EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and ByWater Solutions partnered earlier this year to provide more choices for their joint customers. ByWater Solutions is the leading US provider of Koha support and implementation services to libraries. Working with ByWater, libraries that use the Koha ILS can readily adopt EBSCO Discovery Service as their discovery service and front-end of choice.
Nicole C. Engard, VP of Education at ByWater Solutions and Dave Edwards, Senior Director of Software Services for US and Canada at EBSCO will present at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco on June 27th 2015 about this new partnership. This session is open to all.
When: Saturday, June 27th, 3:00 PM
Where: Marriott Marquis, Sierra Suite A
What: Enabling Interoperability between Discovery and ILS Solutions
EBSCO and ByWater Solutions have partnered to provide more choices for their customers. ByWater Solutions is the leading US provider of support and implementation services to libraries using Koha, the world's first free and open source ILS. EBSCO is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 8,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. The speakers will discuss the value of this partnership for libraries. Nicole will also perform a demo using the Koha plug-in.
Refreshments will be served and Nicole and Dave will be on hand after the presentation to answer any questions you might have.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 6,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to nearly 700,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
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/