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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [February 8, 2019]

The Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) goes live on ByWater Solutions with Koha support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC), is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library's 550,000 plus holdings and 109 branches from PTFS Koha this week and is providing ongoing support services to the library. Aspencat, their online catalog can be viewed at: https://catalog.aspencat.info.

Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater, commented on the Colorado Library Consortiums decision to switch to Koha with ByWater:

CLiC is a rapidly growing Koha powerhouse in the state of Colorado and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to help their growth by providing a comprehensive support and hosting platform for their users. By joining the global Koha Community, the talented team at CLiC can now lend their experience to a broader range of libraries worldwide, and also benefit from the ever growing functionality of a world wide project. We look forward to a long and productive partnership!

About Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC)

Librarians know them as colleagues that provide great services to their libraries. They aim to connect, energize and inspire greatness in the libraries they serve throughout Colorado. CLiC provides support for Aspencat and Koha. Their annual circulation is 1,000,000 transactions and they serve approximately 200,000 residents through 109 branches in Colorado.

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 Koha 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: https://bywatersolutions.com


Summary: ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC), is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 550,000 plus holdings and 109 branches from PTFS Koha this week and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
Publication Year:2019
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:February 8, 2019
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Colorado Library Consortium
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/23995

LTG Bibliography Record number: 23995. Created: 2019-02-08 21:02:41; Last Modified: 2019-02-08 21:03:34.