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Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 Notice]] December 2019.  For more detail see section on '​Invitations to tender'​ below + + ==== National catalogue/​knowledge base for UK HE ==== (Jan 2017)\\ (Jan 2017)\\ Line 11: Line 15: |Capita|3|11| |Capita|3|11| - |ExLibris|32|5| + |Ex Libris|32|5| |Innovative|3|8| |Innovative|3|8| |OCLC|1|0| |OCLC|1|0| Line 18: Line 22: |Change|51|34| |Change|51|34| - |**University** \\  **(more detail in the "​Decisions.."​ section below)** |**New system Vendor** |**Date selected (approx** )|**Old system vendor** |**Notes** | + |**University** \\ + **(more detail in the "​Decisions.."​ section below)** |**New system Vendor** |**Date selected (approx** )|**Old system vendor** |**Notes** ​| + |Aberdeen|Ex Libris|March 2019|Ex Libris|Upgrade to Alma from Aleph| + |University of East Anglia (Norwich)|OCLC|Jan 2019|Ex Libris|Lowest offer: 182 831.00 GBP / Highest offer: 583 539.00 GBP \\ + The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years, it may be extended for a further 5 years.| + |University of Worcester|SirsiDynix|December 2018|Capita|Joint procurement with Worcester County Council (public library) 'The Hive' joint library| + |Harper Adams|Ex Libris|December 2018| |Lot 1: Library Services Platform (LSP) and Discovery Service; \\ + Lot 2: Resource List Management Software (RLMS)| |Queen Mary, University of London|Innovative Interfaces|October 2018|SirsiDynix| | |Queen Mary, University of London|Innovative Interfaces|October 2018|SirsiDynix| | - |Nottingham|ExLibris|July 2018|ExLibris|Migration from Aleph to Alma| + |Goldsmiths,​ University of London|SirsiDynix|October 2018|Ex Libris| | - |Arts University ​Bournmouth|PTFS (Koha)|July 2018| | | + |University of Leeds|Ex Libris|September 2018|Innovative Interfaces|£557K| - |Chester|Innovative Interfaces|Feb2018|Innovative|Upgrade to cloud hosted Sierra from Millennium| + |Nottingham|Ex Libris|July 2018|ExLibris|Migration from Aleph to Alma| + |Liverpool Hope|Ex Libris|May 2018|Capita| ​| + |Arts University ​Bournemouth|PTFS (Koha)|July 2018| | | + |Goldsmiths,​ University of London|SirsiDynix|October 2018|Ex Libris| | + |Chester|Innovative Interfaces|Feb 2018|Innovative|Upgrade to cloud hosted Sierra from Millennium| |Wolverhampton|ExLibris|Feb 2018|Capita|LSP,​ Discovery and Reading Lists solution ((Leganto)| |Wolverhampton|ExLibris|Feb 2018|Capita|LSP,​ Discovery and Reading Lists solution ((Leganto)| - |Bristol|OCLC|Feb2018|ExLibris| | + |Bristol|OCLC|Feb 2018|Ex Libris| | - |UCL (university College London)|ExLibris|Jan2018|ExLibris|upgraded from Aleph to Alma-no tender| + |UCL (university College London)|Ex Libris|Jan2018|Ex Libris|upgraded from Aleph to Alma-no tender| |Oxford Brookes|OCLC|Dec 2017|Capita| | |Oxford Brookes|OCLC|Dec 2017|Capita| | - |Southampton Solent|ExLibris|Dec 2017|ExLibris|Upgrade from Aleph to Alma (no tender)| + |Southampton Solent|Ex Libris|Dec 2017|Ex Libris|Upgrade from Aleph to Alma (no tender)| - |Robert Gordon|ExLibris|Dec2017|SirsiDynix|The contract was concluded as part of the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL) and Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) framework| + |Middlesex|Ex Libris|Dec 2017|SirsiDynix|Alma and Primo| - |University of Law|ExLibris|Dec 2017|ExLibris|Moved form ExLibris ​Voyager via tender process| + |Robert Gordon|Ex Libris|Dec 2017|SirsiDynix|The contract was concluded as part of the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL) and Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) framework| - |Birmingham|ExLibris|Nov 2017|ExLibris|upgrade form Aleph to Alma (no tender process)| + |University of Law|Ex Libris|Dec 2017|Ex Libris|Moved form Ex Libris ​Voyager via tender process| + |Birmingham|Ex Libris|Nov 2017|Ex Libris|upgrade form Aleph to Alma (no tender process)| + |Sunderland|Capita|June 2017|Capita|Contract renewed with Capita| |Richmond, The American International University|PTFS-Europe|April 2017|ExLibris (Voyager)| | |Richmond, The American International University|PTFS-Europe|April 2017|ExLibris (Voyager)| | - |Loughborough University|PTFS ​(Koha/​Coral)|April 2017|ExLibris ​Aleph|Koha library system and Coral ERM| + |Loughborough University|PTFS|April 2017|Ex Libris ​Aleph|Koha library system and Coral ERM| |Pearson College London|SirsiDynix|March 2017|n/a| | |Pearson College London|SirsiDynix|March 2017|n/a| | + |St Georges University of London|ExLibris|March 2017| |Upgrade to Alma from Aleph| |University of Buckingham|SirsiDynix|March 2017|SirsiDynix| | |University of Buckingham|SirsiDynix|March 2017|SirsiDynix| | |University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2016|Capita (Alto)| | |University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2016|Capita (Alto)| | Line 40: Line 58: |Liverpool John Moores University|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2016|Ex Libris Aleph| | |Liverpool John Moores University|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2016|Ex Libris Aleph| | |University of Huddersfield|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2016|SirsiDynix (Horizon)| | |University of Huddersfield|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2016|SirsiDynix (Horizon)| | - |University of Kent|SirsiDynix|December 2016|Ex Libris \\ (Voyager)|Part of shared system: Universities of Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch. \\ Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution.| + |University of Kent|SirsiDynix|December 2016|Ex Libris \\ - |Canterbury Christ Church University|SirsiDynix|December 2016|ExLibris ​\\ (Aleph)|Part of shared system: Universities of Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch. \\ Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution.| + (Voyager)|Part of shared system: Universities of Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch. \\ - |University of Greenwich|SirsiDynix|December 2016|Capita \\ (Alto)|Part of shared system: Universities of Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch. \\ Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution.| + Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution.| + |Canterbury Christ Church University|SirsiDynix|December 2016|Ex Libris ​\\ + (Aleph)|Part of shared system: Universities of Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch. \\ + Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution.| + |University of Greenwich|SirsiDynix|December 2016|Capita \\ + (Alto)|Part of shared system: Universities of Kent, Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch. \\ + Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution.| |University of Gloucestershire|OCLC (WMS)|November 2016|Ex Libris|OCLC WMS and WorldCat Discovery| |University of Gloucestershire|OCLC (WMS)|November 2016|Ex Libris|OCLC WMS and WorldCat Discovery| - |London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art \\ (LAMDA)|PTFS (Koha)|October 2016| | | + |London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art \\ - |University of London \\ Senate House Library \\ • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library \\ • Institute of Classical Studies Library \\ • Institute of Historical Research Library \\ • Warburg Institute Library \\ • Heythrop College University of London \\ • The University of London institute in Paris \\ • The Wallace Collection \\ • The hosted catalogue of the Bibliographical Society|Innovative Interfaces (Sierra)|August 2016|Innovative Interfaces (Millennium)|Upgrade to Sierra selected as part of a competitive tender process| + (LAMDA)|PTFS (Koha)|October 2016| | | + |University of London \\ + Senate House Library \\ + • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library \\ + • Institute of Classical Studies Library \\ + • Institute of Historical Research Library \\ + • Warburg Institute Library \\ + • Heythrop College University of London \\ + • The University of London institute in Paris \\ + • The Wallace Collection \\ + • The hosted catalogue of the Bibliographical Society|Innovative Interfaces (Sierra)|August 2016|Innovative Interfaces (Millennium)|Upgrade to Sierra selected as part of a competitive tender process| |London School of Hygiene &​Tropical Medicine|Ex Libris (Alma)|August 2016|SirsiDynix| | |London School of Hygiene &​Tropical Medicine|Ex Libris (Alma)|August 2016|SirsiDynix| | |Royal Veterinary College|SirsiDynix|July 2016|SirsiDynix| | |Royal Veterinary College|SirsiDynix|July 2016|SirsiDynix| | |University of the West of Scotland (UWS)|Ex Libris (Alma)|June 2016|Innovative| | |University of the West of Scotland (UWS)|Ex Libris (Alma)|June 2016|Innovative| | - |Cambridge University Library|Ex Libris (Alma)|April 2016|Ex Libris|Moving from Voyager| + |Cambridge University Library|Ex Libris (Alma)|April 2016|Ex Libris|Moving from Ex LibrisVoyager| - |Scottish Confederation of University Research Libraries (SCURL) (see below for list of participating institutions)|ExLibris, OCLC and Innovative Interfaces|March 2016|Various|Framework agreement only–ie makes it easier for libraries in the consortium to buy a system from the approved list of vendors| + |Scottish Confederation of University Research Libraries (SCURL) (see below for list of participating institutions)|Ex Libris, OCLC and Innovative Interfaces|March 2016|Various|Framework agreement only–ie makes it easier for libraries in the consortium to buy a system from the approved list of vendors| |University of Reading|SirsiDynix|February 2016|SirsiDynix| | |University of Reading|SirsiDynix|February 2016|SirsiDynix| | - |Cranfield University|SirsiDynix|January 2016|SirsiDynix / PTFS Europe ​(Koha)|Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution| + |Cranfield University|SirsiDynix|January 2016|SirsiDynix / PTFS Europe|Cranfield campus upgraded. Shrivenham migrated from PTFS Europe supported ​Koha. Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution| - |Heriot Watt|Ex Libris (Alma)|January 2016|Ex Libris (Voyager)|Alma & Primo| + |Heriot Watt|Ex Libris (Alma)|January 2016|Ex Libris (Voyager)|Alma & Primo -upgrade for Ex Libris Voyager| |Abertay|Ex Libris (Alma)|January 2016|Ex Libris (Voyager)|Alma & Primo| |Abertay|Ex Libris (Alma)|January 2016|Ex Libris (Voyager)|Alma & Primo| |Northumbria|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2015|Capita (Alto)|Alma & Primo| |Northumbria|Ex Libris (Alma)|December 2015|Capita (Alto)|Alma & Primo| |Lincoln|Capita|December 2015|SirsiDynix| | |Lincoln|Capita|December 2015|SirsiDynix| | |Keele|Ex Libris|November 2015|Innovative|Alma & Primo| |Keele|Ex Libris|November 2015|Innovative|Alma & Primo| - |Bath|Ex Libris|November 2105|SirsiDynix|Also selected the ExLibris ​Leganto Reading List solution| + |Bath|Ex Libris|November 2105|SirsiDynix|Also selected the Ex Libris ​Leganto Reading List solution| |Cumbria|Ex Libris|September 2015|Capita| | |Cumbria|Ex Libris|September 2015|Capita| | |Guildhall School of Music and Drama|SirsiDynix|July 2015|SirsiDynix| | |Guildhall School of Music and Drama|SirsiDynix|July 2015|SirsiDynix| | |Brunel University|SirsiDynix|July 2015|SirsiDynix|Upgrade (didn'​t go to tender)| |Brunel University|SirsiDynix|July 2015|SirsiDynix|Upgrade (didn'​t go to tender)| - |Royal Holloway University London|ExLibris|July 2015|ExLibris|Open tender -but upgrade from ExLibris Aleph| + |Royal Holloway University London|Ex Libris|July 2015|ExLibris|Open tender -but upgrade from ExLibris Aleph| - |Strathclyde|ExLibris|June 2015|ExLibis (Voyager)|Alma & Primo| + |Strathclyde|Ex Libris|June 2015|ExLibis (Voyager)|Alma & Primo| - |Dundee|ExLibris|June 2015|ExLibris (Aleph)|Alma & Primo. Upgrade (didn'​t go to tender)| + |Dundee|Ex Libris|June 2015|ExLibris (Aleph)|Alma & Primo. Upgrade (didn'​t go to tender)| - |Leicester|ExLibris|April 2015|SirsiDynix| | + |Leicester|Ex Libris|April 2015|SirsiDynix| | |Sheffield Hallam|ExLibris|April 2015|Innovative Interfaces| | |Sheffield Hallam|ExLibris|April 2015|Innovative Interfaces| | |Buckinghamshire New University|SirsiDynix|March 2015|SirsiDynix|direct award| |Buckinghamshire New University|SirsiDynix|March 2015|SirsiDynix|direct