ByWater Solutions, an open-source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the team will be heading to the 2022 Louisiana Library Association Annual Conference from March 9-11 at the Randolph Riverfront Center in Alexandria, LA.
We will be available to answer questions, demonstrate products, and take part in discussions regarding the future of Open Source solutions for Libraries.
Read more about the 2022 LLA Conference at: https://llaonline.org/
About the Louisiana Library Association
The Louisiana Library Association's main objective is to promote library interests of the State of Louisiana.
Since the primary objective of the Louisiana Library Association is to promote the library interests of the State of Louisiana, the following major goals have been established to assure the best possible library service:
- To keep members of the profession informed at all times of developments in the library field.
- To promote interest in the library materials about Louisiana and to encourage their production.
- To encourage and promote scholarship in the field of library science
- To recruit individuals to the library profession.
- To continue to provide high-quality library services, collections, and facilities, which are fully adequate to support instruction, research, self-education, and pleasure reading in order that the citizens of Louisiana may be well-informed and able to achieve full self-development.
- To develop alliances with other associations with similar professional interests.
Read more at: https://llaonline.org/About-LLA
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 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.
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.
About Aspen Discovery
Aspen is a full-featured Discovery System that integrates with eContent and other third-party providers, giving your patrons comprehensive access to all of your materials in one place. Aspen combines your library catalog with e-content, digital archives, and enrichment from all major third-party providers. It also improves relevancy and ease of use, provides native reading recommendations, displays all formats of titles within one result (record grouping), and much more. With included features like web builder and mobile app (Aspen LiDA), Aspen was created to give users an improved experience over other Discovery systems, with less impact on library budgets.
For more information about Aspen please visit: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/aspen-discovery.
The FOLIO project aims to facilitate a sustainable, community-driven collaboration around the creation of a modern technology ecosystem that empowers libraries through open source applications to manage library resources and expand library value.
FOLIO is hosted by the Open Library Foundation, an independent not-for-profit organization designed to ensure the availability, accessibility and sustainability of open source and open access projects for and by libraries. For more information please visit: https://www.folio.org.
Libki is a cross-platform Open Source computer reservation & time management and print management system. It also features single sign-on integration with the Koha ILS.
Libki is ideally suited for use in locations where a controlled computing environment is paramount such as public access systems, libraries, school computer laboratories and more! Visit https://libki.org.
CORAL is an electronic resources management system consisting of interoperable modules designed around the core components of managing electronic resources for libraries and other organizations.
CORAL is available as a free, open source program which includes five modules for Organizations, Resources, Licensing, Usage Statistics and Management. Read more at: http://coral-erm.org/.