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ID: 401087
Title: Full Design, Editing and Production Service for NLS Customer Magazine "Discover NLS"
Contract Type: SERVICES
Procedure Type: Restricted
Contract Award Notice Ref: JUN211514
Internal Ref: Portal Ref: 401087
Contract Category: C - Local contract let on behalf of one buyer
Buyer: National Library of Scotland (AA11622)
Primary CPV Code: 79415000
Additional CPV Code(s): 22000000; 22200000; 22213000; 79000000; 79970000
Is Framework: No
Options: Not Checked Collaborative Contract
Description: Award of the contract to provide a full design, editing and production service for the Library’s customer magazine Discover NLS. This will involve three editions per year: spring, summer and winter with the possibility of a fourth in autumn, subject to NLS business need. The service includes meeting with the NLS editorial team to discuss and plan content for each issue Organising and generating content, editing, designing and producing proofs for checking and understanding all elements of advertising sales Preparing the magazine for print and delivery and in digital format in line with agreed deadlines The scope of service is for a minimum of three and maximum of four issues a year. This comprises the following essential elements: 32 pages , including cover approximately. Depending on the advertising space sold the number of pages may vary. All design, art direction, picture research and artwork Full editorial service, working predominantly with staff-authored articles, but generating all news and short features under direction of the NLS communications team and often using material (press releases etc) provided Some researching, commissioning and interviewing required Pre-production and finalisation for print and print management Delivery and distribution of printed copies as required Supplying magazine in digital format for use on NLS website All sales of advertisements to appear in the magazine. The magazine must be fully accessible i.e the publication, regardless of the medium in which published, should be accessible to the public as is reasonably possible; regardless of any disability or protected characteristics which the customer may or may not have.
Purchasing Team: N/a

Contract Dates


Date Awarded: 04/06/2015
Start Date: 01/07/2015
End Date: 30/06/2017

Contract Extensions


Extended Contract End Date: 30/06/2019
Max Extension Options Available: 12 (months)

Additional Information


Number suppliers eliminated at selection stage for offences/misconduct, legal, social, environmental law or terminated: 0
Additional Information:

Contact Details


Contact Name: Barbara Burke
Email: B.burke@nls.uk

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