We are often asked 'what is the time out on Talis Aspire Reading List (TARL) and can this be extended?'
TARL timeout occurs after 24 mins of inactivity. If your University's Single Sign On (SSO) time out is shorter, for example 15 mins, it overrides the TARL time out, meaning the system times out after 15 mins of inactivity. Where the SSO is 60 mins time out, the TARL time out will trigger first after 24 mins. We have no plans to change this time out as it is a system wide default, not per tenancy and maintains the security for the end user.
We do recognise that you may be interrupted by other tasks while working your list. A tip that may help to extend your session is to use an auto-refresh tool on another tab signed into your TARL tenancy. This will maintain the login whilst you work in another tab in the same browser uninterrupted. The tool will depend on the browser you use.
This one is a Chrome app, but if you search Auto-Refresh in your browser of choice you may find other suitable alternatives.
REMEMBER to logout and close both tabs when you have finish your task.