Other Systems

Since the launch of LORLS over a decade ago a number of other reading/resource list management system have appeared.

Those still active/being developed include:

  • Leganto – Commercial product from Ex Libris
  • MyReading – In-house development at the University of Huddersfield
  • Rebus:list – Commercial product from PTFS Europe
  • Talis Aspire – Commercial solution developed by Talis Ltd and replacement for Talis List
  • Telstar – Open source solution provided by the Open University (for use with Moodle and Refworks)

The following systems no longer appear to be being developed:

  • LibraryLink – Commercial product developed by LearnBuild and successor to Sentient Discover
  • List8D – Partly JISC funded project undertaken by the University of Kent
  • Reserves Direct – Open source solution provided by Emory Libraries
  • Sentient Discover – Commercial solution developed by Sentient
  • Talis List – Commercial solution originally developed by Talis Ltd
  • Unilibri – Cloud-based service from Unlibri Ltd.

If you are aware of any other systems then please let us know.

You may be interested to know that there is a JISC mailing list for users and developers of commercial and open source reading list solutions (https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=READING-LIST-SOLUTIONS).

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