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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [June 26, 2019]

Stratford Library Association goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Stratford Library Association, in Connecticut is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library's 135,000 plus holdings from Horizon ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library's customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: https://sla.bywatersolutions.com.

Donna Bachowski, Educator at ByWater Solutions, recently commented on their migration:

During training staff were thrilled and said they absolutely love Koha, and were ready to start using it right now!

About Stratford Library Association

The Stratford Library Association organized in 1885 to create a public library in Stratford. The Association's collection of about one thousand books was temporarily housed in a series of buildings, including a store and a post office; soon the Association began to search for funds for a permanent library building.

Read More at: http://stratfordlibrary.org/about/library-history/

Mission Statement

The mission of the Stratford Library is to empower and enrich our diverse community by providing access to innovative services, information, and ideas.

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.

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/.


Summary: ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Stratford Library Association, in Connecticut is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 135,000 plus holdings from Horizon ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
Publication Year:2019
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:June 26, 2019
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Stratford Library Association
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/24410

LTG Bibliography Record number: 24410. Created: 2019-06-26 08:21:44; Last Modified: 2019-06-26 08:22:19.