Callisto Pro vs Basic Features

Our Callisto 2.x service is available in two versions. Callisto Basic is a free subset of our data, useful to librarians for common troubleshooting scenarios with several popular publishers. Callisto Pro includes far more features and covers most of your e-resource subscriptions.

Callisto Basic is available ongoing free of charge to a limited number of domestic four-year universities and selected other institutions on a first come, first serve basis.  Sign up now to make sure your institution is included in this offer!

Features Callisto Basic Callisto Pro
Cost to qualified institutions FREE OFFER! Request Quote
Automatically discovers your e-resource subscriptions
Fast, easy setup (under 30 minutes is common)
Maintenance-free hosted web service
Ongoing subscription monitoring & troubleshooting for approx. 40 popular e-resource providers across all disciplines with ebooks, ejournals, databases ✔ + More
Ongoing subscription monitoring & troubleshooting for virtually all your e-resource providers (hundreds supported and we’ll add others you have)
Locations: Number of IP networks and/or proxy servers from which Callisto will verify your subscriptions 1 Any number
Automatically identifies the subscriptions with incomplete access on your campus (scope and detail limited by the number of locations above)
Reports when you lose or gain access to e-resource subscriptions
Reports when you have the wrong institution’s subscriptions
Reports when your subscription identifiers change
Reports when your e-resource providers have downtime
EZproxy and VPN support
Title Tracking: Automatic daily detection of the individual titles, collections, and databases actually available in your subscriptions. Change alerts for adds/deletes. Yes, varies by provider
Title Timeline: Historical tracking of your subscriptions’ titles, with the ability to see which changed between any points in time. Helps to update your library’s A-Z list, link resolver, LibGuides, OPAC, etc.
Alerts: Near real-time email alerts of all types of subscription changes, including titles added/removed, subscriptions added/lost, and much more.
Configurable email alert settings and filters for each recipient.