award| - |Surrey|ExLibris|March 2015|Capita| | + |Surrey|Ex Libris|March 2015|Capita| | - |Edinburgh|ExLibris|March 2015|ExLibris ​(Voyager)| | + |Edinburgh|Ex Libris|March 2015|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)| | - |University of the Arts, London|PTFS (Koha Open source)|March 2015|ExLibris ​(Voyager)| | + |University of the Arts, London|PTFS (Koha Open source)|March 2015|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)| | |Northampton|Innovative Interfaces|March 2015|Capita| | |Northampton|Innovative Interfaces|March 2015|Capita| | - |Sussex|ExLibris|February 2015|Capita| | + |Sussex|Ex Libris|February 2015|Capita| | |York St John|Capita|February 2015|SirsiDynix| | |York St John|Capita|February 2015|SirsiDynix| | - |Hertfordshire|PTFS (Koha Open source)|January 2015|ExLibris ​(Voyager)| | + |Hertfordshire|PTFS (Koha Open source)|January 2015|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)| | - |Aberystwyth|ExLibris|December 2014|ExLibris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| + |Aberystwyth|Ex Libris|December 2014|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| - |Bangor|ExLibris|December 2014|Innovative Interfaces|Consortium -Wales| + |Bangor|Ex Libris|December 2014|Innovative Interfaces|Consortium -Wales| - |Cardiff|ExLibris|December 2014|ExLibris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| + |Cardiff|Ex Libris|December 2014|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| - |Cardiff Metropolitan|ExLibris|December 2014|Capita|Consortium -Wales| + |Cardiff Metropolitan|Ex Libris|December 2014|Capita|Consortium -Wales| - |Gyndwr|ExLibris|December 2014|Innovative Interfaces|Consortium -Wales| + |Gyndwr|Ex Libris|December 2014|Innovative Interfaces|Consortium -Wales| - |National Library Of Wales|ExLibris|December 2014|VTLS|Consortium -Wales| + |National Library Of Wales|Ex Libris|December 2014|VTLS|Consortium -Wales| - |Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama|ExLibris|December 2014|ExLibris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| + |Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama|Ex Libris|December 2014|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| - |South Wales|ExLibris|December 2014|Capita|Consortium -Wales| + |South Wales|Ex Libris|December 2014|Capita|Consortium -Wales| - |Swansea|ExLibris|December 2014|ExLibris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| + |Swansea|Ex Libris|December 2014|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| - |Trinity St David|ExLibris|December 2014|Capita|Consortium -Wales| + |Trinity St David|Ex Libris|December 2014|Capita|Consortium -Wales| |Edge Hill|Capita|October 2014|Innovative| | |Edge Hill|Capita|October 2014|Innovative| | - |Open University|ExLibris|August 2014|ExLibris ​(Voyager)| | + |Open University|Ex Libris|August 2014|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)| | |Harper Adams|Innovative|May 2014|Capita| | |Harper Adams|Innovative|May 2014|Capita| | - |Natural History Museum|ExLibris|April 2014|SirsiDynix| | + |Natural History Museum|Ex Libris|April 2014|SirsiDynix| | |Trinity College Dublin|Innovative|March 2014|Innovative (Millenium)|Ireland -not UK but is a UK Legal deposit library| |Trinity College Dublin|Innovative|March 2014|Innovative (Millenium)|Ireland -not UK but is a UK Legal deposit library| - |London School of Economics (LSE)|ExLibris|January 2014|ExLibris ​(Voyager)| | + |London School of Economics (LSE)|Ex Libris|January 2014|Ex Libris ​(Voyager)| | ====== Invitations to tender ====== ====== Invitations to tender ====== **(in formal procurement process)** **(in formal procurement process)** - ==== The University ​of East Anglia ​==== + + ==== Scotland Library Management Systems, reading list systems and associated services ==== + + APUC Framework ([[https://​www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC374036|notice]]) December 2019 + + Framework for library management systems,​reading list management systems and associated services for universities and colleges in Scotland including provision ​of all software and any associated licensing. Potential services include, but are not limited to: system implementation,​ migration support, support and maintenance,​ Hosting. Required solutions should have the capability to operate effectively across multi-campus environments. Value excluding VAT: £12,​000,​000.00 + + ==== Manchester Metropolitan University ​==== \\ \\ - Library ​Management System Upgrade\\ + Library ​system: Manchester Metropolitan University Library is inviting detailed expressions of interest for the supply, implementation and maintenance of a library management system with the potential addition of an ERM and discovery system..Estimated total value 900 000.00 GBP. Date of notice: 09/05/2019. [[https://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​218411-2019:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Tender notice ]] + + ====== Contract awards - detail ====== + + ==== University of East Anglia ==== + + Selected OCLC Worldshre to replace Ex Libris Aleph January 2019. Lowest offer: 182 831.00 GBP / Highest offer: 583 539.00 GBP\\ + The contract will be for an initial period of 5 years, it may be extended for a further 5 years.\\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=AUG265054|Invitation to tender notice]] 26th September 2018\\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=AUG265054|Invitation to tender notice]] 26th September 2018\\ "The University of East Anglia requires a Library services platform (LSP) for the Library with integrated management of all functions specified (discovery, electronic resource management, acquisitions,​ metadata management, circulation,​ inventory, management information,​ user management, financial management) and full data flows ensuring data is only ever entered once in support of all functions.The platform will replace the current main suite of management and discovery software: the Aleph Library Management System, SFX Link Resolver and potentially the EBSCO Discovery Service.The Library management system and discovery web interface will need to be installed and commissioned during a period when fewer students are on campus. The Library Team has identified the summer break of 2019 (15th June to 22.9.2019) as the most suitable time. The system will need to be fully operational by 31.8.2019. "The University of East Anglia requires a Library services platform (LSP) for the Library with integrated management of all functions specified (discovery, electronic resource management, acquisitions,​ metadata management, circulation,​ inventory, management information,​ user management, financial management) and full data flows ensuring data is only ever entered once in support of all functions.The platform will replace the current main suite of management and discovery software: the Aleph Library Management System, SFX Link Resolver and potentially the EBSCO Discovery Service.The Library management system and discovery web interface will need to be installed and commissioned during a period when fewer students are on campus. The Library Team has identified the summer break of 2019 (15th June to 22.9.2019) as the most suitable time. The system will need to be fully operational by 31.8.2019. - ==== Goldsmiths, ​University of London ​==== + ==== University of Worcester ​==== - Library Management System ​(LMS)\\ + (Joint procurement with Worcester County Council. Shared library 'The Hive', Selected Symphony from SirsiDynix December 2018 (replaced Capita),A Contract Award Notice by WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL ​[[http://bidstats.uk/tenders/2018/W49/​692387974|http://​bidstats.uk/​tenders/​2018/​W49/​692387974]] - From the [[https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/show/Search_View.aspx?​id=APR249142|notice]] 10 April 2018\\ + - "This requirement is only for the back office requirements which will be used by library staff. This requirement does not include the Discovery layer which is used by the library customers such as students and academics. Goldsmiths is already using the Primo Discovery layer."​\\ + - 5 year contract + ==== Liverpool Hope University ==== ==== Liverpool Hope University ==== + + Selected Ex Libris Alam and Primo 2018 Date of [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=OCT219359|notice]]:​ 18/​10/​2017\\ Date of [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=OCT219359|notice]]:​ 18/​10/​2017\\ Line 119: Line 166: ==== The University of Leeds ==== ==== The University of Leeds ==== - Seeking expressions of interest for the supply of a library management system (LMS)\\ + Selected ExLibris to replace Innovative Interfaces. September 2018 . Value 557K\\ - Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP\\ + - Contract duration in months: 60\\ + [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​TED/​notice/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​409180-2017:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML&​WT.mc_id=RSS-Feed&​WT.rss_f=Technology+and+Equipment&​WT.rss_a=409180-2017&​WT.rss_ev=a|Notice]]:​ 13 October 2017\\ [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​TED/​notice/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​409180-2017:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML&​WT.mc_id=RSS-Feed&​WT.rss_f=Technology+and+Equipment&​WT.rss_a=409180-2017&​WT.rss_ev=a|Notice]]:​ 13 October 2017\\ "The University is seeking to adopt an LMS to exploit new technologies being offered; to maximise potential efficiencies in workflows and processes; to ensure rapid, seamless delivery and value for money; to enhance the student'​s library experience; and to free up resources to meet new University information needs. The University wishes to appoint a supplier who can work with the University to meet its need for an LMS that takes a unified approach by fully integrating the management of print, electronic and digital collections and associated services."​ "The University is seeking to adopt an LMS to exploit new technologies being offered; to maximise potential efficiencies in workflows and processes; to ensure rapid, seamless delivery and value for money; to enhance the student'​s library experience; and to free up resources to meet new University information needs. The University wishes to appoint a supplier who can work with the University to meet its need for an LMS that takes a unified approach by fully integrating the management of print, electronic and digital collections and associated services."​ - ==== University ​Of Sunderland ​==== + ==== Arts University ​Bournemouth ​==== - [[https://​www.tendersdirect.co.uk/Search/Tenders/Expired.aspx?ID=%20000000006173033&​sect=L013&​cat=6&​Page=Categories|From invitation ​to tender]]\\ + Selected Koha from PTFS Europe\\ - February 2017\\ + [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/show/Search_View.aspx?id=JUL259155|Award notice]] 9th July 2018 Value £188,​500.00 (GBP) Duration in months: 60\\ - "The University ​of Sunderland seeks to extend current library management functionality with the delivery ​of a Library Management ​solution. Existing core library services are based around a Library Management ​System which includes Alto circulation services, Prism library catalogue and a number ​of customised and integrated modules and enhancements. Current services fully integrate with third party services include:- • EBSCO’s Discovery ERM product; • PTFS Europe’s Rebus:list product; • 3M self services; • Lorensberg’s Direct Mapping product; • CALM software • E Prints software. In tendering ​for a new system ​the library ​is aiming to maintain ​a high degree of current ​functionality,​ introduce new and innovative technologies,​ maximise efficiencies in work-flows, ​continue to work collaboratively within the wider library community including access to an integral bibliographic database, whilst ensuring rapid and seamless ​procurement ​of resources ​through a managed Electronic Data Interchange,​ enhancing ​the student’s learning experience ​with access ​to powerful single searching ​of library data and wider institutional resources, ensuring value for money." + \\ + Invitation ​to tender\\ + Date of [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=MAR242102|notice]] 07 March 2018\\ + Provision and implementation of a Library Management System\\ + "Arts University ​Bournemouth is seeking ​to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced supplier for the provision and implementation ​of a Library Management ​System (LMS).