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).

The Reading List Foundation: an update

At Talis Insight Europe 2019, we invited Alan Terry, Co-Founder of the Reading List Foundation to talk about the work they do to support students starting university. In this post, Alan provides an update on the students we raised money to support at the event.

It’s great to see newer Talis Aspire universities get to grips with the system and succeed as they tackle challenges such as academic adoption and engagement with the system. We love sharing great work that our user community has done, in this blog post find out more about the academic engagement project at Trinity College Dublin.

We spoke with Dr Wendy Garnham, Director Of Student Experience (Foundation Year: Arts And Humanities, Social Sciences), at the University of Sussex about her use of Talis Elevate with a large cohort of students. Wendy implemented Talis Elevate into her Foundation module ‘Foundations in Psychology: Applied Psychology’ with a cohort of nearly 200 students to form a collaborative weekly reading task, being used to shape the weekly seminar activity. To date across 5 weekly readings, Wendy’s cohort have made nearly
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Now that the new academic year is underway, thoughts will start to turn to the next round of budget and business case planning for new services. In most cases, projects taken forward are likely to need services and products sourced from commercial suppliers and third parties. Which all leads to the dreaded procurement process which, more often than not, will be some form of formal procurement or tendering process. In this post, we thought we would round up some lessons
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You may have heard about the new EU directive that aims to ensure a high standard of accessibility for websites for Public Sector Bodies. In the UK we’ve seen new regulations on accessibility for websites and mobile applications. At Talis, we work hard to ensure our systems provide the optimal user experience across devices, browsers, and assistive technologies.

Bishop Grosseteste University implemented Talis Aspire in August 2018. During the first year, the team focused on a small number of courses (English, Maths, Counselling, PGCE Primary, History) and early adopter academics to establish workflows and introduce Talis Aspire. A year after implementation, the library team are moving into Talis Aspire as business as usual.