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Title: Library Management System
Published by: Essex County Council
Publication Date: 23/06/2018
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Prior Information Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Essex County Council is currently reviewing its Library Strategy which includes reviewing the technology that underpins customer interactions.

At a high level we anticipate that a future solution will include:

Cloud based solution with support and maintenance; Enriched customer experience including access to range of content types, enhanced content presentation, range of alerts and contact methods; Customer and staff interface designed for web access / mobile device; Stock management tools; Tools for effective / efficient delivery of front line services; Powerful Management Information capability; Scalability to accommodate data volumes attendant on a Library Authority of ECC scale; Capability to integrate solution with a range of technologies such as RFID, public network management, content enrichment / cataloguing; End to end electronic trading with suppliers; Capability to integrate with corporate financial solution for purchasing / customer income; WCAG AA compliance for solution accessibility.

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Essex County Council

County Hall, Market Road

Chelmsford, Essex

CM1 1QH

UK

Contact person: Laraine Tolson

Telephone: +44 3457430430

E-mail: laraine.tolson@essex.gov.uk

NUTS: UKH3

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.bipsolutions.com

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Library Management System

Reference number: 0140

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48161000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Essex County Council (ECC) is currently reviewing its Library Strategy which includes the technology that underpins customer interactions. Historically ECC has used a locally hosted system for management of library services, stock and customer interactions, but are now commencing early market engagement activities ahead of a potential procurement exercise to ensure that our library management solution meets the future needs of our library service.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

48160000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH3


Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Essex County Council is currently reviewing its Library Strategy which includes reviewing the technology that underpins customer interactions.

At a high level we anticipate that a future solution will include:

Cloud based solution with support and maintenance; Enriched customer experience including access to range of content types, enhanced content presentation, range of alerts and contact methods; Customer and staff interface designed for web access / mobile device; Stock management tools; Tools for effective / efficient delivery of front line services; Powerful Management Information capability; Scalability to accommodate data volumes attendant on a Library Authority of ECC scale; Capability to integrate solution with a range of technologies such as RFID, public network management, content enrichment / cataloguing; End to end electronic trading with suppliers; Capability to integrate with corporate financial solution for purchasing / customer income; WCAG AA compliance for solution accessibility.

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

03/06/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Development of a detailed set of requirements is planned that will inform ECC's specification for a future procurement, however we are seeking to inform our understanding of current solution capability and commercial models. As part of early market engagement, ECC would like to:

— invite interested suppliers to respond to a survey — details will be supplied on request to laraine.tolson@essex.gov.uk,

— invite interested suppliers to attend 1 to 1 sessions with the project team to explore how solutions could meet our requirements and demonstrate ideas for innovation. These sessions will likely take place during weeks commencing 9, 16.7.2018.

Please send your expression of interest to Laraine Tolson at the above address by no later than 17:00 hours on Wednesday 4.7.2018.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=326744265

GO Reference: GO-2018621-PRO-12656908

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

21/06/2018


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Main Contact: laraine.tolson@essex.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
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IDTitleParent Category
48161000Library management systemLibrary software package
48160000Library software packageIndustry specific software package

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