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Press Release: The Talis Aspire Community Continues to Grow

Alison Spencer
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PRESS RELEASE: Birmingham, United Kingdom —May 20th, 2012.

Six universities in the United Kingdom have joined others in offering the Talis Aspire Campus Edition digital reading-list solution to their faculty and students.

Talis Education Ltd, market-leader in the provision of digital reading-list software for academic libraries and HEIs, is pleased to announce that six more university libraries in the United Kingdom have selected Talis Aspire Campus Edition.

New Talis Aspire sites include the following:

City University, London, United Kingdom

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

University of Hull, United Kingdom

University of Leicester, United Kingdom

University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

A new member of the Talis Aspire community, Oxford Brookes University Library, was keen to adopt a reading-list solution that could be successfully and easily integrated into the existing infrastructure. Jan Haines, Head of Library Services at Oxford Brookes University Library, said:

‘We were impressed by how Talis Aspire can be fully integrated into Moodle as well as working seamlessly with our Capita LMS and Prism3 catalogue which made it an obvious choice to meet our needs.’

This sentiment was echoed by Maire Lanigan, Library Director at City University, London, who said that the proven ability of the Talis Aspire Campus Edition solution to integrate with the City University LMS, Innovative’s Millennium, and theMoodle VLE were ‘big pulls’ as was the ability to surface the tool in the library catalogue and embed in the subject library guides.

‘Dave Errington, Chief Executive Officer of Talis Education Ltd noted:

‘We are pleased to see Talis Aspire extending its market leadership in our home market and look forward to the positive responses of Norwegian and Australian libraries to the software trials currently underway in those countries.’

 Notes for Editors:

 About Talis Education Ltd

Talis Education Ltd is a subsidiary of Talis Group Ltd – a privately owned innovation company based in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

The company was built by a group of experts from the linked data, semantic web and academic library management industries. Together, they work to innovate in the fields of learning management and communications. Building solutions designed to transform university workflows, and connect learners, lecturers and libraries to learning resources – from the cloud.

About Talis Aspire

Talis Education Ltd works with partners in Higher Education to deliver Talis Aspire Campus Edition, the market-leading reading-list management solution, and Talis Aspire Community Edition, a reference library. The company’s innovative technology has transformed the learning experience of many thousands of students through the development of the world’s first linked data enterprise application – Talis Aspire Campus Edition.

Media Contact: Karen Halliday

Talis Education Ltd

The Exchange

19 Newhall Street

Birmingham B3 3PJ


Phone: +44 (0) 121 374 2740


Twitter: @talisaspire

Press Release – The United Kingdom Talis Aspire Community Continues to Grow – May 2012

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