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    March 23rd, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that Schreiner University of Kerrville, Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 108,000 plus holdings from the Voyager ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

    The libraries' customized Koha OPAC's can be viewed at https://schreiner.bywatersolutions.com/.

    About the Logan Library Schreiner University
    The William M. Logan Library supports undergraduate to graduate-level teaching and learning by developing student-focused resources, services, and environments that support all disciplines of study and life-long educational development.

    Read more at http://library.schreiner.edu/about

    About ByWater Solutions
    ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

    Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS 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.

    For More Information
    Jessica Zairo
    Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
    ByWater Solutions
    bywatersolutions.com
    Phone:(888)900-8944

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    March 23rd, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    Duluth, Ga., March 23, 2020: Equinox Open Library Initiative is honored to announce that Lisa Carlucci will be joining Equinox as Executive Director beginning April 6, 2020.

    Equinox was founded in 2007 by the original developers and designers of the Evergreen ILS, one of the first open source integrated library systems available. In 2016 it became a non-profit with a mission to advance open source technologies through on-going involvement in the open source community. As part of furthering its non-profit mission, Equinox is pleased to welcome Lisa Carlucci.

    Lisa Carlucci brings to Equinox two decades of library, technology, and management experience, including managing library systems and services and leading the development of innovative information and educational technologies. Carlucci is currently the Executive Director at Library Connection, Inc., in Windsor, Connecticut, and was previously the Director of Dissemination and Implementation at the Center for Social Innovation (C4 Innovations) in Needham, Massachusetts. She was also a librarian and project manager at Yale University, library systems administrator at Southern Connecticut State University, and training and curriculum developer at OCLC. She is the founder of Design Think Do consulting and a speaker and writer on library innovation. A graduate of Syracuse University, Carlucci was recognized by Library Journal as a “Mover and Shaker” and was named an Emerging Leader by the American Library Association.

    “I am excited to join the Equinox team and work together to expand the reach of sustainable open source solutions,” said Lisa Carlucci. “Equinox Open Library Initiative is committed to advancing innovation and empowering all libraries to meet the evolving needs of their communities. I look forward to bringing my energy, experience, and enthusiasm to this important work.”

    To learn more about Equinox Open Library Initiative as well as our ongoing collaborations with libraries and the open source community please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

    About Equinox Open Library Initiative
    Equinox Open Library Initiative Inc. is a nonprofit company engaging in literary, charitable, and educational endeavors serving cultural and knowledge institutions. As the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., the Initiative carries forward a decade of service and experience with Evergreen and other open source library software. At Equinox OLI we help you empower your library with open source technologies. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

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