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    September 11th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that NHAIS (New Hampshire Automated Information System) has added Stowell Free Library to its New Hampshire Union Public Access Catalog. They will be using Koha for their ILS.

    ByWater completed the transition of the library's 4,700 plus holdings from OCLC and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

    Their customized OPAC can be viewed at

    Nate Curulla, CRO at ByWater Solutions recently commented on the migration.

    ByWater Solutions is thrilled to help bring another library onto the New Hampshire Automated Information System with NHAIS. Over the years, the system has grown to provide libraries with an online catalog to areas of New Hampshire. It is wonderful to be a part of that Koha growth.

    About George H Stowell Free Library
    The George H. Stowell Free Library is a Public library serving the residents of Cornish, New Hampshire. It is located at 24 School Street. The collection of the library contains 10620 volumes. The library circulates 3873 items per year. The library serves a population of 1715 residents.


    About NHAIS
    The goal of the NHAIS Services section of the New Hampshire State Library is to maintain the New Hampshire Union Public Access Catalog (NHU-PAC) so that it accurately and completely reflects the holdings of New Hampshire's libraries and serves as a useful tool for cataloging and interlibrary loan.


    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

    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

    For more information
    Jessica Zairo
    Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
    ByWater Solutions

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