Richer access

December 15, 2000

The University of the West of England is to instal Hyperion, the latest digital media archive sub-system, to add to its Unicorn Collection Management System. The installation will support the development of desktop access to learning, teaching, professional development and research services to more than 22,000 students across eight sites. Hyperion will give students easy access to a unique collection of archive materials, image databases, learning materials and university documents that will support the online electronic learning environment being developed by the university.

Ali Taylor, acting head of library services, said: "Hyperion will enable us to offer our users one-stop-shop access to a range of information resources, supporting a network of virtual, interactive learning environments."

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