The Getting It System Toolkit (GIST) focuses on optimizing workflow by leveraging systems to do more work while reducing the staff time necessary to make informed decisions and process materials.
  • Free and open source tools and software
  • Customizable configurations
  • Automate evaluation and other processing
  • Streamline decision-making and automate processing for;
    • Acquisitions & Interlibrary Loan: Borrow & Buy Strategies
    • Collection evaluation and processing of gifts,  duplication detection and deselection, free ebook detection and more…
GIST for ILLiad - an Acquisitons & Interlibrary Loan workflow platform; and GIST Gift & Deselection Manager - automate and streamline collection evaluation and processing

GIST Project

Selected SlideShare presentations

GIST Development Team @ SUNY Geneseo

  • Tim Bowersox, Information Delivery Services Librarian
  • Cyril Oberlander, Interim Director (Project Sponsor)
  • Kate Pitcher, Head of Technical Services
  • Mark Sullivan, Library Systems Administrator

Special Thanks

  • The GIST project is partially funded by the Rochester Regional Library Council through the Regional Bibliographic Databases and Interlibrary Resource Sharing Program
  • Many thanks to Atlas Systems for supporting the development of GIST for ILLiad and providing training and implementation services.
  • Thanks to OCLC for providing expanded usage limits of the WorldCat Search API for GIST users and supporting the installation of the Acquisitions Manager ILLiad tables for hosted sites.
  • Beta testing was conducted by Adam Traub (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  • WorldCat API programming support was provided by Kyle Banerjee (Orbis Cascade Alliance) and Terry Reese (Oregon State University)

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