Posts categorised: Guest post

This is a guest post from Sarah Field, Liaison Librarian at the University of Kent.   Preparing for our forthcoming presentation at Talis Insight Europe 2019 has given me, and colleague Emma Mires-Richards, an opportunity to reflect on the work we, with others, have been doing in the last year. One aspect that is encouraging for us as academic liaison librarians, with responsibility for collection development and engagement, is the acknowledgement outside of the library that reading lists play a significant role in
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During one of our routine Services calls with Harper Adams University, Matt Bryan, librarian was explaining about the progress made with academic engagement following a session he ran, inspired by Allie Taylor’s Insight Europe 2017 presentation and the implementation of Talis Aspire’s Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) integration.

Helen Lynch, Subject Librarian Team Leader from the University of Waikato recently reached out to the Talis Aspire User Group to explain how their university library team support academic engagement through module guides. We wanted to find out more about how the module guides were created and how they are used. 

Talis Aspire and DMU Resource Lists

Hailed as the ‘Talis Aspire Queen’ by her colleagues at the De Montfort University library, Karen Harrison, an Information Assistant working in the Academic Liaison team is about to embark on her retirement. With a wealth of library knowledge, we asked her to share a few words on her experience.

Ed Chamberlain, Head of Resources at the University of East Anglia recently joined us for a webinar to discuss how they went about building their successful business case for Talis Aspire Reading Lists. You can watch a recording of the webinar here and find out how he was able to win over the board and getting funding for TARL. Ed shared with us some of his top tips for building a case and for implementation. Do your research Ensure you
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The University of Reading became a new Talis customer in early 2015. In a bid to encourage engagement within the academic community, the Library took a two-fold approach: guided training and support on the use of the Talis Aspire Reading Lists and Digitised Content, and promoting solid pedagogic reasoning as to why online reading lists, in particular, could not only improve the student experience at Reading but also help develop information and digital literacy skills. Work had begun on this
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Having completed our Talis Aspire Reading Lists Tenancy Questionnaire, we were able to organise our Talis Aspire Reading Lists kick off webinar, which was scheduled for 13th February 2014. We gathered our project team together to attend this webinar; our project team consisted of eight but covered all the key teams who will be inputting into our Talis Aspire Reading Lists implementation. Our Project team was made up of three people from the IT Department  with expertise in authentication and implementation;
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