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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [September 1, 2016]

The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha support

The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio 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 Briscoe Library at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.

ByWater Solutions has completed the migration of the Libraries' more than 135,000 titles and is providing ongoing hosting and support services to the library. The Library's customized online catalog can be viewed at: http://briscoe.uthscsa.edu.libproxy.uthscsa.edu/

About the UT Health Science Center and its Libraries

The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio serves patients in San Antonio and South Texas. Their health care professionals serve in more than 100 affiliated hospitals, clinics and health care facilities across San Antonio, Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley. More than 3,000 students, researchers and post-doctoral students from around the world come to the UT Health Science Center San Antonio to study, research and discover new breakthroughs.

The mission of The Libraries is to promote learning, inspire discovery, and connect with our communities. To achieve our mission we:

  • Deliver resources for teaching, learning, and research
  • Provide expert information and instructional services
  • Develop innovative physical and virtual spaces
  • Strengthen existing partnerships and seek new collaborations.

For more information please visit: http://www.uthscsa.edu/

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,HTML5, 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: http://koha-community.org/

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 for Koha support 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/


Summary: ByWater Solutions announced that the Briscoe Library at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.
Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:September 1, 2016
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: University of Texas Health Science Center
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/21844

LTG Bibliography Record number: 21844. Created: 2016-09-01 09:05:21; Last Modified: 2016-09-01 09:09:45.