The library at Northumbria University and Talis have worked in partnership to develop next-generation library analytics for student success. In this blog post, Nick Woolley, Former Director of Student and Library Services, and from August this year Director of Library Services at Sheffield Hallam University, explains how Northumbria University worked with Talis over the past 6 years to improve the student experience. Find out more about their projects, including the latest undertaking, Advanced Management Information System (MIS).

Following the recent launch of Talis in Canada, Okanagan College has adopted Talis Aspire, in order to improve the integration of learning materials into its courses. Their main aim is to improve the student and faculty experience by creating easier access to resources and to give the library a better insight into resource usage. Talis will work closely with Okanagan College to support their individual needs, as well as those of the wider Canadian Higher Education market, along with other
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The University of Alberta has adopted Talis Aspire, becoming the first university in Canada to do so, officially marking the availability of Talis Aspire in Canada. They have chosen to implement Talis Aspire with student experience in mind, to improve access to resources. Talis will be working closely with the University of Alberta to address their needs, and those of the wider Canadian market, whilst providing all of the benefits of the resource list solution used by over 100 institutions
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Talis Elevate: Reflecting on 2019

The following post was written by Matt East, Learning Technologies Lead at Talis. To say it’s been a busy year for Talis Elevate would be an understatement. Talis Elevate is now being used in teaching at 9 institutions, from individual academics up to department level. We have also seen our first site license purchase, covering a subscription for the next 3 years, at the University of Lincoln, and are working closely with them on the uptake and growth across the
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The following article is based on a conversation between Chris and Jane, with Ian Corns from Talis. It was created for The Talis Informer. Jane Secker, a Senior Lecturer in Educational Development, at City, University of London and Chris Morrison, Copyright, Licensing & Policy Manager at the University of Kent are experts in copyright and licensing in UK universities. They sit on the UUK/GuildHE Copyright Negotiation and Advisory Committee (CNAC) and together run the blog copyrightliteracy.org. We wanted to find out more about
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The following interview took place between Dr Jamie Wood, Principal Lecturer in History in the School of History and Heritage and School Director of Learning and Teaching at the University of Lincoln, and Matt East, Learning Technologies Lead from Talis.  This month, Jamie’s module has surpassed 1000 comments by students on his course material for the current year, in his history course ‘Making Militants’. We spoke to him to find out what he thought was behind this high level of
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The following interview took place between Dr Renan Petersen-Wagner, an academic and course leader at Leeds Beckett University, and Natalie Naik from Talis.  Renan uses Talis Elevate in a 2nd year “Sport Broadcasting” module, made up of 40 students on the Sports Marketing course and 20 students from a Sports Business Management course. The module explores the relationship between media and sport. We wanted to find out more about how Renan was using Talis Elevate and the impact it was
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