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Spanish Fork Public Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

Press Release: [November 18, 2012]

Copyright (c) 2012 ByWater Solutions

Abstract: ByWater Solutions announced that Spanish Fork Public Library in Spanish Fork, UT is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.


ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.' forefront provider of Koha (www.koha-community.org) support, announced today that Spanish Fork Public Library in Spanish Fork, UT is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

ByWater Solutions completed the migration for the Spanish Fork Public Library this fall and will be providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services for their over 70,000 bibliographic records and 10,000 patrons.

Pam Jackson, Library Director, commented on the move to support with ByWater Solutions:

"Our decision to go with Koha and ByWater Solutions was due to the great customer service provided by Nate. He was so helpful in answering our questions and going the extra mile to help us. From that point forward, the ByWater team did an exceptional job of making our transition happen quickly and smoothly. We are very pleased with the level of customer service offered from ByWater and we are happy with the Koha system they support."

Nate Curulla, Owner and EVP of ByWater commented on Spanish Fork's decision to partner with them:

"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Pam and the staff of Spanish Fork Public Library. Pam and the staff of Spanish Fork have been an absolute pleasure to work with and I could not be happier that we were able to meet their needs and provide the support their library deserves. We look forward to a long a productive relationship together and are very grateful for their choice in ByWater."

The Spanish Fork Public Library's customized online catalog can be viewed here: http://catalog.spanishfork.bywatersolutions.com.

About the Spanish Fork Public Library

The Spanish Fork Public Library in Spanish Fork, UT has a collection of over 70,000 items including encyclopedias, dictionaries, magazines, audio books, movies, music, and more. In addition the following equipment available to the public: copy machine, laminator, overhead projector, slide projector, word processors, printer, Internet access, and wireless capability. For more information about the Spanish Fork Public Library please visit, http://www.spanishfork.org/dept/library/.

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:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:November 18, 2012
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Spanish Fork Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:17516
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-12-18 15:07:09