Press Release: Goldsmiths, University of London and Royal Holloway, University of London both select Talis Aspire
Talis are pleased to welcome another two new universities joining the Talis Aspire Community. Goldsmiths, University of London and Royal Holloway, University of London have both recently adopted Talis Aspire to support their strategies to drive student experience of learning resources.
John Tuck, Director of Library Services at Royal Holloway, University of London commented “We are pleased to be acquiring Talis Aspire as we seek to improve and enhance reading list and course provision at Royal Holloway.”
Dr. Jacqueline Cooke, Joint Acting Librarian at Goldsmiths, University of London commented “We expect that Talis Aspire will be a very useful resource for students, making it much easier for them to find resources for their studies.”
For more information about:
Goldsmiths, University of London – see http://www.gold.ac.uk
Royal Holloway, University of Lond – see http://www.rhul.ac.uk
More 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 consists of over 100,000 reading lists containing over 3.3 million references to learning resources including textbooks, ebooks, journals, documents, videos and web pages. These are teaching resources recommended by academics from over 50 universities, and used by over 1 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.