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Perry County Libraries choose ByWater Solutions’ Koha support

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [May 21, 2015]

Copyright (c) 2015 ByWater Solutions

Abstract: ByWater Solutions announced that the Perry County Libraries in Pennsylvania is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS. ByWater Solutions has completed the migration for the Perry County Libraries and will be providing ongoing Koha Support for them.


ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Perry County Libraries in Pennsylvania is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.

ByWater Solutions has completed the migration for the Perry County Libraries and will be providing ongoing Koha Support for them. Their custom mobile-friendly OPAC can be viewed at http://pecoinfo.org/.

Jeanne Heicher, Director Newport Public Library, spoke of their use of Koha:

"Switching to a shared Koha catalog through ByWater Solutions really brought the four independent Perry County libraries together. Even though we remain independent libraries, we share materials and labor for the most efficient and cost effective way of providing library service to our whole community."

About Perry County Libraries

The Perry County Public Libraries system is made up of Bloomfield Public Library, Community Library of Western Perry County, Marysville-Rye Library, and Newport Public Library all in Perry County Pennsylvania. For more information about Perry County Public Libraries, please visit: http://pecoinfo.org/

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:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:May 21, 2015
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Perry County Libraries
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:20619
Last Update:2015-05-21 13:06:07
Date Created:2015-05-21 09:17:58