ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Texas State Law Library of Austin, TX. is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.
ByWater Solutions has completed the migration of the Libraries' more than 200,000 titles earlier this year and is providing ongoing hosting and support services to the library. The Texas State Law Library's customized online catalog can be viewed at: http://txsll.bywatersolutions.com
Ruth Harrison, Reference Librarian and Network Administrator, commented on their decision to migrate to Koha with ByWater:
"We are very happy with Koha. It was important to us to find a library system that was customizable. With Koha, we can customize features, look and feel and we have direct access to the data to use in other applications. We're only limited by our imaginations. The move to open source has given us the freedom to create the library system we want. Working with ByWater Solutions to migrate from our previous system went very well. They've provided excellent service to us every step of the way, through planning, migration, go-live and everyday use."
About the Texas State Law Library
The Texas State Law Library serves the legal research needs of the Texas Supreme Court, the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Office of the Attorney General, other state agencies and commissions, and the citizens of the state. We are a public law library.
To learn about the library materials available at the Texas State Law Library, see our library resources page. Also see a description of the services we provide to the public. Our library policies are also available. Please contact us if you have any questions about the materials available at the Texas State Law Library.
See chapter 91 of the Texas Government Code for the legislation that created the Texas State Law Library. For more information please visit: http://www.sll.texas.gov/
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.
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: http://bywatersolutions.com/