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Press Release: Talis [November 11, 2014]

University of Liverpool builds new Digitisation Service with Talis Aspire Digitised Content to improve student experience

University of Liverpool has built a Digitisation Service as part of their ‘Resources for Courses' initiative to improve student experience. They have selected Talis Aspire Digitised Content to help deliver this service.

Highlights:

  • The ‘Resources for courses' initiatives are aimed at ensuring students attending University of Liverpool can find resources at the point of need. The initiative was developed in response to feedback from students.

  • The Talis Aspire Digitised Content will help University of Liverpool deliver a scalable digitisation service, in an efficient and compliant manner.
  • The Library has renewed its focus on the Digitisation Service team. This team is responsible for creating all the digitisations in-house and service requests from all their academics.
  • The Digitised Content module automates the copyright checking process reducing manual effort and ensuring compliance. The flexible content player ensures content can be delivered at point of need, and securely.
  • The Digitisation Service has currently been rolled out to a small group of academics, while they test the robustness of their processes. Following this, the service will be rolled out institution wide.

Quotes:

"We have a partnership approach at University of Liverpool. We try and work with the Guild of Students to shape these initiatives to ensure they meet students' needs. We never really had a proper Digitisation Service until now. Our new Digitisation Service using Talis Aspire Digitised Content, is really at the heart of our ‘Resources for Courses' initiatives."

Andrew Barker, Head of Academic Liaison, Special Collections & Archives at University of Liverpool

"We already have over 1,800 active reading lists in Talis Aspire Reading Lists. We identified delivering a scalable digitisation service as a key area of improvement. Selecting Talis Aspire Digitised Content was a straightforward decision and a key component in our ability to deliver resources to students at the point of need."

Andrew Barker, Head of Academic Liaison, Special Collections & Archives at University of Liverpool

About Talis

Talis is a UK based business whose mission is to apply software and data to help transform education. The Talis Aspire Reading List module enables academics and librarians to find, bookmark, manage, publish and track usage of recommended learning resources for students. The Talis Aspire Digitised Content module enables digitised and copyright cleared content, including items referenced on reading lists, to be uploaded and managed, whilst ensuring authenticated access to students.

The data in the Talis Platform currently includes 160,000 reading lists containing 4.5 million references to learning resources including textbooks, ebooks, journals, documents, videos and web pages. These are teaching resources recommended by nearly 100,000 academics from over 70 universities, and accessible by over 1.3 million students at campuses around the world. The data and the connections between users,

subjects, courses, and resources represent an Education Graph. This graph is used to power a series of collective intelligence based features that use the knowledge of the whole system to help improve teaching and learning.


Summary: University of Liverpool has built a Digitisation Service as part of their ‘Resources for Courses’ initiative to improve student experience. They have selected Talis Aspire Digitised Content to help deliver this service.
Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:November 11, 2014
Publisher:Talis
Company:
Company: Talis
Libraries: University of Liverpool
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/20018

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