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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [April 24, 2020]

Galveston College Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Support

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that Galveston College Library, Galveston, Texas, is now live on Koha!

ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 52,000 plus holdings from EOS ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The libraries' customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at https://libcatalog.gc.edu/.

About David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library - Galveston College

The David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library provides access to college-level print and electronic resources for GC students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Dr. Hunt was Galveston College's founding president. He helped start Galveston College as it opened its doors in 1967. The Library, named in his honor, promotes scholarship, basic research, and library instructions necessary to the academic programs.

The Library is open to the public and holds more than 40,000 volumes. The Library has a computer lab with access to Microsoft Office, Print/Copy Center, and access to research databases. A Galveston College ID card is required to check out materials and use the computer lab.

At the Library, you can find all of the resources you will need to succeed in your college research experience.

The virtual library tour covers the starting point for research and gives an overview of the resources available to GC students, faculty, and staff.

Read more about Galveston College Library at https://library.gc.edu/home/about-the-library.

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS 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 announced that Galveston College Library, Galveston, Texas, is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 52,000 plus holdings from EOS ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
Publication Year:2020
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:April 24, 2020
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha -- ByWater Solutions
Libraries: Galveston College
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/25093

LTG Bibliography Record number: 25093. Created: 2020-04-24 12:00:24; Last Modified: 2020-05-10 06:59:11.