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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [May 14, 2015]

Perimeter Institute Library chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Library at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Canada is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.

ByWater Solutions has completed the migration for the Perimeter Institute and will be providing ongoing Koha Support for them. Their custom mobile-friendly OPAC can be viewed at

Dawn Bombay, MLIS, Librarian spoke of her transition to Koha supported by ByWater:

"The folks at ByWater Solutions were amazing. They made the process almost painless when we decided to change from our current ILS to Koha 3.14. My IT department found them very easy to work with, and I loved the hands-on pampering we had during training. ByWater's continued support as we tweak things has been wonderful. In particular I'd like to mention Nicole; I found her dual-perspective [Librarian/Provider] very helpful. She even changed my mind on a few ‘traditional chestnuts'."

About Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating the breakthroughs that could transform our future. Perimeter also trains the next generation of physicists through innovative programs, and shares the excitement and wonder of science with students, teachers and the general public. For more information about Perimeter Institute, please visit:

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 Library at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Canada is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.
Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:May 14, 2015
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha -- ByWater Solutions
Libraries: Perimeter Institute for Theoretical
Subject: System announcements -- installations

LTG Bibliography Record number: 20609. Created: 2015-05-14 05:42:56; Last Modified: 2020-05-10 04:59:11.