Future opportunity

E-magazines and e-newspapers service for Welsh public libraries

  • The National Library of Wales

F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2024/S 000-009789

Published 26 March 2024, 12:16pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

The National Library of Wales

Penglais, Aberystwyth


SY23 3BU




+44 1970632800


+44 1970615709


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKL1 - West Wales and the Valleys

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at


one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other type


one.5) Main activity

Other activity


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

E-magazines and e-newspapers service for Welsh public libraries

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 92511000 - Library services

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

The provision of a suitable selection e-magazines and e-newspapers to Welsh public library users in-house and remotely

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £247,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKL - Wales

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The service should include a good selection of Welsh UK and possibly international e-magazines and e-newspapers of relevance to Welsh public library users. The interface should be available bilingually in Welsh and English

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

30 April 2024

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=139236.

(WA Ref:139236)