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30 years of the World Wide Web

This post was written by David Errington, CEO at Talis. To mark the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, the annual BBC hosted Richard Dimbleby lecture this year was given by Tim Berners-Lee, widely accredited as the principal inventor of the protocols which make up the Web while working at CERN near Geneva.

The following article was written by Talis Chief Operating Officer, Alison Spencer for the Talis Informer newsletter. A little over a year since SAGE Publishing (SAGE) acquired Talis, it feels like an opportune point to reflect on what this has enabled. At the time of the acquisition, SAGE outlined that they wanted to invest in Talis to enable us to do more of what we were already doing, broadening reach into existing and new markets, as well as looking at
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‘The explosion of digital content sharing creates a necessity for learning technology companies to support copyright compliance concerns.’ Talis announces the launch of its new software service – Talis Aspire Digitised Content. Developed with the collaboration of university library partners, The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA), and using trusted data supplied via the OCLC xISBN service, the new software service will help universities and colleges in the United Kingdom manage complex digitisation workflows, and help ensure they are compliant with copyright
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Talis announces today that the University of Stirling has become the latest university to select the Talis Aspire reading-list management service – as it seeks to improve the learning experience for its students. ‘The University has chosen to upgrade to Talis Aspire for its modern interface and ease of use, with the confidence of glowing reports from other university Libraries.’ With the selection of Talis Aspire, students at the university will get access to curated learning resources across multiple platforms, content types and providers, while
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Talis announces today that the University of Leicester has joined 45 others to become one of the latest universities to select the Talis Aspire reading-list management solution – as it seeks to improve the teaching and learning experience for over 20,000 students.  ‘Having evaluated what was available and driven by a requirement to provide access to reading-lists, Talis Aspire provided the best solution.’ Joanne Dunham, Head of Information and Collections at the university, said: ‘We want to improve student experience by providing access
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Talis, a market-leader in Education Technology, today announces that it has been selected by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to provide the School with its Talis Aspire application. ‘We expect Aspire to be a catalyst for change in our teaching support services and to transform and significantly improve the services we offer to taught-course students over the next twelve months.’ Talis will provide advanced resource-management capabilities to the School, replacing the existing reading-list system. With the
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Press Release: Talis CEO to speak at ALT-C 2012

The CEO of Talis Group Ltd, Dave Errington, has been selected to speak at the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) annual conference in Manchester.  The conference, now in its 19th year,  is established as the UK’s main conference for learning technologists and is one the the largest of its kind. Held over three days every September, it provides a forum for practitioners, researchers, managers and policy-makers from education and industry to: ‘ … solve problems, explore, reflect, influence and learn.’
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University of Nottingham Selects Talis Aspire to Provide Reading-Lists to a Global Community of Students ‘The University strives to offer an equivalent learning experience to all students regardless of location, and access to an online reading-list system is fundamental to this.‘ Talis Education Ltd is delighted to announce that the University of Nottingham has selected Talis as its reading-list technology partner. The university has selected Talis Aspire – the market-leading reading-list solution – to play an essential part in the
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With the selection of the Talis Aspire reading-list application, the University of Lincoln library service provides students with enhanced access to learning support – and creates a catalyst for conversations with academics. Talis Education Ltd, a leading technology provider to the higher education market, is delighted to announce that the University of Lincoln has selected the company as its reading-list software provider. With the adoption of the Talis Aspire reading-list application, students at the university get improved access to curated
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Karen Halliday (KH) at Talis talks to Ian Snowley (IS), University Librarian at the University of Lincoln, about its decision to select Talis Aspire as the university’s reading-list solution KH: Tell me a little about Lincoln’s adoption of the Talis Aspire reading-list software? IS: It was part of a bigger strategic IT review that involved the library and various stakeholders across the University. The reason we haven’t adopted earlier is because we needed to get some of the systems work done
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