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The Marshall County Public Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

5/23/2017

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The Marshall County Public Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Marshall County Public Library System, of Benton, KY. is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library's 157,000 plus holdings from Follett and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to the system's three branches and one bookmobile.  The library's customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: https://catalog.marshallcolibrary.org/.

Brendan Gallagher, CEO of ByWater commented on the library's decision to move to Koha:

"We are very excited to have the chance to partner with the Marshall County Public Library System's team of enthusiastic and skilled librarians for their implementation of Koha! The ideals and values embodied in the spirit of open source are a perfect match for those of the greater library community and we are excited to help empower the team with the next step ILS technology."

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 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: http://bywatersolutions.com/

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