library. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Henry Carter Hull in Clinton, CT. The Henry Carter Hull Public Library has been a Koha and ByWater partner since 2013 [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2021

ByWater Solutions Marion County Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Marion County Library System in Florida is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

October 8, 2021

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

October 6, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes Rolla Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative welcomed Rolla Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their deployment of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

October 5, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Chile’s University of Concepcion now live with the FOLIO Library Services Platform. University of Concepcion has become the first library in Chile and Latin America to fully adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform. UdeC utilized EBSCO FOLIO from EBSCO Information Services for their implementation services and will continue to use EBSCO FOLIO for hosting services. This is the first FOLIO implementation in Latin America and will serve as an example for libraries in the region looking to switch to an open-source LSP. [Full Announcement].

September 29, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for VOKAL. 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 the Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries, a project of the Green Mountain Library Consortium [Full Announcement].

September 21, 2021

Ex Libris Japan’s National Institute of Informatics Library goes live with Ex Libris Alma library services and Primo Discovery to improve efficiency in accessing academic resources with a centralized system. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo discovery solution have gone live at the National Institute of Informatics, in Japan. The Alma platform will support the NII, which is dedicated to the creation of future value in the new field of informatics. [Full Announcement].

September 19, 2021

Index Data PALCI and ConnectNY libraries now live on ReShare hosted by Index Data. Earlier this month, library patrons of both the PALCI consortium and ConnectNY started using ReShare Shared Inventory and ReShare Returnables to request the delivery of books between campuses. PALCI was the first consortium to go live and use these next-generation apps to expedite the movement of items between libraries—effectively broadening the base of knowledge available to these students, faculty, and staff. Index Data is providing hosting and implementation support for both the PALCI and ConnectNY ReShare installations. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris Library App now live at the University of Amsterdam. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of Amsterdam is now live with the Ex Libris Library Mobile app, just in time for the new academic year. The Ex Libris Library Mobile app, powered by Ex Libris campusM, will help librarians provide their customers with the seamless user experience that they have come to expect from the retail, banking, and leisure applications that they use daily. The UvA Library will use the app to increase the visibility of library services such as account information, library hours, and study spaces. With useful information at hand, students can easily connect to the library and carry out library-related tasks on the go. [Full Announcement].

September 15, 2021

ByWater Solutions MetroShare Consortium goes live on Aspen and Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, the MetroShare Consortium in Texas is now live on Aspen Discovery and Koha with ByWater Support. [Full Announcement].

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