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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [January 22, 2021]

Washington State Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support

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

ByWater completed the transition of the libraries 51,000 plus bibs from Sierra and is providing ongoing support services for Koha.

The new catalog can be viewed here: https://washlawlib.bywatersolutions.com/

Deputy Law Librarian, Larisa John, recently commented on the migration:

We are thrilled with our new ILS and the service and training from ByWater Solutions. I wish we'd made this upgrade years ago"

About The Washington State Law Library

The Washington State Law Library is a law library in Olympia, WA. The Washington State Law Library's mission is to promote reliable access to legal information and provide expert legal reference assistance.

Read more at https://www.courts.wa.gov/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, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Washington State Law Library is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries 51,000 plus bibs from Sierra and is providing ongoing support services for Koha.
Publication Year:2021
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:January 22, 2021
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Washington State Law Library
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/25857

LTG Bibliography Record number: 25857. Created: 2021-01-22 09:42:15; Last Modified: 2021-01-22 09:42:57.