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Edge Hill University selects Talis Aspire to replace rebus:list

Natalie Naik
press release

Following a review of their reading list service, currently provided using rebus:list, Edge Hill University have decided to adopt Talis Aspire.

Edge Hill University already deliver a strong student experience and are looking to take this to the next level by streamlining library workflows. As a Talis Aspire customer, they will also be provided with 24 hour support from our dedicated customer service team alongside the Talis Aspire User Group community, ensuring the smooth transition to Talis Aspire. Edge Hill University will also enjoy expert on-going Support and access to a wide range of experience, we welcome them to the Talis Aspire community as our 74th UK customer.

Alison Mackenzie, Dean of Learning Services said, “we are anticipating the service will provide us with rich data about the reading habits of our students. Analytics of student use of content, as evidenced through their interaction with reading lists, will provide us with valuable data that will not only guide future purchasing decisions but ensure our collections remain relevant and we are genuinely meeting the needs of our students and increasing their satisfaction with our services. We are delighted to sign up to this new partnership with Talis Aspire and look forward to the benefits it will bring to the whole of the Edge Hill community.”

David Errington, CEO of Talis commented, “We are pleased to welcome an institution with such high standards of teaching and student experience such as Edge Hill University to the Talis Aspire Community. We will be working closely with them to help them continue to reach their goals and look forward to playing a part in their future success.”

Edge Hill University is based in the North-West of England and teaches 9,587 Full-time undergraduate students and 1,085 Full-time postgraduate students. They were awarded  for “Best student experience in the North West” in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016, “Top 10 in the UK for teaching quality” in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 and winner of the “Times Higher Education UK University of the Year Award” in 2014. Find out more here:

Talis help 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, reproduction rights organisations (RRO), bookstores and content 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.

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