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Ottumwa Public Library 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 the Ottumwa Public Library, in Iowa is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 59,000 plus holdings from Horizon ILS earlier this year and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library’s customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: https://catalog.ottumwapubliclibrary.org/

About the Ottumwa Public Library
The Ottumwa Public Library strives to provide opportunities, space, service, and resources for the members of the community to expand their knowledge, imagination, and perspective on the world that is open to everyone.

Mission Statement
The Ottumwa Public Library serves the residents of Ottumwa and Wapello county by 1) providing resources to satisfy curiosity and stimulate the imagination of citizens; 2) offering a safe, comfortable place for the individual to enjoy and for the community to gather; 3) and endeavoring to inform patrons about their community and the resources it offers.

Read more at: https://blog.ottumwapubliclibrary.org/p/about-us.html

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/

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