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Carnegie-Stout Public Library chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha support

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [December 29, 2014]

Copyright (c) 2014 ByWater Solutions

Abstract: ByWater Solution announced that the Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Indiana is now live their installation of the Koha open source ILS.


ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Iowa is now live their installation of the Koha open source ILS.

ByWater Solutions has completed the migration of Carnegie-Stout Public Library's nearly 170,000 items and over 37,000 patrons and will be providing ongoing Koha Support for them. Their custom mobile-friendly OPAC can be viewed at https://catalog.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

About Carnegie-Stout Public Library

Carnegie-Stout Public Library serves the Dubuque and surrounding communities with a collection of over 270,000 volumes, 600 periodical and newspaper subscriptions, and a wide variety of audio and video materials. Collections of special note are an obituary file dating to the late 1850s and a newspaper index to the Telegraph Herald and other local newspapers. For more information about Carnegie-Stout Public Library, please visit: https://www.dubuque.lib.ia.us/

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–XHTML, 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/

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their ILS than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate Koha implementation and support with library systems of all sizes. Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions to support Koha not only lowers the cost of implementing and maintaining an ILS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit: http://bywatersolutions.com/

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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:December 29, 2014
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Record Number:20182
Last Update:2014-12-30 18:52:26
Date Created:2014-12-29 14:26:57