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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [October 22, 2015]

Olivet University goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Ralph D. Winter Library of Olivet University in San Francisco, CA. is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.

ByWater Solutions has completed the migration of the Libraries' 150,000 plus titles earlier this year and is providing ongoing hosting and support services to the library. The Ralph D Winter Library's customized online catalog can be viewed at:

Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater commented on the University's decision to move to Koha with ByWater:

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Olivet for their transition to Koha. We look forward to a long a productive relationship with the library and its staff!"

About Olivet University's Ralph D Winter Library

Olivet University's Ralph D. Winter Library (RDWL) has evolved from a private collection of 5,000 books donated by former Chancellor Dr. David Jang into a repository of mission resources in hardcopy and digital formats, and multiple languages. Olivet University's library was named after renowned missiologist and the University's Honorary Chairman, Dr. Ralph D. Winter, in July 2007. The Ralph D. Winter Library features 150,000 physical and electronic items for Biblical higher education and research.

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–XHTML, 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 support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their ILS than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate Koha implementation and support with library systems of all sizes. Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions to support Koha not only lowers the cost of implementing and maintaining an ILS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit:

Summary: ByWater Solutions announced that the Ralph D. Winter Library of Olivet University in San Francisco, CA. is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.
Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:October 22, 2015
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha -- ByWater Solutions
Libraries: Olivet University
Subject: System announcements -- installations

LTG Bibliography Record number: 21085. Created: 2015-10-22 10:25:19; Last Modified: 2020-05-10 04:59:11.