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Title: Rock's Backpages 2019 to 2022 Agreement
Published by: Jisc Services Ltd
Publication Date: 09/10/2019
Deadline Date:
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Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Jisc has entered into a contract with Backpages Ltd for its online database of music, writing and journalism. It is a library primary source which will be offered to our members, not for Jisc's own use. Our members (Institutions) can select an annual commitment or a 3-year commitment for their subscription. The agreement will run from 1.10.2019 to 30.9.2022.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Jisc Services Ltd

One Castle Park, Tower Hill

Bristol

BS2 0JA

UK

Contact person: Claire Forkner

E-mail: procurement@jisc.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.jisc.ac.uk

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: National Education and Research Network Provider

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Rock's Backpages 2019 to 2022 Agreement

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Jisc has entered into a contract with Backpages Ltd for their online database of music, writing and journalism. It is a library primary source. The service has been contracted on behalf of Jisc members, not for Jisc's own use.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 301 351.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Jisc has entered into a contract with Backpages Ltd for its online database of music, writing and journalism. It is a library primary source which will be offered to our members, not for Jisc's own use. Our members (Institutions) can select an annual commitment or a 3-year commitment for their subscription. The agreement will run from 1.10.2019 to 30.9.2022.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information

The contract value is approximate over the contract period. This is the aggregated sum of the licence fees that will be paid to the supplier by Jisc member institutions; Jisc itself makes not payment to the supplier for this service.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

Justification for selected award procedure:

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance

Explanation

This is an agreement for content that is unique to Backpages Ltd. Jisc is clear that the arrangement falls with. Jisc is clear that the arrangement falls within the artistic derogation, contained within Regulation 32(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, permitting Jisc to enter into the direct award.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 171-418472

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

23/09/2019

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 1

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Backpages Ltd

94-95 South Worple Way

London

SW14 8ND

UK

NUTS: UK

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 301 351.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Jisc Services Ltd

Bristol

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

07/10/2019


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80000000Education and training servicesEducation

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