\\ + As part of this tender the University is also considering the replacement of its Resource Discovery ​System ​(this is deemed to be an option).\\ + The University is willing to consider an LMS which is purely on premise, purely cloud hosted or a hybrid ​of the 2. In tendering ​this opportunity ​the University ​is looking for a solution: which enhances ​current ​capabilities in terms of library core functions ​and work flows; improves functionality for students, provides ​seamless ​integration with a variety ​of resources ​and systems and provides improved management reporting.\\ + We anticipate ​the delivery of the project to commence in May 2018 with implementation expected ​to occur in January 2019 following an agreed period ​of testing which will cover all of the required functions of the solution ​and the interfaces to the designated AUB systems.\\ + The contract shall be for an initial period of 5 years with an option to extend subject to performance and if both parties are in agreement for a further period of 2 years."​ + + ==== Goldsmiths, University of London ==== + + Selected SirsiDynix to replace Ex Libris Aleph + + Library Management System (LMS)\\ + From the [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=APR249142|notice]] 10 April 2018\\ + "This requirement is only for the back office requirements which will be used by library staff. This requirement does not include the Discovery layer which is used by the library customers such as students and academics. Goldsmiths is already using the Primo Discovery layer."\\ + 5 year contract - === University of Nottingham === + ==== University of Nottingham ​==== - Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma July 2028 + Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma July 2018 [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=JUL260214|Announcement notice 20 July 2018]] [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=JUL260214|Announcement notice 20 July 2018]] Line 155: Line 217: It will also deliver better analytics to enable the library to more closely align library resources with course and researcher demands. Furthermore it will integrate more fully with university systems such as the VLE and finance.\\ It will also deliver better analytics to enable the library to more closely align library resources with course and researcher demands. Furthermore it will integrate more fully with university systems such as the VLE and finance.\\ Such a solution will offer a stable, scalable, secure, supported and cost-effective learning environment across our 3 global campuses. Such a solution will offer a stable, scalable, secure, supported and cost-effective learning environment across our 3 global campuses. - - ====== Reviewing the market ====== - - **(information made public- other institutions are at varying stages of market review)** - ====== Decisions-contract awards ====== - - ==== Arts University Bournemouth ==== - - Selected Koha from PTFS Europe\\ - [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=JUL259155|Award notice]] 9th July 2018 Value £188,​500.00 (GBP) Duration in months: 60\\ - \\ - Invitation to tender\\ - Date of [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=MAR242102|notice]] 07 March 2018\\ - Provision and implementation of a Library Management System\\ - "Arts University Bournemouth is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced supplier for the provision and implementation of a Library Management System (LMS).\\ - As part of this tender the University is also considering the replacement of its Resource Discovery System (this is deemed to be an option).\\ - The University is willing to consider an LMS which is purely on premise, purely cloud hosted or a hybrid of the 2. In tendering this opportunity the University is looking for a solution: which enhances current capabilities in terms of library core functions and work flows; improves functionality for students, provides seamless integration with a variety of resources and systems and provides improved management reporting.\\ - We anticipate the delivery of the project to commence in May 2018 with implementation expected to occur in January 2019 following an agreed period of testing which will cover all of the required functions of the solution and the interfaces to the designated AUB systems.\\ - The contract shall be for an initial period of 5 years with an option to extend subject to performance and if both parties are in agreement for a further period of 2 years."​ ==== University of Chester ==== ==== University of Chester ==== Line 210: Line 253: "The Digital Library Project is essential to the development and delivery of a new library strategy. The new strategy will cover the range of library activity including new approaches to space, collection building, student engagement, staff skills and scholarly communications as well as systems which this this project will deliver directly. Student satisfaction with library services is below our comparators and this project will help address that by providing new ways to deliver content as well as improving efficiency.Implementation of new systems will not be the end of our work but will enable further development as we develop the capability of our systems. We are looking for a partner who can not only deliver a system but can work with us as we develop and implement our new strategy"​. "The Digital Library Project is essential to the development and delivery of a new library strategy. The new strategy will cover the range of library activity including new approaches to space, collection building, student engagement, staff skills and scholarly communications as well as systems which this this project will deliver directly. Student satisfaction with library services is below our comparators and this project will help address that by providing new ways to deliver content as well as improving efficiency.Implementation of new systems will not be the end of our work but will enable further development as we develop the capability of our systems. We are looking for a partner who can not only deliver a system but can work with us as we develop and implement our new strategy"​. - === **UCL (University College London)** === + ==== UCL (University College London) ​==== Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma (no tender)\\ Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma (no tender)\\ Line 228: Line 271: Moved from Capita to OCLC \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC229006|Award notice ]] 18/12/2017 \\ Moved from Capita to OCLC \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC229006|Award notice ]] 18/12/2017 \\ - Total value of the contract £262,​270.(GBP) \\ + Total value of the contract £262,​270.(GBP) \\  \\ - \\ + Original invitation to tender [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=AUG212149|Notice]] August 2017 \\ Original invitation to tender [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=AUG212149|Notice]] August 2017 \\ "The University is seeking a Library Services Platform (LSP) to replace the current Library Management System, Discovery Service and Link Resolver and to introduce Electronic Resource Management (ERM). Contract duration 5 years with an option to extend by 2 years. "The University is seeking a Library Services Platform (LSP) to replace the current Library Management System, Discovery Service and Link Resolver and to introduce Electronic Resource Management (ERM). Contract duration 5 years with an option to extend by 2 years. - === **University of Law** === + ==== University of Law ==== - Move from ExLibris Voyager to ExLibris Alma and Primo \\ December 2017 + Move from ExLibris Voyager to ExLibris Alma and Primo \\ + December 2017 - === **Southampton Solent University** === + ==== Southampton Solent University ​==== Upgrade from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC226510|Announcement]] \\ Upgrade from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC226510|Announcement]] \\ "The University wishes to transition its Library Management Solution (LMS) from the Ex Libris Aleph solution to an Ex Libris Alma SaaS platform. This product is tightly integrated with existing University business processes and systems. The University has determined that transitioning to an alternative LMS at this time with different technical and operational characteristics may significantly impact on resources and process changes and cause disproportionate disruption to its students and staff. The risks are financial, technical (including information security) and reputational. The University therefore intends to issue a contract to Ex Libris for the move to the Alma SaaS platform for the reasons stated above."​ "The University wishes to transition its Library Management Solution (LMS) from the Ex Libris Aleph solution to an Ex Libris Alma SaaS platform. This product is tightly integrated with existing University business processes and systems. The University has determined that transitioning to an alternative LMS at this time with different technical and operational characteristics may significantly impact on resources and process changes and cause disproportionate disruption to its students and staff. The risks are financial, technical (including information security) and reputational. The University therefore intends to issue a contract to Ex Libris for the move to the Alma SaaS platform for the reasons stated above."​ - === **Robert Gordon University** === + ==== Robert Gordon University ​==== - Moved from SirsiDynix + EDS to ExLibris Alma and Primo \\ December 2017 \\ The contract was concluded as part of the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL) and Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) framework \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7B6D61D76B-D841-4ACC-B6F5-95B05FA29E31%7D|(ExLibris) Press Release]] \\ + Moved from SirsiDynix + EDS to ExLibris Alma and Primo \\ + December 2017 \\ + The contract was concluded as part of the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL) and Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC) framework \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7B6D61D76B-D841-4ACC-B6F5-95B05FA29E31%7D|(ExLibris) Press Release]] \\ "​Qualitative feedback from library users indicated that the time was right to fundamentally review the workflows in the library and to improve the student experience,​” said RGU Library Director Margaret Buchan. “Our ability to effectively manage the life cycle of electronic resources is currently hampered by the lack of flexible library analytics and an electronic resource management function. In addition, IT and library staff time is often spent carrying out hosting tasks and backing up, maintaining,​ and upgrading the library system, servers, and client applications. The cloud-based SaaS solutions delivered by Ex Libris will free staff to focus on strengthening the library'​s impact on teaching and learning.” "​Qualitative feedback from library users indicated that the time was right to fundamentally review the workflows in the library and to improve the student experience,​” said RGU Library Director Margaret Buchan. “Our ability to effectively manage the life cycle of electronic resources is currently hampered by the lack of flexible library analytics and an electronic resource management function. In addition, IT and library staff time is often spent carrying out hosting tasks and backing up, maintaining,​ and upgrading the library system, servers, and client applications. The cloud-based SaaS solutions delivered by Ex Libris will free staff to focus on strengthening the library'​s impact on teaching and learning.” - === **University of Birmingham** === + ==== University of Birmingham ​==== Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma (no tender) \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=NOV222538|Notice]] \\ Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma (no tender) \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=NOV222538|Notice]] \\ "An upgrade and extension of the University'​s current Library Management system, Ex Libris, for up to 5 years including maintenance.8 Nov 2017" "An upgrade and extension of the University'​s current Library Management system, Ex Libris, for up to 5 years including maintenance.8 Nov 2017" - === **Richmond, The American International ​University** === + ==== University ​Of Sunderland ==== - **Selected PTFS-Europe to support (open source) Koha library management System** \\ **[[https://​www.ptfs-europe.com/richmond-the-american-international-university-selects-the-koha-open-source-library-management-system-for-its-library-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/|Press Release]]**  \\ April 2017 + Renewed contract with Capita June 2017. [[https://​www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/​opportunities/​university-of-sunderland-library-management-solution-issue-2-award/|Announcement]] - === **Loughborough ​University Library** === + [[https://​www.tendersdirect.co.uk/​Search/​Tenders/​Expired.aspx?