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The University of Bradford selects Talis Aspire for online reading lists

Natalie Naik
press release

The University of Bradford have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver their online reading lists service. By improving library workflows with Talis Aspire, they hope to provide an improved experience for students with better access to resources. The University of Bradford is the second university this month to move from their existing system, Rebus:list.

Angela Beswick, Associate Director of IT Operations explained ”We are looking forward to the benefits Talis Aspire will bring through integrating the Talis Aspire Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) tool in Canvas, which will support us in delivering an improved teaching and learning experience for students and staff of the University.”

The University of Bradford plans to integrate reading lists with their new Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Canvas through the Talis Aspire Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) tool. Talis Aspire will be integrated with the University of Bradford’s Library Management System, Innovative Sierra and Discovery Tool Summon.

“We are pleased to announce the University of Bradford are joining the Talis Aspire community. They join a large community of institutions across the UK and the rest of the world who use Talis Aspire and I hope they will benefit from learning about the experiences of others. They are committed to improving student experience with improved access to resources and we are looking forward to supporting them through their journey with Talis Aspire.” said David Errington, CEO of Talis.

The University of Bradford has almost 10,000 students, with over 20% of these coming from outside the UK. Their Management School and Peace Studies departments were among the first of their kind in the world. Find out more on

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