ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that The Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County of Anniston, Alabama is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.
ByWater Solutions has completed the migration of the Libraries' more than 130,000 titles earlier this year and is providing ongoing hosting and support services to the library. The library's customized online catalog can be viewed at: http://anniston.bywatersolutions.com/
Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater also commented on the Library's move to Koha:
"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with the staff of the Anniston-Calhoun Library for their implementation and ongoing Koha support. We are excited to see such a high level of interest for open source in Alabama! The team at the library have been a real pleasure to work with and we look forward to a long a productive relationship together. "
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/