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Cleveland University Kansas City Live on Koha with ByWater Support

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [June 16, 2022]

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Cleveland University Kansas City Ruth R. Cleveland Memorial Library is now live on Koha ILS with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of 13,000 items and over 1500 borrowers.

The customized OPAC can be viewed here:

Simone Briand, Library Director, Cleveland University-Kansas City, recently commented on the migration:

Ruth R. Cleveland Memorial Library is excited to launch our new library system using the Koha open source library software with support from ByWater Solutions! Our online catalog now has enhanced search features and mobile functionality that will serve our patrons well. The ByWater team did a great job guiding our library staff through all the technicalities of the migration and we really enjoyed working with them. The process has been smooth, successful and even a little fun.

About Cleveland University Kansas City

Cleveland University-Kansas City (CUKC) began as a chiropractic college in 1922, its roots planted by pioneers in the profession. The institution is proud to be recognized as one of the oldest nonprofit chiropractic colleges in the nation. Dr. Carl S. Cleveland III, president, a fourth-generation chiropractor, and the grandson of the founders, leads the University. CUKC has expanded their degrees to meet a wider range of healthcare careers while ensuring that chiropractic remains a cornerstone program.

Learn more here:

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit

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, HTML5, 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

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Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 16, 2022
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Cleveland University-Kansas City
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:27412
Last Update:2024-04-18 16:36:40
Date Created:2022-06-16 17:10:55