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KEY INFORMATION Library Books and eBooks

STATUS - Active

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

The solution comprises four lots as listed below:

Lot Suppliers
Lot 1: Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & Multimedia Materials

Askews & Holts Library Services Ltd

Browns Books for Students

Lot 2: Children's Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & Multimedia Materials

Askews & Hols Library Services Ltd

Browns Books for Students

Lot 3: Wrap Service; Fiction, Non-Fiction Books & Multimedia Materials

Askews & Holts Library Services Ltd

Browns Books for Students

Lot 4 Sub-lot 4a: eBooks & eAudiobooks
  1. Bolinda
  2. OverDrive
  3. Bibliotheca
  4. Ulverscroft
Lot 4 Sub-lot 4b: eMagazines & eNewspapers 
  1. Bolinda
  2. OverDrive
Lot 4 Sub-lot 4c: eComics
  1. Bolinda
  2. OverDrive
  3. Bibliotheca

 

The benefits of using NEPO418:

  • 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
REFERENCE
NEPO418
START DATE
10/05/2022
CURRENT END DATE
09/05/2026
FINAL END DATE SUBJECT TO EXTENSION(S)
09/05/2026
CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE
2022/S 000-012138
SUPPLIERS
Askews & Holts Library Services Ltd
Bibliotheca
Bolinda
Browns Books for Students
OverDrive
Ulverscroft
AVAILABLE FOR USE BY
All Associate Members/Member Authorities

KEY CONTACT

Marie Bartup
Procurement Coordinator

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