Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


September 23, 2022

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Plum Creek Library System. 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 the Plum Creek Library System in Minnesota. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2022

ByWater Solutions Yakama Nation Library joins Three Rivers Library Consortium with Koha Support from ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Yakama Nation Library joined Three Rivers Library Consortium with Koha support from ByWater Solutions. Over 21,000 bibliographic records and 24,000 item records were migrated over. [Full Announcement].

September 6, 2022

Equinox Weeksville Heritage Center goes live on Koha ILS. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced the successful implementation of Koha ILS at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, New York (NY), with funding provided by the Equinox Open Source Grant. The grant provides implementation, training, hosting, and support services for Koha ILS, an open source integrated library system used by libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

August 19, 2022

Patron Point Waukegan Public Library (IL) Implements Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Waukegan Public Library in Waukegan, Illinois, has implemented our patron engagement platform to support its mission to provide the path to empower and support learning and discovery. [Full Announcement].

August 4, 2022

ByWater Solutions University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions announced that the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is live on Koha with ByWater Solutions support. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of over 50,000 bibliographic records. [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2022

Atlas Systems, Inc. The Archdiocese of Boston Archives is live with ArchivesSpace supported by Atlas Systems. The Archdiocese of Boston Archives is live using ArchivesSpace to manage and provide access to their collections. Located in Braintree, Massachusetts, the Archdiocese of Boston Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to materials related to the history of the Catholic Church in New England, particularly in eastern Massachusetts. Its collections span roughly from the establishment of the diocese in 1808 to the present day and consist of archival materials in all formats. It is the mission of the Archives to assist researchers in their scholarly, genealogical, and other work in an effort to cultivate a better understanding and appreciation of the history of the Archdiocese and the Boston Catholic community. [Full Announcement].

July 26, 2022

The Library Corporation Warren County Library Launches TLC.Go! Mobile App. Warren County Library is now live with TLC.Go! the latest mobile app solution provided by TLC. Residents of Warren County, New Jersey, are now able to access library resources via Android and iOS. WCL borrowers can also check out materials directly from their smartphones. TLC.Go! has seamless compatibility with the library's Library.Solution integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

July 23, 2022

ByWater Solutions St. Joseph's Academy on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the St. Joseph's Academy in St. Louis is now live on Koha ILS with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of over 1,000 bibliographic and item records. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces Salina Public Library is live on the Aspen LiDA App. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Salina Public Library in Kansas is live on Aspen LiDA. The Salina Public Library is ByWater Solution's first library to go live on library-branded LiDA. [Full Announcement].

July 18, 2022

OCLC Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, is now live with OCLC's WorldShare Management Services. Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, is now live with OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as its new library services platform. Simplified workflows for staff and fast, easy access to information in all formats for students and faculty were cited among the reasons for the move to WMS. [Full Announcement].

July 15, 2022

ByWater Solutions North Logan City Library goes live on Aspen and Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions announced that the North Logan City Library in Utah is now live on Aspen Discovery and Koha ILS with ByWater Support. ByWater migrated over 52,000 bib records and 59,000 item records. [Full Announcement].

July 13, 2022

Patron Point Huntington City-Township Public Library (IN) adopts Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Huntington City-Township Public Library in Huntington, Indiana, has adopted our engagement platform to support its mission to provide outstanding library services to its patrons. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Catamount Library Network. ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for the Catamount Library Network in Vermont. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions Des Moines Public Library goes live on Aspen and Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions announced that the Des Moines Public Library in Iowa is now live on Aspen Discovery and Koha ILS with ByWater Support. ByWater migrated over 200,000 bib records and 400,000 item records. [Full Announcement].

July 7, 2022

Mt Holyoke College. Summer Migration to FOLIO. Yesterday afternoon the Five Colleges Libraries completed the review of our new library services platform implementation, and officially accepted our new FOLIO environment. We are pleased to announce that backend systems operations and staff work are now underway in FOLIO. [Full Announcement].

July 6, 2022

MOBIUS MOBIUS migrates North of Boston Library Exchange. MOBIUS announced that the North of Boston Library Exchange, which utilizes the Evergreen ILS, successfully migrated and went live on its MOBIUS Open Source Solutions hosting service on April 18, 2022. Previously, NOBLE was a self-hosted Evergreen instance. MOBIUS performed data migration services and also provides data hosting and server support to NOBLE. [Full Announcement].

June 29, 2022

ByWater Solutions Spalding University live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions announced that the Spalding University Library is now live on Koha ILS with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of over 21,000 items and over 10,000 borrowers. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for SEFLIN. ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for the Southeast Florida Library Information Network (SEFLIN) in Florida. The four libraries that went live on Aspen Discovery are the Boynton Beach City Library, the Delray Beach Public Library, the Lake Park Public Library, and the Palm Springs Public Library. [Full Announcement].

College of the Holy Cross. A New Online Catalog. Holy Cross Libraries have launched a new online catalog. We are now using FOLIO, an open-source library services platform developed collaboratively by libraries, developers, and vendors. FOLIO brings a modern approach to library systems and will allow the Libraries to leverage the latest technology and standards. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2022

Equinox Equinox welcomes Ralls County Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced the addition of Ralls County Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their adoption of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

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