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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [September 13, 2021]

Washoe County Law Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Washoe County Law Library is now live on Koha! The catalog can be viewed here: https://washoelawlibrary.bywatersolutions.com/

ByWater completed the transition of the library's almost 41,000 items from SoftLink and continues to provide support services for Koha.

Andrew Fuerste-Henry of the ByWater Solutions Education Team, recently commented on the implementation:

Sarah and her staff at the Washoe County Law Library were great to work with! They brought a clarity of mission and a willingness to learn that will ensure their new system provides both ease and functionality to library staff and patrons alike. Throughout our training sessions, I was delighted by the enthusiasm with which they embraced a new set of tools with which to meet the needs of their users."

About The Washoe County Law Library

Washoe County Law Library is the public law library for Washoe County. As a public library, everyone is welcome to use any and all of the library's legal resources. Their staff is dedicated to helping patrons find and access the law. Library staff invite patrons to visit or call the law library for further assistance.

The mission of the Washoe County Law Library is to enhance access to justice by (1) providing legal information, education, resources, tools, and materials, in print and digital formats, to those engaged with the justice system, and (2) partnering with the courts, bar associations, legal clinics, civic organizations, and government entities to help ensure the legal needs of the community are addressed.

Learn more here: https://www.washoecourts.com/LawLibrary/AboutUs

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 Washoe County Law Library is now live on Koha.
Publication Year:2021
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:September 13, 2021
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Washoe County Law Library
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/26659

LTG Bibliography Record number: 26659. Created: 2021-09-13 08:42:00; Last Modified: 2021-09-13 08:42:29.