​ID=%20000000006173033&​sect=L013&​cat=6&​Page=Categories|From invitation to tender]] \\ + February 2017 \\ + "​The ​University ​of Sunderland seeks to extend current library management functionality with the delivery of a Library ​Management solution. Existing core library services are based around a Library Management System which includes Alto circulation services, Prism library catalogue and a number of customised and integrated modules and enhancements. Current services fully integrate with third party services include:- • EBSCO’s Discovery ERM product; • PTFS Europe’s Rebus:list product; • 3M self services; • Lorensberg’s Direct Mapping product; • CALM software • E Prints software. In tendering for a new system the library is aiming to maintain a high degree of current functionality,​ introduce new and innovative technologies,​ maximise efficiencies in work-flows, continue to work collaboratively within the wider library community including access to an integral bibliographic database, whilst ensuring rapid and seamless procurement of resources through a managed Electronic Data Interchange,​ enhancing the student’s learning experience with access to powerful single searching of library data and wider institutional resources, ensuring value for money."​ - **Selected PTFS-Europe to support (open source) Koha Library management System and CORAL Electronic Resource Management (ERM) system** \\ [[https://​www.ptfs-europe.com/​loughborough-university-chooses-koha-and-coral-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/​|PTFS press release ]]London, 7th April, 2017 \\ + ==== Richmond, The American International University ==== - "​Loughborough University has chosen the open source Koha library management system and CORAL electronic resource management system to replace its existing Aleph library management solution. PTFS Europe will implement Koha and CORAL and provide on-going hosting and support services. The project also involves further enhancing the integration between Koha and CORAL in a move towards a cost effective unified platform for the management of all library resources."​ \\ + - \\ + Selected PTFS-Europe to support (open source) Koha library management System \\ **[[https://​www.ptfs-europe.com/​richmond-the-american-international-university-selects-the-koha-open-source-library-management-system-for-its-library-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/​|Press Release]]** ​ \\ + April 2017 + + ==== Loughborough University Library ==== + + Selected PTFS-Europe to support (open source) Koha Library management System and CORAL Electronic Resource Management (ERM) system \\ [[https://​www.ptfs-europe.com/​loughborough-university-chooses-koha-and-coral-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/​|PTFS press release ]]London, 7th April, 2017 \\ + "​Loughborough University has chosen the open source Koha library management system and CORAL electronic resource management system to replace its existing Aleph library management solution. PTFS Europe will implement Koha and CORAL and provide on-going hosting and support services. The project also involves further enhancing the integration between Koha and CORAL in a move towards a cost effective unified platform for the management of all library resources."​ \\  \\ From the formal [[https://​www.publictenders.net/​node/​3554850|Invitation to Tende]]r (ITT) November 2016 \\ From the formal [[https://​www.publictenders.net/​node/​3554850|Invitation to Tende]]r (ITT) November 2016 \\ Loughborough University Library is seeking to adopt a new Library Management System which will support a mixed print and electronic information economy, effectively manage its electronic resources including metadata and licenses and ensure quality of service provision to its patrons. \\ Loughborough University Library is seeking to adopt a new Library Management System which will support a mixed print and electronic information economy, effectively manage its electronic resources including metadata and licenses and ensure quality of service provision to its patrons. \\ The Library is seeking to ideally adopt a Library Management System that is offered by the vendor as ‘software as a service’. In doing so the key aim is to create more efficient processes and workflows, and by making these efficiencies ensure services are delivered in a seamless, timely and effective manner. The Library is seeking to ideally adopt a Library Management System that is offered by the vendor as ‘software as a service’. In doing so the key aim is to create more efficient processes and workflows, and by making these efficiencies ensure services are delivered in a seamless, timely and effective manner. - === **Universities of Greenwich, Kent and Canterbury Christ Church** === + ==== Universities of Greenwich, Kent and Canterbury Christ Church ​==== - **Selected SirsiDynix BlueCloud & EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS)**  ​to replace their \\ Kent: ExLibris Voyager system, \\ Christchurch:​ ExLibris Aleph system, \\ Greenwich; Capita Alto \\ [[http://​www.sirsidynix.com/​press/​three-universities-choose-sirsidynix-solution-for-unique-collaboration|Press Release 21st December 2016]] \\ + Selected SirsiDynix BlueCloud & EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS) to replace their \\ + Kent: ExLibris Voyager system, \\ + Christchurch:​ ExLibris Aleph system, \\ + Greenwich; Capita Alto \\ [[http://​www.sirsidynix.com/​press/​three-universities-choose-sirsidynix-solution-for-unique-collaboration|Press Release 21st December 2016]] \\ "​SirsiDynix is pleased to announce the selection of the BLUEcloud Campus Library Services Platform by three UK universities in partnership. Canterbury Christ Church University, the University of Greenwich and the University of Kent will share a Unified Library Management System (ULMS)"​ \\ "​SirsiDynix is pleased to announce the selection of the BLUEcloud Campus Library Services Platform by three UK universities in partnership. Canterbury Christ Church University, the University of Greenwich and the University of Kent will share a Unified Library Management System (ULMS)"​ \\ - "The Universities will migrate away from Aleph, Alto and Voyager over the next year, going live on SirsiDynix Symphony in the summer of 2017. The Universities have also selected the SirsiDynix Enterprise resource discovery and self-service system with integrated EBSCO Discovery Service"​ \\ + "The Universities will migrate away from Aleph, Alto and Voyager over the next year, going live on SirsiDynix Symphony in the summer of 2017. The Universities have also selected the SirsiDynix Enterprise resource discovery and self-service system with integrated EBSCO Discovery Service"​ \\  \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=JAN181756|Contract award notice]] (January 2017) \\ - \\ + Value of contract: GBP £ 487,447 \\  \\ - [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=JAN181756|Contract award notice]] (January 2017) \\ + - Value of contract: GBP £ 487,447 \\ + - \\ + From the formal Invitation to Tender (ITT) April 2016 \\ From the formal Invitation to Tender (ITT) April 2016 \\ "This invitation to tender has been developed to detail the needs of three universities working in unique partnership for their new Unified Library Management System. The University of Greenwich, The University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University work collaboratively through the Universities at Medway partnership,​ and now seek to share the procurement,​ implementation and shared use of a new library system. \\ "This invitation to tender has been developed to detail the needs of three universities working in unique partnership for their new Unified Library Management System. The University of Greenwich, The University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University work collaboratively through the Universities at Medway partnership,​ and now seek to share the procurement,​ implementation and shared use of a new library system. \\ Line 279: Line 332: The partners serve over 50,000 students and invest over 10 million pounds each year into delivering and developing their library services, delivered across their network of eight libraries. The partners serve over 50,000 students and invest over 10 million pounds each year into delivering and developing their library services, delivered across their network of eight libraries. - === University of Gloucester === + ==== University of Gloucester ==== - + - **Selected OCLC Worldshare Management Service (WMS)** ​ to replace their ExLibris Aleph system, \\ [[https://​www.oclc.org/​en-europe/​news/​releases/​2016/​201604sheffield.html|Press Release]] \\ + - SHEFFIELD, UK, 7 November 2016—The University of Gloucestershire has selected WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its new library management system. + - + - ==== LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) ==== + - + - selected the Koha open source library management system for its libraries, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. \\  \\ [[https://​www.ptfs-europe.com/​london-academy-of-music-dramatic-art-selects-the-koha-open-source-library-management-system-for-its-libraries-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/​|Press release ]] 11 October 2016 + - + - === **University of London** === + - + - • Senate House Library \\ • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library \\ • Institute of Classical Studies Library \\ • Institute of Historical Research Library \\ • Warburg Institute Library \\ • Heythrop College University of London \\ • The University of London institute in Paris \\ • The Wallace Collection \\ • The hosted catalogue of the Bibliographical Society \\ Upgraded to Innovative Interfaces Sierra August 2016 \\ [[http://​ials.sas.ac.uk/​about-us/​news/​library-management-system-and-catalogue-upgrade-some-services-unavailable-tuesday-16th|Upgrade notice]] \\ + - \\ + - Original ITT \\ + - NOTE this (28 September 2015) invitation to tender supersedes/​revokes the (2012) decision in principle for a number of University of London Libraries to migrate to the Kuali OLE system–see **[[http://​www.jisc.ac.uk/​whatwedo/​programmes/​di_informationandlibraries/​emergingopportunities/​librarysystems.aspx|BMLS - Bloomsbury Library Management System]]** \\ [[https://​www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/​Notice/​101e7b36-44c5-423a-92f7-2c235d74925e|From the formal notice]] (28 September 2015) \\ + - "​Expression of Interest to Tender for A Library Resource Management System & Resource Discovery Solution The University of London, the Senate House Library and the School of Advanced Study are proud to announce an opportunity for an experienced and suitably qualified contractor to work with their nationally and