As a key provider to the world’s best universities, we partner with a range of organisations who share our commitment to enhancing teaching and learning.

Who we are currently working with

icon imageAskews & Holts

The company provides a wide range of solutions to Public, School and Academic Libraries and other businesses both in the U.K. and overseas, including shelf ready processing, supplier selection services, bibliographic content, multi-media material, eBooks, promotional support and market leading web technology.

icon imageBlackwell's

The UK’s leading academic bookseller, Blackwell’s have served academics, students and librarians since 1879. Our network of bookshops, online services and bespoke supply solutions are a source of engagement, encouragement and inspiration for students and academics alike, ensuring we remain a vital component for our partner institutions.

icon imageBrowns Books for Students

With the Largest UK stockholding of UK print books, Browns Books for students is un-rivalled in delivering over 800,000 titles Next Day for orders placed up to 4pm. Servicing Schools, Colleges and Universities in the UK with Books, eBooks & DVDs. Complementing the speed of supply with a full suite of library servicing solutions, shelf ready processing and an exceptional Customer Care & supplier selection team.

icon imageCanvas

Instructure isn't a traditional education company; it's a technology startup with an open, progressive attitude. That means we're able to meet the demands of our customers in education, but also encourage them to adopt new ways of thinking. Our goal is to create products that make a real, tangible difference to the lives of teachers and students.

icon imageCapita Libraries

Working closely with local authorities for over 20 years, Capita's local government services and software services divisions have built up detailed knowledge and expertise across the spectrum of services typically required by local authorities and social housing organisations.

icon imageThe Co-op

Established in 1958, the Co-op is Australia’s largest provider of textbooks and learning resources. With stores at more than 60 university campuses across Australia and a strong online presence, we are a member-owned, multichannel retailer that knows what university students want and are committed to providing it. The Co-op has textbooks for all subjects and courses, available in a range of competitively priced formats – new, secondhand, eBook, or rentals. Our range also includes general books, tech, pop culture and more.

icon imageCopyright Licensing Agency (CLA)

The Copyright Licensing Agency exists to simplify copyright for content users and copyright owners. Their mission is to help customers legally access, copy and share the published content they need, while also making sure that copyright owners are paid royalties for the use of their work. CLA have been providing rights and licences, as well as a growing range of services that simplify copyright and make it easier to access content, for over 30 years.

icon imageBritish Library

The British Library Document Supply Service supports Higher Education across the UK with swift access to an unrivalled range of research content. Get the most out of the British Library’s collections for you and your students with tailored reading lists and course packs to aid teaching and learning. Source information as and when you need it from our 11 million immediately available electronic articles or from the 35 million more ready to scan on demand.

icon imageDawson Books

Dawson Books, part of the Bertrams Group, are Europe’s largest supplier of academic books, ebooks, shelf ready services and information systems to the University and FE markets. As one of the world’s principal academic and professional library suppliers, Dawson Books is at the forefront of technical innovation in book supply to academic, professional and research institution.

icon imageEBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries. We are the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 900,000 e-books. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

icon imageGOBI® Library Solutions from EBSCO

GOBI® Library Solutions from EBSCO provides convenient discovery and acquisition of print and e-book titles on more than 25 market-leading publisher and aggregator platforms. We have partnered with libraries for more than 40 years, supporting collection management and technical services for academic, medical, research and special libraries throughout the world. GOBI®, our acquisition and collection development interface, provides access to more than 13 million titles in 63 countries worldwide.

icon imageInnovative

Innovative provides leading technology solution and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of library automation products on the market today, serving academic, public, national, corporate and special libraries and consortia. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative has a global presence—serving thousands of libraries in 66 countries and offices worldwide

icon imageitslearning

Established in 1999, itslearning is a leading provider of cloud-based learning platforms, used by millions of teachers, students and administration staff around the world. We provide much more than just a product; we create an integrated digital learning environment that enables teaching to be delivered 24/7, on any device. We work with schools, colleges and training providers from all over the world to support teaching and learning, increase communication and collaboration and improve outcomes. Our platform helps teachers make education more inspiring and valuable for today’s students.

icon imageJohn Smith's

JS Group works as a “solutions provider” to universities throughout the UK, supporting learning and success at all stages of the student journey. We do so through three key service offerings: On campus student stores & websites that provide a rich array of learning resources. Aspire - our cashless bursary management solution that universities use to provide targeted support & engagement. The direct provision of specific learning resources (in print & electronic formats) and equipment based on individual course requirements.

