ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Library at Stratford University, of Falls Church, VA. is now live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support. ByWater Solutions had completed the migration of the Libraries' more than 20,000 titles last year and is providing ongoing hosting and support services to the library. The Library's customized online catalog can be viewed at: http://libcatalog.stratford.edu/
Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater commented on the library's decision to move to Koha:
"We are thrilled with our new partnership with Stratford University, and that we are able to deliver Koha to their staff and students so that they may benefit from an ILS that works for them."
About Stratford University
Stratford University is a private educational institution dedicated to preparing students for the challenges of a rewarding career. Alumni pursue professions in high-demand fields like information technology, hospitality, culinary arts, business administration, health sciences, and nursing. With convenient locations in Falls Church, Woodbridge, Richmond, Newport News, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland, Stratford University is the ideal place to fulfill academic and professional goals.
Stratford University offers Associate, Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, as well as many non-credit workshops and courses. Our curriculum combines advanced technology, hands-on labs and traditional educational methods to create a program that produces a valuable educational service to our students and their future employers.
This emphasis on individual learning methods results in student academic success without lowering required employer-based standards. Consequently, Stratford alumni enjoy a high placement rate in high-demand industries. Stratford University is exempt from requirements of oversight to grant Associate, Bachelor's and Master's Degrees by State Council of Higher Education in Virginia. For more information please visit: http://www.stratford.edu/about
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/