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The College of the Redwoods Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

Nathan Curulla
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The College of the Redwoods Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the College of the Redwoods, of Eureka, CA. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

The College Library's Koha installation went live in July, and ByWater Solutions will be
providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.

Library staff at College of the Redwoods, stated "we are excited to be partnering with other libraries that are embracing open source technology."

The College has three primary campuses and several additional sites where courses and programs are offered to serve the education needs of Humboldt, Del Norte, coastal Mendocino, and western Trinity counties. The College of the Redwoods Library houses over 88,000 volumes. Their customized online catalog can be found at

About the College of the Redwoods:
College of the Redwoods puts student success first by providing outstanding developmental, career technical, and transfer education. The College partners with the community to contribute to the economic vitality and lifelong learning needs of its service area. We continually assess student learning and institutional performance and practices to improve upon the programs and services we offer. 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--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:

About ByWater Solutions:
With over 10 years of experience, ByWater Solutions offers customized hosting, data migration, configuration, installation, training, support options and development of enterprise class open-source library systems. Offering a 24/7 technical helpline, ByWater Solutions’ clients have the support system they need to make their software work for them. ByWater Solutions pledges to share 100% of all developed code to the Koha community for the strengthening and advancement of the Koha ILS. For more information about ByWater Solutions, please visit:

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