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The new Higher Education Licence 2016-2019 licence is out and there are a number of welcome changes, especially the changes to reporting. You can read our summary from our previous blog post on what you need to know. We have been working to review the implications for possible improvements to Talis Aspire Digitised Content (TADC). We’d like to discuss some of those changes which have an implication for TADC and the changes and improvements we think they may shape. Extent
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April Product and Service Update

The product and service team are always working hard to consistently provide the best service we can to our customers and users. Find out about some of our latest Talis Developments.

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March Product and Service Update

The product and service team are always working hard to consistently provide the best service we can to our customers and users. Find out about some of our latest Talis Developments.

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We have recently updated the User Interfaces in Talis Aspire Reading Lists and Digitised Content to further simplify user workflows. These changes are part of a wider plan to ensure our applications are easier to use by creating consistency across the interface. This will also provide a clean base for future enhancements. Our new updates are designed to be more intuitive – they will not affect the applications’ functionality, but will make the system easier to navigate. Why are things
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Talis Update: November 2015

Our team are working to improve on how we share Talis updates with you, so as to ensure your getting the most from the Talis services. Recent improvements to the Talis services include: User Interface (UI) Refresh We recently gave Talis Aspire Digitised Content (TADC) a complete UI refresh. You may have noticed that Talis Aspire Reading Lists (TARL) is also having a similar makeover starting with the Admin and Reports. We are now progressing into the student and academic facing
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The Higher Education Green Paper was published on 6th November 2015. Titled “Fulfilling our potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice”, the paper outlines its purpose as: “This consultation contains proposals to reshape the higher education landscape to have students at its heart. Its core aims are to raise teaching standards, provide greater focus on graduate employability, widen participation in higher education, and open up the sector to new high-quality entrants” Since the paper was published, no surprises, there
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The recent edition of the Taking Stock journal published by the National Acquisitions Group (NAG), carried an article on how two institutions in the UK implemented Talis Aspire Reading Lists to improve their Student Experience.  Stephanie Farley from University Of Edinburgh and Maria O’Hara from King’s College London, had teamed up to reflect on how the two institutions approached the rollout in the article titled “Academics, Librarians and Students: Getting everyone on board with a new service at a large institution”. They
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Canvas Certified partner

If you are using or considering Canvas, you can now deliver a seamless reading lists experience with Talis Aspire Reading Lists, we are now a Canvas Certified Partner. As a part of our ongoing work to deliver increasingly  integrated student experiences, students can now access their recommended reading from within  Canvas. This means, you can install the Talis Aspire Reading Lists app from the Canvas EduApp Center. No need to code, or do any bespoke work, just enter some configuration
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