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KEY INFORMATION Library Books and eBooks

STATUS - Active

This solution covers the provision and servicing of adult fiction and non-fiction, 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 fiction of 43.5% and for non-fiction offers rates of 42.5% for adults and 42% for children. The solution also offers 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.

 
COVID-19 Update
Following the Government’s announcement March 23 2020 to close all non-residential institutions including public libraries, suppliers on the NEPO Library & eBook solution have ceased trading activities for the foreseeable future. Suppliers continue to operate with key personnel to ensure digital library services remain operational throughout the period of the pandemic. 
REFERENCE
NEPO418
START DATE
01/04/2018
CURRENT END DATE
31/03/2021
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 Officer

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