Birmingham, UK—YBP Library Services (YBP), a division of EBSCO Information Services , has partnered with Talis to bring more choice, and increased efficiencies, for course reading list driven library acquisitions and
This partnership makes the integration between YBP and Talis Aspire, already in use at many Australasian universities, available now to our shared customers in the UK. Customers who use Talis Aspire workflows and data to inform their acquisitions strategy can now seamlessly, and at scale, acquire the right content in the right format, directly from YBP.
"YBP's biggest strength has always been choice, and as a division of EBSCO, we have further strengthened our offerings especially in the e-book space," said Paul Donovan, Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, Oceania, Sub-Saharan Africa & Latin America . "Our integration with Talis Aspire has already been delivering value to many of our mutual customers in Australia and New Zealand. Through our partnership with Talis, we can now bring these benefits to the UK, and explore more ways to extend how we work together."
YBP and Talis will explore further enhancements and integration to support the greater choice, efficiencies and value that customers seek, as they ensure students can access the right course materials from Talis Aspire.
"It is an important step to extend our relationship with YBP and to welcome them to our growing partner programme. We recognise the need for customer choice and for Talis Aspire to integrate seamlessly with other best of breed services" said Mark Bush, Head of Commercial Development at Talis. "We look forward to working further with YBP for the benefit of our growing shared customers across Europe and Asia-Pacific."
To learn more about YBP Library Services, visit the YBP website . For additional information on Talis Aspire, visit the Talis website .
Talis helps universities in eight countries, including over 60% of all UK universities, to manage and deliver learning resources online. Talis services integrate with all major ILS and LMS solutions together with a range of authentication services, RROs, bookstores and providers. The cloud based SaaS system hosts nearly 500,000 reading lists, with over 20 million references, serving in excess of 176 million views of reading lists by students each year. For more information about Talis, visit http://talis.com .
YBP Library Services provides print and digital content, supporting collection management and technical services to academic, research and special libraries throughout the world. GOBI , YBP's acquisition and collection development interface, provides access to more than 13 million titles. YBP has 300 employees with customers in 63 countries and is headquartered in Contoocook, N.H., USA. For more on the company, visit www.ybp.com .
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 10,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) provides each
institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more
than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 900,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com . EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.