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ID: 436218
Title: SCURL Library Management Services Platforms (Hosted and Fully Integrated) Ranked Framework
Contract Type: SUPPLIES
Procedure Type: Open
Contract Award Notice Ref: MAR237319
Internal Ref: Portal Ref: 436218
Contract Category: B - Sectoral collaborative contract
Buyer: APUC Limited (AA10402)
Primary CPV Code: 48000000
Additional CPV Code(s): 48160000; 48161000
Is Framework: Yes
Options: Checked Collaborative Contract
Description: The Authority is supporting the Scottish Confederation of University Research Libraries (SCURL) in procuring Contractor(s) to a Ranked Framework Agreement for the supply and support of fully integrated Library Services Management Platform systems. The Agreement will be in place for an initial period of 2 years with two consecutive 12-month options to extend and the maximum total duration of the Agreement is 4 years. The Agreement will be available to the organisations listed in the Invitation to Tender including SCURL members and affiliated and associate organisations, and Advanced Procurement for Universities & Colleges (APUC) and its members, although there is no pre-commitment to use the agreement other than from the vanguard organisations named below. A SCURL Task Force, convened between June 2013 and May 2014,concluded that procuring a Framework Agreement for Integrated Library Platform Systems would be worthwhile and a working group was established to progress this vision. In the spring of 2015 it was agreed that a “vanguard” approach to procuring such a Framework Agreement should be adopted. Heriot Watt University and Abertay University are the vanguard organisations. Heriot Watt University (HWU), as the primary vanguard, provides the scenario against which bids will be evaluated on a Most Economically Advantageous (MEAT) basis and leads the evaluation of responses to the Invitation to Tender. The top three Most Economically Advantageous Tenders will be admitted to the Framework Agreement and the top-ranked Tenderer will be appointed by BOTH Heriot Watt University (HWU) acting as the primary vanguard and Abertay University (AU) acting as the parallel vanguard.
Purchasing Team: N/a

Contract Dates


Date Awarded: 08/01/2016
Start Date: 08/01/2016
End Date: 08/01/2018

Contract Extensions


Max Extension Options Available: 24 (months)

Additional Information


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

Contact Details


Contact Name: Lorona Watts
Email: lwatts@apuc-scot.ac.uk

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Collaborating buyers

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External RefBuyer Name
101UHI Millennium Institute
102University of Aberdeen
103University of Abertay Dundee
105University of Dundee
107University of Edinburgh
108University of Glasgow
111University of St Andrews
112University of Stirling
113University of Strathclyde
1492City of Glasgow College
1574Fife College
1577Ayrshire College
1578Glasgow Clyde College
1579West College Scotland
1580Glasgow Kelvin College
1581New College Lanarkshire
1582North East College Scotland
1583Dundee and Angus College
1630SRUC
1631Edinburgh College
195Glasgow Caledonian University
197Glasgow School of Art
242Borders College
307Heriot-Watt University
340Edinburgh Napier University
345Newbattle Abbey College
364Queen Margaret University
399Robert Gordon University
448Dumfries and Galloway College
451Forth Valley College
454Inverness College
459Lews Castle College
460Moray College
463Orkney College
464Perth College
466Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
467Sabhal Mor Ostaig
468Shetland College
469South Lanarkshire College
471North Highland College
472West Lothian College
473University of the West of Scotland
AA11622National Library of Scotland
 IDBuyerContract TitleStart DateEnd Date
Quick Quote notice 502867National Library of ScotlandAward of APUC Framework ITS1005 AP Ranked Direct Award - Library Services Platform03/07/201731/10/2021