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January 17, 2022

Talis Langara College Joins Talis Aspire Resource List Management Solution (RLMS) Community to streamline copyright workflows and improve student success. The Talis Aspire community in Canada continues to grow, as Langara College joins the University of Alberta, Capilano University, MacEwan University, and Okanagan College in benefitting from the platform-neutral Resource List Management Solution. Talis Aspire will facilitate library oversight of copyright workflows, reducing risk across the university, while amplifying library visibility and use of licensed resources at the point of student learning. [Full Announcement].

August 5, 2021

Talis MacEwan University selects Talis Aspire Resource List Management Solution to streamline library workflows and increase faculty engagement. MacEwan University has selected Talis Aspire as their Resource List Management Solution, as they seek to widen their teaching and learning initiatives. Resource lists in Talis Aspire will strengthen their faculty and library relationships and streamline library workflows. It will further provide them with deeper insight into how students are using and engaging with resources, so the library can deliver an improved student experience. [Full Announcement].

July 28, 2021

Talis Okanagan College becomes first Talis Aspire site on FOLIO Library Services Platform. Talis, a SAGE Publishing Company extends its congratulations to the library team at Okanagan College, upon their successful transition from Voyager ILS to the FOLIO Library Services Platform. This transition also places Okanagan College as the first FOLIO site in Canada, and the first institution integrating Talis Aspire with FOLIO globally. Okanagan College is leveraging the FOLIO platform using EBSCO FOLIO from EBSCO Information Services for hosting and service support. [Full Announcement].

June 7, 2021

Talis Capilano University joins the growing Talis Aspire community in North America. Capilano University has selected Talis Aspire as their Resource List Management Solution, in order to better support faculty and library relationships, particularly with copyright auditing and management. Resource lists offer them greater insight into how to meet student resource needs and deliver an improved student experience. [Full Announcement].

April 28, 2021

Talis Talis Sponsors QAA Project on Active Online Reading. Talis nnounced our sponsorship of the Quality Assurance Agency Collaborative Enhancement Project 2021 Active Online Reading, seeking to explore how we can enhance students' active online reading practice across the sector. This project seeks to investigate current practice around close reading and resource engagement in an online setting. It will produce guidance, briefing, and supporting documentation to develop academic and student practice in this area. This project will be led by Dr. Jamie Wood (University of Lincoln), Dr Anna Rich-Abad (University of Nottingham) and Dr. John Chandler (University College London), with support from a wider steering group of members from across the sector. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2021

Talis Delft University of Technology becomes the first university in The Netherlands to adopt Talis Aspire. Delft University of Technology has adopted Talis Aspire in order to better support the student experience and drive efficiencies within the library. They will be making use of online reading list management along with Talis Aspire's Management Information (MI) Dashboards, in order to gain better insight into list coverage and usage analytics. [Full Announcement].

September 28, 2020

Talis The University of Sussex adopts Talis Elevate to build community within their Foundation Year Programme. The University of Sussex has purchased Talis Elevate for the Foundation Year programme in order to grow the online learning community and to deepen student engagement with their academic study. [Full Announcement].

September 23, 2020

Talis Talis CEO transition. As part of a planned transition, CEO Dave Errington will step down at the end of 2020 to be succeeded by Alison Spencer who has been Chief Operating Officer since July 2019. [Full Announcement].

July 14, 2020

Talis Talis partners with Perlego to offer a unique solution to eTextbook provision. Perlego, a new ebook and etextbook subscription service, has partnered with Talis to enable unlimited access to online resources for students on over 230,000 courses. [Full Announcement].

June 18, 2020

Talis University of Tasmania adopts Talis Aspire. The University of Tasmania in Australia has adopted Talis Aspire. Reading lists and copyright clearance will be implemented with Talis Aspire to improve the student experience and encourage more engagement with collections. Enhanced analytics capabilities will be utilised with the Talis Aspire Advanced Management Information System to provide a deeper insight into learner analytics. [Full Announcement].

February 11, 2020

Talis Okanagan College adopts Talis Aspire as it launches in Canada. Following the recent launch of Talis in Canada, Okanagan College has adopted Talis Aspire, in order to improve the integration of learning materials into its courses. Their main aim is to improve the student and faculty experience by creating easier access to resources and to give the library a better insight into resource usage. Talis will work closely with Okanagan College to support their individual needs, as well as those of the wider Canadian Higher Education market, along with other Canadian institutions. [Full Announcement].

Talis Talis Aspire launches in Canada with the University of Alberta. The University of Alberta has adopted Talis Aspire, becoming the first university in Canada to do so, officially marking the availability of Talis Aspire in Canada. They have chosen to implement Talis Aspire with student experience in mind, to improve access to resources. Talis will be working closely with the University of Alberta to address their needs, and those of the wider Canadian market, whilst providing all of the benefits of the resource list solution used by over 100 institutions across the world. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2019

Talis New to Talis Aspire: Askews & Holts enhanced acquisitions supplier integration. Following feedback on ways we could make your Talis Aspire experience more efficient, we have developed an integration with Askews & Holts, which allows deeper integration with their book supplier information. This integration will enable library practitioners to make acquisitions decisions quickly, accurately and efficiently by providing price and availability information from Askews & Holts directly in Talis Aspire Reviews. There is no need to leave Talis Aspire to check current ebook holdings and pricing for all formats, and the link allows the university to directly add the item to your order, saving time with a more streamlined workflow. [Full Announcement].

December 10, 2018

Talis Regent's University of London selects Talis Aspire to manage reading lists to improve student experience. Regent's University London has selected Talis Aspire to manage the university's reading lists. After winning an award for Customer Service Excellence in 2017, the university was keen to maintain focus on student experience, ensuring the smoothest possible process for students when accessing resources. [Full Announcement].

November 22, 2018

Talis Ravensbourne University selects Talis Aspire to establish library workflows. Ravensbourne University have selected Talis Aspire to manage both reading lists and copyright management. Having been awarded university status earlier this year, Ravensbourne University were keen to establish clear library workflows from early on and improve engagement with academics across the university. In doing so, they aim to improve wider student experience through access to resources. [Full Announcement].

September 24, 2018

Talis University of the Highlands and Islands selects Talis Aspire. Following a tender process, the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists. As UHI is comprised of 13 independent colleges and research institutions, the need for a reliable online delivery of resources is key to students and academics. [Full Announcement].

August 16, 2018

Talis SAGE Publishing acquires Talis Group Ltd. Talis has been acquired by SAGE Publishing, a leading global and independent academic publisher. [Full Announcement].

July 5, 2018

Talis The University of Oxford is 100th customer for Talis. The University of Oxford, ranked number one in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists service and copyright management system. They join Talis as the 100th customer worldwide. [Full Announcement].

July 2, 2018

Talis London Metropolitan University join the Talis Aspire community. London Metropolitan University have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists and copyright management. This is part of a wider library project, as they update their LMS and discovery platform from Innovative Millennium to Innovative Sierra, which will be integrated with Talis Aspire. [Full Announcement].

June 7, 2018

Talis Bishop Grosseteste University select Talis Aspire for their first reading list system. Bishop Grosseteste University have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists and copyright management. The decision was made by their Reading List Task Force, set up in 2017 and led by the Head of Library Services. [Full Announcement].