internationally regarded research libraries. We are seeking to award a contract for the development,​ implementation,​ maintenance and support of a cloud based software solution for managing library resources. This new library management system will be the successor to an existing system and this new contract provides for a wider scope service than traditional library systems and will include a search and resource discovery solution that is independent but closely coupled to the library system. The contract that will be awarded will require service provision for the following group of research libraries:​ + - + - === **University of Cambridge Library** === + - + - **Selected ExLibris April 2016** \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7B04F48924-9CF7-4FC3-8BC6-EF036A15C0E5%7D|ExLibris Press Release]] April 2016 \\ + - \\ + - Tender notice April 2015 \\ + - Target date for going live of summer 2016. \\ + - "​Provision of a Library Management System (LMS) and Discovery and Search Replacements,​ and Data Optimisation \\ + - The University will acquire a new generation LMS and Discovery and Search layer, offering the capacity to manage the full range of print and electronic content for which its libraries are responsible. The system will enable libraries to provide excellent support for teaching, learning, and research by improving the experience of students, researchers,​ and library users in identifying,​ finding, and retrieving library collections,​ regardless of format. The new system(s) will support improved integration with the learning management, repository, archive, and administrative systems, to provide users with a coherent view of the services and collections that are available to them. \\ + - The new system(s) will support library innovation, collaboration and partnerships,​ and enhance the roles that the network of Cambridge libraries plays in scholarly communication and in the wider library community."​ + - + - === **Cranfield University** === + - + - **Selected SirsiDynix January 2016** \\  \\ **From the [[http://​www.sirsidynix.com/​press/​cranfield-university-chooses-sirsidynix-symphony-and-bluecloud-campus|SirsiDynix Press Release]]** \\ Following a competitive tender process, Cranfield University has selected the BLUEcloud Campus library services platform, including SirsiDynix Symphony and SaaS, for its campuses in Cranfield and Shrivenham.The robust platform will also deliver web-based tools for resource management, including BLUEcloud Analytics to support data-based decision making and BLUEcloud eRM for managing electronic resources. Additionally,​ Cranfield University will be one of the first sites worldwide to adopt BLUEcloud Lists. BLUEcloud Lists is a resource list management system that supports the delivery of postgraduate course materials and student-staff collaborations for learning and teaching. Cranfield will also join the growing list of institutions choosing the BLUEcloud Visibility service for the publishing of Linked Data to enhance discoverability of library resources on the web. \\ From the [[https://​in-tendhost.co.uk/​cranfielduni/​aspx/​ProjectManage/​340|formal notice]] invite to tender October 2015 \\ + - Library management system and associated resource management & discovery system(s) solution \\ + - The Library Service is seeking to adopt a single Library Management System to replace the existing Library Management Systems, along with the adoption and integration of the associated resource management / discovery applications in order to: \\ + - • Exploit new technologies being offered; \\ + - • Reduce duplication and maximize potential efficiencies in workflows and processes; \\ + - • Increase integration with existing University infrastructure;​ \\ + - • Provide a coherent interface and service across the University as part of the One University strategic approach; \\ + - • Ensure rapid, seamless delivery of information;​ \\ + - • Ensure value for money; \\ + - • Keep the library customer’s experience as amongst the best in the UK; \\ + - • And free up resources to meet new University Information needs. + - + - === **Scotland -academic and national libraries** === + - + - **Scottish Confederation of University Research Libraries (SCURL**) \\ **ExLibris, OCLC and Innovative Interfaces** ​ are the approved suppliers on this *framework* agreement. This does not mean however that the libraries in the will immediately begin migrating to these systems. \\ See award notice \\ [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=MAR125644|SCURL Library Management Services Platforms (Hosted and Fully Integrated) Ranked Framework.]] \\ + - \\ + - Details of the original invite to tender are below:- \\ + - [[http://​www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=JUL215381|SCURL Library Management Services Platforms (Hosted and Fully Integrated) Ranked Framework]]. \\ + - **Scottish Confederation of University Research Libraries (SCURL**) is procuring Contractor(s) to a Ranked Framework Agreement for the supply and support of fully integrated Library Services Management Platform systems. \\ From the notice: July 2015 \\  \\ Value: GBP £14,​000,​000 \\  \\ The Authority [Advanced Procurement for Universities & Colleges (APUC)] 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. \\ 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.Both universities require delivery and support of their next generation, fully integrated, cloud hosted Library Management Services Platforms to be concluded and the systems fully operational by July 2016 (including staff trained). \\ 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. \\ Fife College \\  \\ Dundee & Angus College \\ Edinburgh College \\ West College Scotland \\ Glasgow Clyde College \\ Ayrshire College \\ City of Glasgow College \\ North East College Scotland \\ New College Lanarkshire \\ Glasgow Kelvin College \\ Borders College \\ Dumfries and Galloway College \\ Forth Valley College \\ Inverness College \\ Lews Castle College \\ Moray College \\ Newbattle Abbey College \\ North Highland College \\ Orkney College \\ Perth College \\ Sabhal Mor Ostaig \\ Shetland College \\ South Lanarkshire College \\ West Lothian College \\ SRUC \\ Edinburgh Napier University \\ Glasgow Caledonian University \\ Glasgow School of Art \\ Heriot-Watt University \\ Queen Margaret University \\ Robert Gordon University \\ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland \\ UHI Millennium Institute \\ University of Aberdeen \\ University of Abertay Dundee \\ University of Dundee \\ University of Edinburgh \\ University of Glasgow \\ University of St Andrews \\ University of Stirling \\ University of Strathclyde \\ University of the West of Scotland \\ APUC Associate Member Institutions & Associated Bodies \\ The Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries and Members and Associated Bodies \\ The Royal Observatory,​ Edinburgh \\ The WS Society (The Signet Library), Edinburgh \\ Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Library and Archives \\ National Library of Scotland \\ National Museums of Scotland + - + - === **University of Lincoln** === + - + - **Have selected Capita to replace SirsiDynix** \\ **[[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.uk/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=DEC115938|Award notice]]** \\ £512,000 for 5 year contract \\  \\ Library System \\  \\ [[http://​www.sell2wales.gov.uk/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=AUG100630|Original Tender notice ]]27/​08/​2015 \\ + - \\ + - "The University of Lincoln is inviting tenders for the replacement of it's Library Management System. The increasing complexity of the information world means that, now more than ever, the Library needs effective IT systems to meet the increasing demands of students and staff. The expectations of students and staff around the use of e-resources and mobile devices will require a modern Library Management System (LMS), given its central role as the link between Library Discovery, Reading Lists and other University IT systems. \\ + - The following process areas are in scope: \\ + - Acquisitions:​ \\ + - — Book selection/​Ordering/​ Payment, \\ + - — Cataloguing,​ \\ + - — Budget management. \\ + - Circulation and service desk: \\ + - — Reservations/​Issue/​Renewal/​Returns/​ Reminders \\ + - — borrower accounts, \\ + - — Fines and fees, \\ + - — Access control, \\ + - — Reporting, \\ + - — Shelving/​Stock control. \\ + - Following award of contract the implementation of the solution will commence in January 2016, the software licence and maintenance agreement (if delivered on premise) or the subscription and support service (if delivered via SaaS) will run for a period of 5 years from the go live date of the application,​ or the delivery of the live SaaS service respectively. There will be an option for the University to extend the contract for 5 further periods of 1 year. + - + - === **University of Keele** === + - + - **Have selected Exlibris Alma & Primo** ​ to replace Innovative Interfaces Millennium \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7BB839DD50-B340-4689-B658-A0AD4CF05B0C%7D|Press Release]] \\ + - "​University Librarian, Paul Reynolds, commented; “The Library’s existing integrated library system was approaching the end of its life and there were inevitably some weaknesses arising from an old design. This meant that some areas of our operations such as the management of electronic information resources were not as co-ordinated they could be, which was limiting our ability to improve the integrated delivery of resources to our users.” \\ + - “A library management system that readily enables our users to discover and make optimal use of both subscribed and Open Access content is essential to improving our users’ research experience,​” Reynolds continued. “Also very important is that it has to help the library’s processes. Having carefully examined our options for some time, we chose Alma for its proven ability to help us to achieve those goals. Since it is a cloud-based solution it will reduce local resource requirements and make upgrades easier. We also anticipate being able to provide enhanced access for library users to the full range of library resources, improved and updated workflows for library staff and better interoperability with other library and university systems.” + - + - === **University of Bath** === + - + - **Have selected ExLibris Alma to replace SirsiDynix** \\ **[[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B2E3B97C9-24C6-4A0E-AB7E-3857E0F32FA7%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7B090300A2-2228-41DC-8200-E2E53D9FEC9E%7D|Press Release]] Nov 2015** \\ From the press release \\ "​University Librarian Kate Robinson commented: “The needs of the library and our users have changed enormously over the years. With the new solution in place, we will be able to eliminate the large number of spreadsheets we currently use, be able to adapt workflows to meet changes in service delivery, such as the management of metadata for e‑book collections,​ and efficiently generate reports to help us manage costs and collections more effectively.” \\ [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​58319-2015:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Tender notice :]] \\ + - Date 13 February 2015 \\ + - "​Library software package. The University of Bath is seeking tenders for a ‘Next Generation'​ Library Management System (LMS). We are seeking to appoint a contractor who can undertake to supply, implement and maintain the new LMS. A Cloud-hosted solution is required, allowing the successful supplier to provide a stable and secure supported environment. The LMS will be expected to integrate with other locally hosted and cloud hosted applications and will be able to operate within the University'​s information technology and data networking infrastructure. \\ + - The University'​s budget for the procurement of the Library Management System is 280 000 GBP (excluding VAT) for the initial 5 year contract period. The estimated budget should the contract run for its full potential of 5 years plus up