News & Events

View All
24th May 2022

New solution: NEPO418 Library Books & eBooks

NEPO has launched a new solution that provides UK public sector organisations with the supply of library books and ebooks.

Solution overview

NEPO418 Library Books and eBooks covers the provision and servicing of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, eBooks, DVDs and Blu Rays to central delivery points, individual branch libraries, schools and other client establishments.

The solution commenced on 10 May 2022, and features four lots as listed below:

  • Lot 1: Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & Multimedia Materials
  • Lot 2: Children’s Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & Multimedia Materials
  • Lot 3: Wrap Service; Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & Multimedia Materials
  • Lot 4: Digital Content
  • Sub-lot 4a eBooks & eAudiobooks
  • Sub-lot 4b eMagazines & eMagazines
  • Sub-lot 4c eComics

The benefits

NEPO418 Library Books and eBooks delivers the following benefits to public sector buyers:

  • NEPO has undertaken extensive market consultation in advance of procuring this solution, to ensure end-user requirements are met
  • Compliant route to market, removing the need to undertake a lengthy procurement process
  • Public sector buyers can appoint providers via further competition or direct award, to access flexibility and choice
  • NEPO undertake contract management, ensuring that members’ needs are met and exceeded
  • The solution offers an attractive discount rate for both adult and children’s books, based on a discount against RRP
  • Access to a full suite of Digital Content services and platforms

Download the NEPO418 Library Books & eBooks Intro Guide to find out more and request further information.