Talis becomes a SAGE company

Talis has been acquired by SAGE Publishing, a leading independent, academic and professional publisher founded in 1965. SAGE Publishing will provide Talis with the opportunity to grow and expand into new markets whilst maintaining their existing relationships with customers and partners. Talis will continue to be run as a separate business by its existing management as a SAGE company from its offices in Birmingham UK.

The University of Oxford, ranked number one in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists service and copyright management system. They join Talis as the 100th customer worldwide.

London Metropolitan University have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists and copyright management. This is part of a wider library project, as they update their LMS and discovery platform from Innovative Millennium to Innovative Sierra, which will be integrated with Talis Aspire. The Talis Services and Consulting teams will be working closely with teams at LMU to get Talis Aspire set up for the start of the new academic year 2018/19.

Welcome to this month’s Developer Community newsletter. Be LTI-Ready for September 2018 Talis Aspire’s Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) tool allows deep embedding of lists and list sections in the learning management system. 50% of our customers are currently either live or testing this new integration, and it works with all the major Learning systems. See the introductory videos and find out how to get LTI setup in your learning system. Moodle 3.5 Moodle 3.5 is now in a stable release
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Leeds Beckett University are moving from their existing system, Rebus:List to Talis Aspire, in order to provide enhanced integration with their Library Management System, SirsiDynix Symphony. They will integrate Talis Aspire with their Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Blackboard, to provide a more seamless experience for students and academics. They also aim to make use of Talis Aspire’s reporting and acquisitions tools in order to streamline library workflows.

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.