to 4 extended years, maximum of 9 years is estimated at 480 000 GBP ex vat. \\ + - Estimated value excluding VAT: 480 000 GBP + - + - === **University of Cumbria** === + - + - **Have selected ExLibris Alma to replace the Capita solution** \\ **[[http://​www.sell2wales.gov.uk/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=SEP102564|Award notice]] 14 Sept 2015** \\ Value: £327,664 (contract for an initial period of 5 years from implementation with an option to extend if both parties are in agreement for a further 2 years) \\ Invitation to tender notice .Date of dispatch tender notice:5 March.2015 \\ [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​83073-2015:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|From the notice]]:​-\"​ class= \ "The University is seeking to adopt a Unified Library System to exploit new technologies being offered; to maximise potential efficiencies in work-flows and processes; to ensure rapid, seamless delivery and value for money; to enhance the student'​s learning experience; and free up resources to meet new University information needs. \\ + - The Library Management System (LMS), together with associated resource management applications,​ is a corporate system. Within the University the LMS is owned and managed by Library and Student Services with support from IT Services. The University has used the Capita (previously Talis and BLCMP) LMS since 1997. \\ + - The Library environment has significantly changed in the last decade and with the growing body of born digital and digitised scholarly output academic collections are increasingly becoming more electronic than print. Currently the Library'​s electronic journal subscriptions represent 95 % of journal subscriptions;​ electronic books represent about 50 % of the current collection. Though legacy print collections will remain for the foreseeable future, the move to provision of electronic library resources will continue driven by our e-first policy. \\ + - The University is seeking to acquire a Unified Library System which will support this new mixed information economy, effectively manage its electronic resources including metadata and licenses and ensure quality of service provision to the Library'​s users. In doing so the key aim is to create more efficient processes and work-flows, and by making these efficiencies ensure services are delivered in a seamless, timely and effective manner and further improve ease of use and accessibility to information for Library users. \\ + - Student interaction with the Library will improve through a more responsive system to request, discover and access material. There will be a single search box to access the collection and a single interface to interact with the Library. \\ + - The Library is seeking to enter into a contract for an initial period of 5 years from implementation with an option to extend if both parties are in agreement for a further 2 years. Any subsequent extensions to the contract will be agreed by the University of Cumbria and the service provider. \\ + - The University is seeking to adopt a Unified Library System that is offered by the vendor as a Software as a Service. + - + - === **Royal Holloway & Bedford New College** === + - + - **Selected ExLibris Alma and Primo** \\ **[[http://​GBP%20%C2%A3440,​798%20http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​243068-2015:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Award notice ]]**July 2015 \\ **Value of contract** ​ GBP £440,798 (5 yr contract ?) \\  \\ [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​364593-2014:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Original Tender notice details]] \\ + - \\ + - 24 October 2014. From the notice + - + - * The College is seeking a robust and integrated Library Management System (LMS) which will enable the Library to continue to deliver the resources required for learning, teaching and research. + - + - * The LMS should also allow the Library to respond to the changing information provision environment. + - + - * The LMS will replace both the current Library Management System (Aleph by Ex Libris) and the current Link Resolver system (SFX by Ex Libris), and add the capability to manage electronic resources. + - + - * The LMS will operate using the ‘software as a service'​ (SaaS) model. + - + - * The LMS will have a set of ‘out-of-the-box'​ definitions and configurations that can be used with only minor changes to the default settings to support all of the functionality required by the Library. + - + - * The LMS must support integrated management of print, online and digital resources. Resource management tools must use the same basic workflows and processes to manage all types of material, regardless of format. + - + - * The LMS will support robust and transparent integration with a range of external applications,​ specifically including the College'​s resource discovery system, Primo (Ex Libris). + - + - * The LMS will have streamlined functionality so that Library staff resources are used as efficiently as possible. + - + - * A solution is sought that has been demonstrated to work at other institutions,​ and can be implemented with minimum disruption. + - + - * There will be an implementation period during which the Vendor will implement the functionality of the new system and transition the services from the Library'​s existing systems to the Vendor'​s system. + - + - * The Vendor will provide detailed project management which will aim to achieve a full implementation by our preferred ‘go live' date of 21.12.2015. + - + - * The Vendor will provide a suitably qualified Project Manager and Project Team. + - + - * The Vendor will provide timely expert advice, consultancy,​ support and appropriate upgrades, over the life of the contract. + - + - * The Contract will be awarded for an initial period of five years, with the possibility of extension for up to a further three years, subject to mutual agreement. + - + - * The College'​s budget for the procurement for a Library Management System is £504,000 (excluding VAT) for the initial 5 year contract period. Bids in excess of this budget will not be considered further. + - + - * The estimated budget should the contract run for its full potential of 5 years plus up to 3 extended years, maximum of 8 years is estimated at GBP 765 000 + - + - === **University of Dundee** === + - + - Selected ExLibris Alma June 2015-upgrade from ExLibris Aleph + - + - ===   === + - + - === **University of Leicester** === + - + - **Selected ExLibris Alma & Primo) April 2015** \\ **[[http://​www.publictenders.net/​node/​3034405|Award notice]]** \\ **Original** ​ [[http://​www.publicsectortenders.net/​index.php?​name=News&​file=article&​sid=26173|Tender notice details]] \\ + - \\ + - Date of notice: 13.11.2014 \\ + - \\ + - "The University Library is seeking to adopt a Library Services Platform which will support a mixed print and electronic information economy, effectively manage its electronic resources including meta-data and licenses and ensure quality of service provision to the Library'​s users.The Library is seeking to adopt a Library Services Platform that is offered by the vendor as a Software as a Service.In doing so the key aim is to create more efficient processes and work-flows, and by making these efficiencies ensure services are delivered in a seamless, timely and effective manner and further improve ease of use and accessibility to information for Library users. \\ + - The Library is seeking to enter into a contract for an initial period of 5 years from implementation with an option to extend thereafter if both parties are in agreement for a maximum of a further 5 years comprising of an initial 2 year extension with 3 annual extensions thereafter. \\ + - Estimated value excluding VAT:Range: between 250 000 and 1 500 000 GBP" + - + - === **Sheffield Hallam University** === + - + - Selected ExLibris Alma and Primo \\ ([[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7BF9F2507E-7599-4A55-B507-B416EA19D058%7D|ExLibris Press Release]]) \\ + - "Nuala Devlin, Director of Library and Student Support Services. “Our current systems were not developing quickly enough to meet our needs. We required a unified system with streamlined,​ efficient workflows, from a supplier who is responsive to the needs of academic libraries. Alma and Primo fit the bill perfectly. Harnessing Primo’s search and ranking capabilities,​ we can enhance the user experience by offering intuitive discovery experiences for students with a range of study patterns and learning styles. We will also make considerable savings in terms of time and resources, which will further benefit users. The cloud-based infrastructure of both solutions will free up staff time from routine maintenance,​ and the analytics module in Alma will give us the insightful usage data we need to ensure better decision making and collection management.” \\ + - Original [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​120264-2014:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML&​src=0|Tender notice]] Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 \\ + - From the tender notice: \\ + - "The University intends to procure a Library Management System, the contract to be for the supply, installation,​ hosting and support of the software. The contract is to commence c. September 2014 with system 'go live' c. March 2015. It is envisaged the contract duration will be for a minimum of 5 years subject to annual review"​. + - + - === **University of Surrey** === + - + - **Selected ExLibris Alma & Primo March 2015** \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7BF9F2507E-7599-4A55-B507-B416EA19D058%7D|ExLibris Press Release]] \\ + - From the Press Release: \\ + - “The limitations of our current LMS led to a proliferation of different library systems that students had to be familiar with,” commented Caroline Rock, Director of Library and Learning Support Services at the University of Surrey. “Because of this, we were not achieving as much value for money from these systems, or the resources they provide access to, as we should. The lack of automation was not acceptable in a modern library environment and we were unable to move our staff to much more value-added tasks. When we reached the point where over 70 per cent of our expenditure was being managed and tracked via spreadsheets,​ we decided it was time for a new solution \\ + - Original [[https://​www.publictenders.net/​node/​2537037|Tender notice ]]Published:​Thursday,​ March 27, 2014 \\ + - \\ + - From the tender notice:- \\ + - "The University of Surrey is looking to replace the diverse systems and technologies that are currently used to support Library services. The requirement is for a fully integrated system that will manage our extensive range of electronic resources, growing collection of born digital materials as well as the traditional support to our physical and Special Collections. The system will have a modern and intuitive multi-view discovery and delivery customer facing capability"​. \\ + - \\ + - The Library has 60 staff and supports just over 14,000 FTE students, researchers and professional staff 24/7/365. Any solution must be able to robustly deal with the peak periods of activities associated with working in the academic environment. Evidence of the high availability architecture employed will be required as part of any tender. The support from the supplier must also reflect the understanding that service disruption must be minimised, and if there are issues technical support from the supplier must also be provided out of core hours. The key business drivers for this requirement are: + - + - * Improved, efficient and effective management of digital and e-resources. + - + - * Optimisation of information expenditure based on appropriate management information. + - + - * Enhanced user experience through a fully integrated approach to discoverability and delivery. + - + - * Reduced total cost of ownership (across systems, staffing and related units across the institution due to integrations) + - + - * Service availability,​ sustainability,​ security and resilience. + - + - * Continuous