icon imageNorweb

Norweb provides cloud based tools for managing program descriptions and course descriptions complementing and building on existing Student Information Systems. Role-based access control, tailored workflows, intelligent revisioning and version control, data-rich reports, easy-to-use webservices for publishing and focus on quality in every step makes us a natural choice for schools that seek a deeper understanding and control of their core product.

icon imageOCLC

OCLC is a nonprofit global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs so that libraries can better fuel learning, research and innovation. Through OCLC, member libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the most comprehensive global network of data about library collections and services. Libraries gain efficiencies through OCLC’s WorldShare, a complete set of library management applications and services built on an open, cloud-based platform. It is through collaboration and sharing of the world’s collected knowledge that libraries can help people find answers they need to solve problems. Together as OCLC, member libraries, staff and partners make breakthroughs possible.

icon imageProquest Coutts

ProQuest LLC (Coutts Division) has 40 years experience of supplying print and eBooks, to the academic, government, public and commercial library markets worldwide. Operating successfully as a book aggregator we have developed strong working relationships with both our client libraries and the publisher community, ensuring the efficient and comprehensive supply of relevant material for our firm orders, approvals, standing orders, cataloguing, processing and eBook services.

icon imageSolutionpath

Solutionpath is revolutionising the way in which universities harness student engagement data to improve academic attainment and retention, and support student well-being. Developed in-sector, the StREAM ((Student Retention, Engagement and Attainment Monitoring) platform passively monitors student engagement with key university resources to provide tutors, tutees and support staff with a simple intuitive dashboard in support of the learning journey.

icon imageVitalSource

The world-leader in innovation and delivering e-content and technology, VitalSource provides educators and students with immersive, interactive experiences and helps publishers create customised, accessible, native and 100% offline-enabled content. With 1 million-plus titles from 1,000-plus providers, Bookshelf®, our unrivalled delivery platform and our learning technology, partner institutions with powerful analytics allowing the monitoring of usage and progress to ensure student success. As the number one platform in the recent Jisc e-book accessibility audit, our in-built assistive technologies for visual, hearing, or mobility impairments will also help publishers and educators create and distribute digital textbooks for students with all abilities.

icon imageWaterstones

Waterstones Booksellers Limited is the UK’s leading High Street Book Retailer trading from 288 bookshops. Waterstones shops can offer, students and staff a convenient and local personalised service. Online, offers students a ‘click & collect’ facility as well as a Marketplace for used textbooks.


We’re one of the largest online bookshops in the UK, offering over 9 million books, all with free worldwide delivery. We also have a huge range of revision guides, books and resources for university courses. We strive to offer the books you need at the cheapest prices, so whatever book you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it on

Why partner with Talis?

The Talis Partner Programme is free. With every addition, the community continues to develop to support the success of our shared customers.

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Improved customer experience

Together with our partners, we deliver more seamless user experiences for our customers. Deep integrations ensure your solutions are embedded directly within institutional workflows.

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Increased discoverability

The best universities in eight countries are using Talis, including over half of the UK Higher Education Institutions. Ensure your services are discoverable by over half a million students and tens of thousands of academics across the world.

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Increased exposure and reach

Take advantage of joint marketing opportunities to increase exposure and reach. We work exclusively with Talis Partners to exhibit at our events, be involved in joint webinar programmes and other marketing activities.

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Uncover new opportunities

We can do more together, in partnership. Being part of the Talis Partner Programme provides a framework for us to explore and develop shared business development opportunities.

Benefits of the Talis Partner Programme

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We will work with you to develop, test and certify your new integration with Talis. Certification assures our shared customers that we will support the integration and advise on implementation.

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You will receive a dedicated Consultant to advise on your specific integrations with the Talis. Partners can authorise two technical contacts to manage your liaison with Talis.

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We are constantly developing our APIs to enable you to Integrate your solutions with Talis. Review API documentation and liaise with our Consulting team who will support and advise.

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We recognise the importance of relationships and continuity. Our Partners have access to a named member of our Support team to log technical support issues related to your certified integrations.

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Extend your reach within the Higher Education Institutions across the world through joint marketing initiatives. We work exclusively with our partners on events and other activities. Get in front of Library and Learning Technology leaders through our joint marketing programmes.

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Access the Talis commercial and technical teams to discuss opportunities and developments as we move forward together.

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