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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [January 3, 2022]

Westmoreland County Community College Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support

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

ByWater completed the transition of the library's 29,000 records from Horizon with SirsiDynix and continues to provide support services for Koha.

The catalog can be viewed here:

Belinda Sedlak, Technical Services Librarian, recently commented on the migration

Having been through the initial automation of our catalog and one migration, I was hoping that this would be easier...and it was! The Koha teams were so helpful and patient, helping us make the connections between terminology and functionality in our old system as we transitioned to the new. We are a small library with few staff, but the teams worked around our schedules so that we could continue our jobs with minimal disruption. We're very happy to now be a part of the Koha community.

About Westmoreland County Community College

At Westmoreland County Community College, their mission is to improve the quality of life for everyone they serve through education, training, and cultural enrichment. Westmoreland County Community College enrolls more than 5,000 students and offers more than 100 programs of study at eight locations.

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

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

Summary: ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Westmoreland County Community College Library is now live on Koha.
Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:January 3, 2022
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Westmoreland County Community College
Subject: System announcements -- installations

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