process review and improvement utilising modern technologies. + - + - === **University of Edinburgh** === + - + - **Selected ExLibris (Alma & Primo) 20 March 2015** \\ **[[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​103575-2015:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Notice award]]** \\ Award criteria: The most economically advantageous tender in terms of \\ 1. Price. Weighting 20 \\ 2. Quality. Weighting 80 \\ Original tender notice 20 June 2104 [[http://​scotland.unitedkingdom-tenders.co.uk/​64373_EC0628_Library_Management_Platform_2014_Edinburgh|University Of Edinburgh next generation library management platform,]] \\ + - "The new library management platform should facilitate the on-going management of materials, supporting current library users (both on-campus and off-campus) in their day-to-day interactions with the library, whilst allowing transformation in key areas of library business: \\ + - 1. Effective management of complex electronic material licences and access options, harnessing information from shared knowledge bases about regional, national, and international subscription bundles; \\ + - 2. Allow streamlining and increased automation of high-throughput workflows in the areas of acquisitions and cataloguing resulting in significant demonstrable savings in effort; \\ + - 3. Provide timely and accurate management information for all levels of library staff to monitor and improve local services; \\ + - 4. Effectively tackle the challenges of discovery through a single search interface, addressing the needs of a wide range of users and search preferences. \\ + - A Cloud-hosted solution is required, allowing the successful supplier to provide a stable, scalable, secure, supported, and cost-effective environment. \\ + - The contract will be for an initial 5-year term and can be extended up to a maximum of 15 years."​ + - + - === **University of the Arts , London** === + - + - **Selected Koha supported by PTFS** \\ [[http://​www.ptfs-europe.com/​university-of-the-arts-london-chooses-the-koha-library-management-system-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/​|University of the Arts London chooses the Koha library management]] system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.20 March 20, 2015 \\ + - From the PTFS Press Release \\ + - The University of the Arts London has chosen the Koha open source library management system to replace its existing [Voyager from ExLibris -ed] system. PTFS Europe will implement Koha and provide on-going hosting and support. The project also includes a wide range of integration services including online payments, identity management, authentication,​ RFID and integration with Explorit federated search. A key service being provided is the further enhancement of the public interface to precisely meet the needs of UAL’s library users. + - + - === **The University of Northampton** === + - + - **Selected Innovative Interfaces (Sierra)** \\ March 10, 2015 University of Northampton (UK) Selects the Sierra Library Services Platform. \\ From the [[http://​www.iii.com/​news-events/​pr/​university-northampton-uk-selects-sierra-library-services-platform#​sthash.RHbWARcd.dpuf|Innovative Interfaces Press Release]] \\ + - "​University of Northampton has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will migrate from an Alto™ system provided by Capita Library Systems. - See more at: \\ + - [[http://​www.publicsectortenders.net/​index.php?​name=News&​file=article&​sid=25024|Tender Notice]] From the tender notice: 27.10.2014 Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 250 000 and 458 000 GBP \\ + - \\ + - "The University of Northampton is seeking tenders for a new web-based Library Management System. We are seeking to appoint a contractor who can undertake to supply, implement and maintain a 'Next Generation'​ Library Management System (LMS). This system should offer a unified resource management approach in relation to both online and print resources. It should also offer efficient working solutions to the challenges of inter-operability with other current Library systems and ongoing integration with existing University business systems. The system should comfortably accommodate over 70 library staff (as users) and over 11 000 students. It should have been developed for, and tried and tested in, a Higher Education environment.The University requires that the new LMS exhibits what are now termed and accepted in the HE Library sector as 'Next Generation'​ characteristics. These include: \\ + - \\ + - 1. A service that is '​managed'​ remotely '” all support, maintenance and upgrades are included as part of the contract. \\ + - 2. Unified Resource Management '” both digital and physical resources are managed within the system to reflect contemporary practices and operational efficiencies. \\ + - 3. The LMS should offer improved staff work-flows that create genuine efficiencies for staff users across the board. \\ + - 4. The LMS should exhibit a high degree of inter-operability with other software products that are essential for the management of students within the University environment e.g. student records system. \\ + - 5. The LMS should automatically offer analytic data as an adjunct to more efficient business practices, both at a day-to-day working level, and a strategic level. \\ + - 6. The LMS should offer integration with the University"​s existing Resource Discovery Service (Primo from Ex-Libris) and other current Library software services. \\ + - 7. The LMS should offer an Electronic Resource Management function whereby electronic resource "​trials",​ acquisitions,​ licensing and evaluative data output are standard. \\ + - 8. The service should commit to the use and efficient management of, the highest quality meta-data. \\ + - 9. The LMS should also offer flexible, staff and user-friendly,​ fulfilment functions across a diverse range of resources and library users. \\ + - Other non-functional requirements are also essential to the contract: \\ + - 1. Migration and implementation of changes; \\ + - 2. Training and support; \\ + - 3. A cohesive roadmap of planned software development;​ \\ + - 4. Data security; \\ + - 5. Decommissioning of existing LMS. \\ + - Implementation of the software should commence early 2015 with a 'Go Live' date of 1.8.2015. + - + - === **The University of Sussex** === + - + - **February 2015: ExLibris Alma/​Primo** ​ has been selected to replace the existing Capita Alto/Primo solution. \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7B1E2829D9-363C-4A4B-8A32-1D83A0F600EC%7D|Press release:]] \\ + - “Our ability to facilitate the acquisition of resources and exposure of our collections and services was beginning to be seriously compromised,​” commented Kitty Inglis, Librarian at the University of Sussex. “Students now have very high expectations for a unified solution that will enable them to easily discover the library resources they need. We are delighted with Primo as our resource discovery system, and Alma is the perfect fit for the effective delivery of content and services. \\ + - “Alma has a strong user community in the UK and internationally,​ and offers a comprehensive knowledge base of material,​” continued Ms Inglis. “We see Alma as an investment in the future that will help us fulfil numerous goals; the strong, flexible analytics capabilities will provide us with tools to verify that we are meeting the needs of our users, and the efficient SaaS workflow will save time for our staff, who will be able to focus more on user-related tasks.” \\ + - \\ + - Original [[http://​www.sell2wales.gov.uk/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=OCT052502|Tender notice]] October 2014 \\ + - "The University of Sussex is seeking tenders for a new web-based Library Management System. We are looking for a system that will provide a unified resource management approach to the full range of library services, and in particular to the management of online and print collections. We would expect a system to communicate as seamlessly as possible with other systems in the Library and provide excellent integration with current and future internal and external University systems such as our finance system, Agresso. The system provided must be capable of managing library resources effectively with all support and maintenance services being in place. It is anticipated that a contract will be let for an initial 5 years, with scope for additional annual extensions up to a maximum contract duration of 10 years"​ + - + - === **York St John University** === + - + - [[http://​www.capita-softwareandmanagedservices.co.uk/​NEWS/​Pages/​YorkStJohnUniversity.aspx|From the (Capita) press release ]]11 February 2015 \\ + - York St John has purchased Capita’s cloud-based Chorus LMS, along with its web-based interface Soprano which will enable library staff to assist students on the spot, anywhere in the library or on campus, using tablet devices. \\ + - In addition, York St John will use Capita’s Prism resource discovery solution, which will enable users to search a broad range of databases, such as the institutional repository, alongside searches of the library’s physical and electronic resources. Prism will be integrated with the university’s Moodle virtual learning environment and reading list system, giving seamless access to library all information. + - + - === **The University of Hertfordshire** === + - + - [[http://​www.ptfs-europe.com/​university-of-hertfordshire-chooses-the-koha-library-management-system-hosted-and-supported-by-ptfs-europe/​|Press Release 29th January, 2015]] \\ + - "The University of Hertfordshire has chosen the Koha open source library management system to replace its existing library management system. PTFS Europe will fully implement the Koha system and provide on-going hosting and support services. The project also involves a tight integration with the University’s new discovery platform. \\ + - David Peacock, ‎Manager of the Information Collections & Services Team at the University of Hertfordshire said: “We feel this solution will allow us to fully realise the cost benefits and flexibility of using Open Source Technology, and assist us in providing the highest quality library service to our students and staff.” \\ + - Koha will replace the (ExLibris) Voyager system + - + - === **Wales (all HE Institutions)** === + - + - **Alma and Primo from ExLibris selected December 2014** \\ All HE Institutions + National Library of Wales and NHS libraries in Wales \\ [[http://​www.sell2wales.gov.uk/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=JAN019987&​catID=|Tender notice]] (January 2014) \\ + - [[http://​whelf.wordpress.com/​2014/​12/​18/​whelf-shared-lms-announces-chosen-supplier/​|Announcement]] \\ + - [[http://​whelf.wordpress.com/​2014/​12/​18/​whelf-shared-lms-announces-chosen-supplier/​|"​WHELF Shared LMS announces chosen supplier.]] By Rachael Whitfield. WHELF Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum.18 December 2014 \\ + - \\ + - "Welsh Universities,​ the National Library of Wales and the NHS Libraries in Wales select a shared Library Management System \\ + - The WHELF (Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum) Consortium has decided on the Alma and Primo next-generation solutions following a rigorous selection and assessment process. The 10 Libraries are + - + - * Aberystwyth University + - + - * Bangor University + - + - * Swansea University + - + - * University of Wales Trinity Saint David + - + - * Glyndwr University + - + - * National Library of Wales + - + - * Cardiff University + - + - * Cardiff Metropolitan University + - + - * University of South Wales + - + - * Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama + - + - * plus the Welsh NHS Libraries represented through the AWHILES Consortium"​. + - + - \\ **INTOTA** \\ **November 2014:​** ​ The following universities have signed up for Intota from ProQuest but will be running that alongside their existing library management systems \\ [[http://​www.prnewswire.com/​news-releases/​intota-set-to-transform-library-management-at-key-institutions-in-the-uk-281930331.html|ProQuest Press Release ]] \\ + - \\ + - The following have used earlier solutions from ProQuest + - + - * === **University of Huddersfield:​** ​ === + - + - * //Graham Stone, Information Resources Manager at Huddersfield said, "The University of Huddersfield is pleased to be able to partner with ProQuest as one of the six Intota beta partners. We believe this is an exciting opportunity to help develop Intota as a product and to establish what would be needed in terms of interoperability with other systems both internal and external."