Resource Discovery Solution

Resource Discovery Solution

A resource discovery solution for the Chadwick and RAL Libraries of STFC.

Reference number: PS120037

Deadline date:14/09/2012

This deadline is for… Submission of Tender response. Invitation to tender

Contract value:£20,000 – £40,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Oxfordshire

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: RCUK SSC Ltd


Description of the contract

The Chadwick and RAL Libraries (hereafter ‘the Library’) of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) propose to implement a commercial resource discovery solution, integrating search and access to content indexed in its Library Management System, to databases of e-books and other full-text content, and to subscribed electronic journals. The Library aims to select and purchase a solution in financial year 2012-2013 and to fully implement a live service no later than March 2013


Classification of the contract

92510000 Library and archive services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/11/2012 – 31/03/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Rebecca Pearson

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF


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How to apply

Please complete tender documents that are attached.