Cross Catalogue Library Search Service for Wales

Cross Catalogue Library Search Service for Wales

The current web-based solution enables users to search all web-accessible library catalogues of member libraries in Wales from one search box. The contract concerning the current service is due to expire.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 

The National Library of Wales

Collection Services, Penglais, Aberystwyth,

Ceredigion

SY23 3BU

UK

Kathryn Murphy

+44 1970632514

kathryn.murphy@llgc.org.uk

+44 1970615709
www.llgc.org.uk
www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Cross Catalogue Library Search Service for Wales

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

In 2007 The National Library of Wales (NLW) was commissioned by CyMAL to establish a technical solution to the resource discovery and delivery system across libraries in Wales. The current web-based solution enables users to search all web-accessible library catalogues of member libraries in Wales from one search box. The contract concerning the current service is due to expire. NLW is now seeking to appoint a provider with the necessary skills and expertise to provide the Service for a period of at least 24 months. The provision of the Service may subsequently be extended by the Library for up to 2 further one year periods.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code itt_42975 within the appropriate area.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

   
  48160000   Library software package

   
  1000   WALES
  1010   West Wales and The Valleys
  1011   Isle of Anglesey
  1012   Gwynedd
  1013   Conwy and Denbighshire
  1014   South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
  1015   Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
  1016   Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
  1017   Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
  1018   Swansea
  1020   East Wales
  1021   Monmouthshire and Newport
  1022   Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
  1023   Flintshire and Wrexham
  1024   Powys

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

 

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Suppliers must have experience and a track record of providing search services to libraries (references will be required).

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

  a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    17-07-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 21-07-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

 

(WA Ref:11783)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 27-06-2014