Library Solutions and Systems

Library Solutions and Systems

Framework 350NEW
Status: Launch imminent

ESPO is in the process of retendering its existing framework for Library RFID solutions, RFID tag insertion services and additional services and have expanded the scope to include library management systems.

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The new framework proposes a multi-supplier arrangement and will cover a range of Library Solutions including RFID technology, Library Management Systems, installation, tagging service, support and maintenance and additional associated services.
The proposed framework structure is as follows but could be subject to change:
Lot 1A Library RFID Solutions
This lot enables customers to access library RFID equipment, software, installation, support and maintenance, training and a range of associated support services.
Lot 1B Self Service Technology
This lot enables customers to access self-service technology solutions and hardware to enable the general public to access libraries during out of hours, including a range of associated support services.
Lot 2 Library Management Systems
This lot enables customers to access a cloud hosted library management system that will allow them to keep a record of all activity and transactions which occur within the library. Including any associated installation, support and maintenance and training.

The framework will be available for use nationally by any public sector body in the UK including, but not limited to…

  • Local Authority Establishments
  • Schools & Academies
  • Police & Emergency Services
  • NHS & HSC Bodies
  • Central Government Departments & their agencies
  • Registered Charities
Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available on:

What are the benefits of using this framework?

We are intending that this framework will offer an easy to access, compliant route to market for organisations wishing to purchase a wide range of Library Solutions service provision, offering both- direct award and further competition routes.

Further information

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Start date
19 Nov 2019

End date

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Last updated
11 Nov 2019

This framework is available for use nationally

Further help

ICT Team
0116 294 4008

Quote reference
Framework 350NEW

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