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Everett Library chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha support

Press Release: [November 15, 2013]

Copyright (c) 2013 ByWater Solutions

Abstract: ByWater Solutions announced that the Everett Library at Queens University of Charlotte is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.


ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Everett Library at Queens University of Charlotte is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

ByWater Solutions completed the migration for the Everett Library this summer and will be providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them. Their custom OPAC can be viewed at http://everettcat.bywatersolutions.com

Martin F. Olsen, System and Electronic Resources Librarian, Everett Library, Queens University of Charlotte shares their migration experience:

"Our transition to the Koha system was a positive experience throughout, from the pre migration meetings to go-live. ByWater was always ready with support, anticipating situations we had not thought of. The training was excellent, every detail of the system was explained thoroughly. Our students and faculty love the many new features, including the shelf browse which has made shelving for our student library workers a snap. Librarians love being a part of the Koha community."

About Queens University of Charlotte

A private, co-ed, masters-level university, Queens serves 2,400 undergrad and graduate students in academic programs across the liberal arts and sciences as well as the professional fields of business, communication, nursing, health and education. All degree programs are grounded in a liberal arts core to help students hone their critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills. For more information about Queens University of Charlotte, please visit: http://www.queens.edu

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/

Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:November 15, 2013
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Queens University of Charlotte
Subject: System announcements -- installations
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Record Number:18593
Last Update:2013-11-15 09:01:34
Date Created:2013-11-15 09:00:54