//​ + - * === **Staffordshire University****:​** ​ === + - + - * //The effective management of e-resource subscriptions is an increasingly complex and vital role within library services. We see Intota as helping to provide the framework for an integrated process that will allow our staff to explore and exploit the resources available to us and promote quality academic research material to our students//​."​ Paul Johnson, Information Landscape Librarian at Staffordshire University. + - * === **De Montfort University****:​** ​ === + - + - * //Alan Brine, Head of Archives and Resource Managemen**t** ​ at De Montfort University said, "We are looking forward to developing our services using Intota in collaboration with our existing provision.//​ + - The following are are new to ProQuest workflow applications. + - + - * === **Edge Hill University** ​ === + - + - * === **Queen Mary University of London:​** ​ === + - + - * Patricia Simons, Assistant Director (Academic Services and Resources) at Queen Mary University of London said, "//We chose Intota because we can make the biggest impact for users with a single search and discovery layer and for library staff with much improved resources management//​."​ + - + - \\ **Edge Hill University** \\ Selected Capita Alto/​Soprano (mobile version) and Prism with Summon discovery service from ProQuest \\ October 2014 [[http://​www.capita-fhe.co.uk/​news/​pages/​deliveringanoutstandingstudentexperienceatedgehilluniversity.aspx|Press Release]] + - + - === **Open University** === + - + - **Selected ExLibris Alma & Primo August 2014** \\ [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​311535-2014:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Contract award notice]] \\ + - Original [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​22965-2014:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Tender notice]] (January 2013) \\ + - From the (invite to tender) notice……………. \\ + - [[http://​ted.europa.eu/​udl?​uri=TED:​NOTICE:​22965-2014:​TEXT:​EN:​HTML|Tender notice]] (January 2013) \\ + - //The Open University are seeking tenders for one new COTS Library Management System, including all maintenance support services.The Open University Library Services wishes to introduce a new Library Management System (LMS) to replace several systems, including the current LMS, with a next generation one designed for the digital age. The replacement will n//eed to enhance library customers'​ experience and enable staff to manage resources effectively and efficiently. + - + - === **Harper Adams University,​** === + - + - May 29, 2014 \\ Has selected Innovative (Sierra and Encore Duet) to replace Capita (Alto and Prism). The new LMS is currently being implemented with a planned go live date of September 3rd.We have chosen a cloud solution so we can concentrate on improving work flows and supporting our users more effectively. \\ From the Innovative press release: //"We believe the Sierra LMS will deliver a better user experience for students searching and accessing the valuable resources within our award-winning library at the heart of our campus, "// \\ [[http://​www.iii.com/​pr-harper-adams|Full press release]] + - + - === **Natural History Museum** === + - + - April 10, 2014 \\ **Selected ExLibris (Alma and Primo)** ​ 2014 [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7BD856F7D2-2565-4AA5-B68B-B32E5888DBEC%7D|Press Release]] \\ + - (moving form SirsiDynix Symphony + - + - === **Trinity College Dublin, Ireland** === + - + - (Legal deposit library for Ireland and also one of the UK's legal deposit libraries) \\ March 4, 2014 \\ Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) has upgraded to the Sierra Library Services Platform. It was previously using the Innovative Millennium library system Trinity is the largest research library in Ireland and has been a legal deposit library for Ireland and the United Kingdom since 1801. \\ [[http://​www.iii.com/​news-events/​pr/​trinity-college-dublin-ireland-upgrades-sierra-library-services-platform|Innovative Interfaces Press Release]] + - + - === **(LSE) London School of Economics** === + - + - Selected ExLibris (Alma and Primo) \\ Press Release: January 20, 2014 \\ [[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/​default.asp?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​details_type=1&​itemid=%7B11CCB3DE-0397-40F6-BD95-501CDEA80FF8%7D|London School of Economics and Political Science Library Selects Alma and Primo]] + - + - === **University of Roehampton** === + - + - Tender date December 2012 \\ [[http://​www.publictenders.net/​node/​2419923|**Selected Capita ( 2013)**]] \\ + - December 2013 + - + - === **London (Bloomsbury) consortium** === + - + - **[[http://​www.jisc.ac.uk/​whatwedo/​programmes/​di_informationandlibraries/​emergingopportunities/​librarysystems.aspx|BMLS - Bloomsbury Library Management System]]** \\ In 2012 The group have made a '​decision in principle'​ to work with (open/​community source) [[http://​www.kuali.org/​ole|Kuali OLE]] \\ + - NOTE: This decision has been revoked–see new invitation to tender - [[https://​www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/​Notice/​101e7b36-44c5-423a-92f7-2c235d74925e|formal notice]] (28 September 2015) and details in '​Invitations to tender'​ below. SOAs has however migrated to Kuali OLE (see below) + - + - === **SOAS, University of London** === + - + - **Implements Kuali OLE and VuFind (Discovery) to replace Innovative Interfaces Millennium** \\ **Press Relase:** \\ [[https://​www.kuali.org/​news/​2015/​04/​22/​soas-library-implements-kuali-open-library-environment|Kuali Press Release]] Wednesday April 22, 2015 \\ + - SOAS Library Implements Kuali Open Library Environment \\ + - The Director of SOAS Library John Robinson said: “We are constantly seeking innovation in our library systems so that we can make our extraordinary resource as accessible and responsive as possible. Kuali OLE is one of a growing suite of open source systems which the SOAS Library is using for its Digital Library, its Research Repositories and its Discovery Services.” + - + - === **University of Birmingham** === + - + - **[[http://​www.exlibrisgroup.com/?​catid=%7B916AFF5B-CA4A-48FD-AD54-9AD2ADADEB88%7D&​itemid=%7B7B303612-A494-4D64-B637-A53102552770%7D|University of Birmingham]]** (Award 2012) \\ //Selected ExLibris for LMS (Aleph) and Discovery (Primo)// \\ //Current Library Management System (LMS/ILS) vendor Capita (Talis//) \\  \\ From the ExLibris Press Release:- \\ //'​University of Birmingham libraries have extended their suite of Ex Libris solutions with the selection of the Primo® discovery and delivery solution—now live for faculty and students—and the Aleph® integrated library system (ILS).// \\ //The selection of Primo and Aleph was driven by the Library Division’s desire to offer users a robust discovery experience supported by a strong ILS that would be capable of managing the libraries’ extensive collections. The university chose a cloud-based deployment for both solutions to reduce the technical burden on library staff members, thereby giving them more time to support users’ research and learning activities.'//​ + - + - === **University of the West of Scotland** === + - + - [[http://​www.iii.com/​news/​pr_display.php?​id=527|UWS And SAC will join University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)]] to share the Millennium LMS. They are migrating from library systems provided by Capita (Talis).See below \\ + - [[http://​www.iii.com/​news/​pr_display.php?​id=527|University of the West of Scotland]] (UWS) selects Innovative Interfaces Millennium \\ + - Award March 2012 \\ + - //Vendor replaced was Capita (Talis//) + - + - === **Scottish Agricultural College** === + - + - [[http://​www.iii.com/​news/​pr_display.php?​id=527|Scottish Agricultural College]](SAC) selects Innovative Interfaces Millennium \\ + - Award March 2012 \\ + - //Vendor replaced was Capita (Talis//) + - + - === **University of Manchester** === + - + - [[http://​www.publictenders.net/​tender/​127480|**University Of Manchester selects ExLibris**]] \\ + - (award December 2011) \\ + - //Vendor replaced was Capita (Talis//) \\ The University wishes to appoint a supplier who can work with the University to meet its need for a next generation library system that takes a unified approach by fully integrating the management of print, electronic and digital collections and associated services. The University wishes to either purchase an existing off-the-shelf system that meets the University'​s requirements or to work with a vendor and other research libraries with similar strategic requirements to the University to contribute towards the design, development and eventual implementation of a system. The appointment will be by a process of competitive tender. + - + - === **University of Salford** === + - + - **[[http://​www.publictenders.net/​tender/​117455|University of Salford selects ExLibris]]** \\ //Vendor replaced was Capita (Talis)// \\ 'The overall objective of this procurement is therefore to implement a Next Generation Library System which will manage the expanding range of resources, particularly digital content. This will give improved access to high quality information resources, in keeping with the expectations of the Library of the Future at the forefront of information provision'​. + - + - === **University of Sheffield** === + - + - [[http://​www.dgmarket.com/​tenders/​np-notice.do~6663985http://​www.dgmarket.com/​tenders/​np-notice.do~6663985|**University of Sheffield**]] (ITT issued May 2011) have selected ExLibris Alma. \\ + - //Vendor replaced was Capita (Talis)// \\ The language of this procurement is interesting and might be taken as a useful marker of change—this is a procurement for the next generation of systems as typified by Alma, OCLC WMS, Innovative Sierra and Kuali OLE. There is also a shared services aspect to it From the tender…… \\ ‘work in concert with a vendor and other interested research library stakeholders to contribute towards the design, development and delivery of a next generation library system which will produce a unified resource management approach to the full spectrum of library collections.’ \\ ‘The University Library has a strategic preference and a clear business requirement for a born cloud based system. The library places the utmost importance on the architecture for any new system being modern, fit for purpose & designed specifically to operate within a cloud environment’. + - + - === **University of Staffordshire** === + - + - University of Staffordshire Selected Koha (open source) supported by PTFS Europe \\ //Vendor replaced was SirsiDynix//​ + - + - === **Queens University Belfast** === + - + - Queens University Belfast (Was Talis (Capita) LMS -selected Innovative Interfaces Millennium March 2011) \\ (including the hosting for Stranmills University College, St. Mary's University College, and the Linen Hall Library, + - + - === **Kingston University** === + - + - Kingston University selected ExLibris Aleph (April 2011) \\ Vendor replaced was Capita -(formerly Talis) + - + - ===   === + - ​\\ ​ ​\\ ​ \\  \\  \\  \\  \\ //Vendor replaced was Talis// \\ selects Innovative Interfaces Millennium + Selected OCLC Worldshare Management Service (WMS**)** ​ to replace their ExLibris Aleph system, ​\\ [[https://​www.oclc.org/​en-europe/news/releases/2016/201604sheffield.html|Press Release]] ​\\ + 7 November 2016—The University of Gloucestershire has selected WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its new library management system. \\ \\
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