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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].

April 26, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Okanagan College to become the first Canadian institution to fully adopt the FOLIO library services platform. Okanagan College will be the first institution in Canada to fully transition to the FOLIO Library Services Platform using EBSCO FOLIO hosting and implementation services from EBSCO Information Services. OC, located in British Colombia, is undertaking a phased implementation and will look to be entirely live on FOLIO before the end of 2021. [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].

July 26, 2011

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Discovery Service is chosen as the discovery solution for Okanagan College in British Columbia. Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service. After looking at other services, librarians selected EDS for its simple search process, rich metadata and subject headings. EBSCO Discovery Service was also chosen to attract users to the library’s resources and increase the use of those resources while also highlighting the value the library offers through the customization options EDS offers. [Full Announcement].