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Abbott Library chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha support

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [May 29, 2014]

Copyright (c) 2014 ByWater Solutions

Abstract: ByWater Solutions announced that the Abbott Library in Sunapee, NH 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 Abbott Library in Sunapee, NH is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

ByWater Solutions has completed the migration of Abbott Library and will be providing ongoing Koha Support and Hosting services. Their custom mobile-friendly OPAC can be viewed at http://catalog.abbottlibrary.org.

Mary Danko, Library Director at Abbott Library spoke of her decision to move to Koha:

"My biggest fear about moving to Koha was how the staff would adapt to the new system. They love it! Learning Koha was very intuitive and there are so many features that help us with our work flows. I've been so impressed with the Koha community. It is easy to find answers to questions and there is so much great sharing that gives tips and tricks. And since going live we've been hearing great feedback from our patrons."

About Abbott Library

The Abbott Library's mission is to provide a vibrant, community-supported environment where people turn for the joy of reading, the discovery of ideas and the power of knowledge. Through innovation and responsiveness, the library provides free and open access to materials, services and programming for personal enrichment, enjoyment and life-long learning. For more information about Abbott Library, please visit: http://www.abbottlibrary.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/

Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:May 29, 2014
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Abbott Library
Permalink: http://librarytechnology.org/ltg-displaytext.pl?RC=19381
Record Number:19381
Last Update:2014-05-30 12:05:55
Date Created:2014-05-30 12:05:21