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KEY INFORMATION Library Books and eBooks

STATUS - Active

This solution 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. Stock can be ordered both pre-publication and pre-release.

The solution offers an attractive discount rate for both adult and children’s books at 40.5% and provides consolidated invoicing for both physical goods and associated services (i.e. labelling/RFID programming). The inclusion of an eBook service along with the physical provision will assist libraries in delivering invaluable benefits to the community, including improved literacy levels and digital access to content.

Notes on procurement process: Indicative timescales are as follows:

  • Summer 2021 – Market Engagement
  • February 2022 – Contract Awarded
REFERENCE
NEPO418
START DATE
01/04/2018
CURRENT END DATE
31/03/2022
FINAL END DATE SUBJECT TO EXTENSION(S)
31/03/2022
CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE
2018/S 031-067405
SUPPLIERS
Askews and Holts Limited
bibliotheca Limited
Bolinda UK Limited
OverDrive Inc
Trans UK Limited
AVAILABLE FOR USE BY
All Associate Members/Member Authorities

KEY CONTACT

Marie Bartup
Procurement Coordinator

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