Thursday, January 21, 2010

ByWater Solutions LLC, selected for ILS implementation


KOHA: An elegant solution to a complex problem.


I am excited to announce that Farmington Libraries are moving fast into the twenty first century with the selection of the KOHA integrated library system as our library automation platform. And, a new relationship with ByWater Solutions LLC http://bywatersolutions.com/?page_id=146 as our ILS consultants. Open source software is fast becoming the standard software model in many organizations worldwide and has demonstrated great value by virtue of its fast diffusion throughout the world as the new library ILS standard. It is consequently exciting to be able to provide our citizen-customers with the best in ILS capability at a fraction of the current cost. To better serve our citizen-customers increasingly diverse needs, the KOHA system will provide greater flexibility and functionality within an economic climate dictating prudence, measure and the necessity finding better ways of doing business.