A key part of reviewing lists in Talis Aspire Reading Lists is being able to order the stock that is required for that years reading. We have worked to integrate the universities main book suppliers into the reviews screen so that you can easily link out to the book suppliers and place your orders.
What book suppliers can be used?
- Askews and Holts Library Service*
- Proquest Coutts OASIS
- Ebook Central*
- EBSCO YBP GOBI
How does the integration work?
When conducting a library review of a list, you will see a link to look at the price in your supplier. This is a widget that inserts a link allowing the user to lookup any resources with an ISBN in the book suppliers interface.
The widget constructs a link to the book supplier. On clicking the link, a new browser window will open. If you are not already logged in, the supplier will ask you to log in via a popup window. Once logged in, the supplier will search for a record using the first ISBN present on the resource.
Note: The Enhanced Supplier integrations contain information on available formats for purchase. The standard integrations don't contain this information, so state "not in this integration" - this means that the format information is not available to be displayed, it does not mean that the item is unavailable for purchase.
How do I turn these on?
If you would like any of the suppliers to be added to your reviews setup please raise a support ticket identifying the ones you would like to use.
*Enhanced supplier integration
We have also developed deeper level integrations with Ebook Central and Askews and Holts, details of which can be found in our support articles: