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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [May 7, 2024]

2024 Oregon Summit

Interested in learning more about Koha and Aspen Discovery and what they can do for your library? Then join us at the Oregon Summit on Friday August 2, 2024 from 9-4 pm for this FREE event. The Oregon Summit will take place at the Corvallis-Benton County Main Library.

Location: 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, 97330

ByWater Solutions, and members of the Oregon Koha and Aspen Communities, will discuss how open-source solutions can benefit your library.

Topics will include:

  • advantages of Koha and Aspen
  • customer and staff functionality
  • technical services, collection development, 3rd party integrations
  • how collaborative developments work in the Koha and Aspen communities

Event Details

  • Location: Corvallis-Benton County Main Library
  • 645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, 97330
  • Date: Friday, August 2, 2024
  • Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Registration- click here!

Agenda

We will have our library partners throughout Oregon presenting on topics pertaining to open source, Koha, Aspen, and more! If you are interested in presenting, please email outreach@bywatersolutions.com. Tentative agenda below.

TimeSession
9:00amBreakfast and Networking
9:30amWelcome and Introductions
10:15pmOpening Session
11:00amBreak
11:15amKoha and Aspen Discovery, Dynamic Duo
12:00pmLunch (Catered by ByWater Solutions)
1:00pmTrack A: Implementations
1:00pmTrack B: Demonstrations
2:00pmKoha and Aspen Open Source Community and Collaboration
3:00pmQ&A / Trivia
3:30pmClosing

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 first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Metabase, 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: https://bywatersolutions.com.

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: http://koha-community.org.

About Aspen

Aspen is a full-featured Discovery System that integrates with eContent and other third-party providers, giving your patrons comprehensive access to all of your materials in one place. Aspen combines your library catalog with e-content, digital archives, and enrichment from all major third-party providers. It also improves relevancy and ease of use, provides native reading recommendations, displays all formats of titles within one result (record grouping), and much more. With included features like web builder and mobile app (Aspen LiDA), Aspen was created to give users an improved experience over other Discovery systems, with less impact on library budgets.


Summary: Interested in learning more about Koha and Aspen Discovery and what they can do for your library? Then join us at the Oregon Summit on Friday August 2, 2024 from 9-4 pm for this FREE event. The Oregon Summit will take place at the Corvallis-Benton County Main Library.
Publication Year:2024
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:May 7, 2024
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/30058/2024-oregon-summit

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