Talis Aspire Reading Lists provide an interactive resource list that allows students to access the correct materials - when, where, and how they need them. By providing links to online resources and displaying library availability as well as allowing them to make notes and set reading intentions, the lists allow for greater accessibility and interactivity for students.
The leaflet below details the benefits of using Talis Aspire Reading Lists, including information on the digitisation service.
If you are new to Talis or would just like a refresher, these pages will help you to get started. Alternatively, you can request a 1-to-1 appointment by emailing email@example.com
N.B. As we use a different catalogue in Southend, members of staff at our Southend Campus should email firstname.lastname@example.org to get their lists set up on Talis.
Reading lists created using Talis can transform how students interact with their modules' assigned resources. Using these online reading lists can have huge benefits for students. The best practice guide below, created with contributions from University of Essex students and academic colleagues, gives information and top tips on how to best realise these benefits.
There are extra functionalities in Talis that make for a more interactive list. Some key reasons to use Talis are:
You can find what is expected of a module supervisor in relation to their reading list, and what is expected of library staff below.
Responsibility of module supervisors
Responsibility of library staff