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Press Release: ByWater Solutions [April 19, 2019]

Point Park University goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Point Park University Library in Pennsylvania is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library's 70,000 plus holdings from Sierra ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library's customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: http://pointpark.bywatersolutions.com/.

Brenton Wilson, Associate Library Director at Point Park University Library recently commented on the migration:

I also wanted to let you know that I have been involved in multiple ILS migrations and you and your team made this one the easiest one by far.

About Point Park University

At Point Park, Pittsburgh's only Downtown university, you'll engage in a more active, more real, more professional education. You'll have professors who teach from their own real-world experience when you pursue a degree from among more than 100 undergraduate, master's and doctoral programs that we offer. Read more about Point Park here: https://www.pointpark.edu/About/index

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha 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 for Koha support 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: 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/


Summary: ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced that Point Park University Library in Pennsylvania is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 70,000 plus holdings from Sierra ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
Publication Year:2019
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:April 19, 2019
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company:
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Koha
Libraries: Point Park University
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/24231

LTG Bibliography Record number: 24231. Created: 2019-04-19 07:48:46; Last Modified: 2019-04-19 07:49:09.