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Bridgeall becomes the latest partner to join the Talis Additions Partnership Programme

Press Release: Talis Information Limited [November 2, 2007]

Talis is delighted to welcome Bridgeall Libraries Ltd to the Talis Additions Partnership Programme. Established in 2003, Bridgeall is a world leader in the provision of Evidence Based Stock Management (EBSMTM) solutions.

Bridgeall's solutions have been described as pioneering, with Evidence Based Stock Management rapidly becoming the key approach to better stock management. Complementing Talis' core library management system first, smartsmTM provides libraries with an extensive suite of integrated stock analysis tools that get to the heart of stock quality and stock relevance issues.

Through the Talis Additions Partnership Programme, Talis and Bridgeall have seamlessly integrated smartsmTwith Talis Alto, the UK's leading library management system. Early adopters include City of Westminster Council, Bournemouth Council, Stirling Council and Poole Council.

Ceri McCall, Senior Manager, Sales and Marketing at Talis commented "I am delighted to welcome Bridgeall Libraries Ltd to the Talis Additions Partnership Programme. We believe that our partnership opens up interesting opportunities for our mutual customers to improve their library service through efficient stock management and stock selection. We are pleased to be the first LMS provider to successfully integrate with smartsmTM, bringing benefits to our existing customers first."

John McGill, Business Development Manager at Bridgeall commented "Our partnership with Talis brings a unique first to market opportunity to deliver a comprehensive Stock Management solution which is unrivalled in the marketplace. We are excited at the prospect of enabling our existing and potential clients improve their stock quality and stock relevance to deliver best value in collaboration with Talis."

As a new Talis Additions Partner, Bridgeall will be demonstrating their smartsmTM service at the Talis Insight Conference, held on the 6th-7th November. Talis Insight is free to attend, and open to every library regardless of their library management system. If you would like to find out more about Bridgeall and their smartsmTM solution visit

With over 12 certified partners, the Talis Additions Partnership Programme continues to provide Universities, Libraries and Local Government with choice and real confidence that our software and services remain seamlessly integrated. To find out how the Talis Additions Partnership Programme can benefit your library visit

About Talis

We are an innovative technology company expert at managing semantically rich metadata and in delivering software and services for information management.

Working in partnership with our communities of customers, users and developers, Talis delivers enterprise applications and services for different communities, underpinning critical business operations.

Our expertise in software development, information management, metadata and the Semantic Web play an integral role in helping our customers achieve their objectives. Robust and open dialogue with customers, and a demonstrable commitment to engage with the wider community, ensures that together we realise the potential of shared innovation.

For more information, visit where you can find detailed information, read our blogs, join our discussion forums, and listen to our industry podcasts.

About Bridgeall

Bridgeall Libraries Ltd is an innovative company which designs, develops and supports integrated library stock management solutions. Bridgeall Libraries Ltd is the supplier of the leading Evidence Based Stock Management (EBSM) solution - smartsm.

Smartsm enables easy deployment and standardisation of Library Stock management using web technology. The system facilitates online access to an extensive suite of stock analysis modules, and is an ideal solution for all Local Authorities around the globe.

For more information, visit where you can find detailed information and contact details.

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Publication Year:2007
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:November 2, 2007
Publisher:Talis Information Limited
Place of Publication:Birmingham, England
Company: Talis Information Limited
Record Number:12809
Last Update:2023-11-12 02:31:48
Date Created:2007-11-02 07:11:26