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procurements [2019/07/19 14:32]
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 |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|
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 |Queen Mary, University of London|Innovative Interfaces|October 2018|SirsiDynix| | |Queen Mary, University of London|Innovative Interfaces|October 2018|SirsiDynix| |
 |University of Leeds|Ex Libris|September 2018|Innovative Interfaces|£557K| |University of Leeds|Ex Libris|September 2018|Innovative Interfaces|£557K|
-|Nottingham|ExLibris|July 2018|ExLibris|Migration from Aleph to Alma|+|Nottingham|Ex Libris|July 2018|ExLibris|Migration from Aleph to Alma
 +|Liverpool Hope|Ex Libris|?? 2018|Capita| ​|
 |Arts University Bournmouth|PTFS (Koha)|July 2018| | | |Arts University Bournmouth|PTFS (Koha)|July 2018| | |
 |Goldsmiths,​ University of London|SirsiDynix|Feb?​ 2018|ExLibris| | |Goldsmiths,​ University of London|SirsiDynix|Feb?​ 2018|ExLibris| |
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 |UCL (university College London)|ExLibris|Jan2018|ExLibris|upgraded from Aleph to Alma-no tender| |UCL (university College London)|ExLibris|Jan2018|ExLibris|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|ExLibris|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| +|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| 
-|University of Law|ExLibris|Dec 2017|ExLibris|Moved form ExLibris Voyager via tender process| +|University of Law|Ex Libris|Dec 2017|ExLibris|Moved form ExLibris Voyager via tender process| 
-|Birmingham|ExLibris|Nov 2017|ExLibris|upgrade form Aleph to Alma (no tender process)|+|Birmingham|Ex Libris|Nov 2017|ExLibris|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 (Koha/​Coral)|April 2017|ExLibris Aleph|Koha library system and Coral ERM|
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 |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 Voyager|
-|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 (Koha)|Also selected the BLUEcloud Lists resource list management solution|
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 |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|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (Voyager)| |
-|Aberystwyth|ExLibris|December 2014|ExLibris (Voyager)|Consortium -Wales| +|Aberystwyth|Ex Libris|December 2014|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (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|ExLibris (Voyager)| |
  
 ====== Invitations to tender ====== ====== Invitations to tender ======
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 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 ]] 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 ]]
  
-==== Liverpool Hope University ​==== +====   ​====
- +
-Date of [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​Search_View.aspx?​id=OCT219359|notice]]:​ 18/​10/​2017\\ +
-Value excluding VAT: £450,​000.00 GBP\\ +
-The contract shall be 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.\\ +
-The University is seeking tenders for the supply, implementation and support of a Library Management System (LMS) and Discovery Tool solution.\\ +
-"The system should; replace the functions provided by existing University systems; combine search results from multiple sources; allow access to all of the functions via a single menu screen and customisable dashboard; once logged on to the menu screen, there should be no further requirement to enter username or password; incorporate the management of and access to print and electronic resources and other forms of content as appropriate;​ provide an improved workflow via unified task management; provide timely and accurate management information;​ be agile in responding to changes in the academic library environment;​ interface with existing University systems and be compatible with mobile devices.We would expect delivery of the project to commence in January 2018 with implementation expected to occur in August 2018 following an agreed period of testing which would cover all of the required functions of the solution and the interfaces to the designated Liverpool Hope University systems +
- +
-==== University Of Sunderland ==== +
- +
-[[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."​ +
- +
-=== University of Nottingham === +
- +
-Upgraded from ExLibris Aleph to ExLibris Alma July 2028 +
- +
-[[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=JUL260214|Announcement notice 20 July 2018]] +
- +
-The University intends to award a contract for up to three years for the upgrade and maintenance of its current library management system (LMS) to Ex Libris, a specialist in software for the library sector. This will upgrade from Ex Libris'​s Aleph, SFX, MetaLib and Verde products to their Alma product, thus reducing the need for multiple products. This system is owned, supplied and supported exclusively by Ex Libris. The current library management system, Aleph, is already integrated with Campus Solutions at UNNC and UNMC and a different system (with different technical architecture) would mean considerable additional development effort. Ex Libris are the only supplier who have an existing data centre in China and a proven support model for global campus operation. The implementation plan for the global solution shall commence in August 2018. +
- +
-The existing version of the system is several years old, meaning that the upgrade process will be overly complex and beyond the capability of the institution. As Ex Libris is the developer of the software, it is envisaged that this upgrade will be executed with minimal risk of technical failure and data and process migration for internal staff will be significantly reduced in a global environment. As alternate system would present significant financial, technical, quality and reputational risks for the University that could not be mitigated against. +
- +
-The Global reach is essential and the feasibility or ability to change is restricted by Suppliers who can promote the Global need and therefore when considering the relative benefit, the cost would outweigh the advantage that might accrue. Thus for reasons of timescale and staff capacity alongside core business activity, the only viable option is an upgrade through Ex Libris. +
- +
-From the [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC176617|invitation to tender]] 21st December 2016\\ +
-The University of Nottingham proposes to invest in a new scholarly information environment to improve the student and researcher library experience and to create more efficient resource management processes.It will deliver an improved return on the University'​s £5.5 annual investment in information resources and will contribute to the content and discovery element of an ambitious vision for Digital Learning.\\ +
-This will:\\ +
-- improve student satisfaction,​\\ +
-- Improve learning outcomes and academic success,​\\ +
-- better support researchers,​\\ +
-- facilitate a more agile and flexible response to academic needs,\\ +
-- maximise return on current investment in library materials and staff resource.\\ +
-\\ +
-The goals will be achieved by a new, more integrated, approach to the discovery and delivery of library curated materials which will better match resources to student and researcher needs. This will be a part of a wider modern integrated solution that will also bring efficiencies and significantly reduce the number of systems currently employed. This in turn will help to create better, more efficient staff workflows across the totality of print and electronic resources.\\ +
-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.+
  
 ====== Reviewing the market ====== ====== Reviewing the market ======
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 (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]] (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]]
 +
 +==== 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\\
 +Value excluding VAT: £450,​000.00 GBP\\
 +The contract shall be 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.\\
 +The University is seeking tenders for the supply, implementation and support of a Library Management System (LMS) and Discovery Tool solution.\\
 +"The system should; replace the functions provided by existing University systems; combine search results from multiple sources; allow access to all of the functions via a single menu screen and customisable dashboard; once logged on to the menu screen, there should be no further requirement to enter username or password; incorporate the management of and access to print and electronic resources and other forms of content as appropriate;​ provide an improved workflow via unified task management; provide timely and accurate management information;​ be agile in responding to changes in the academic library environment;​ interface with existing University systems and be compatible with mobile devices.We would expect delivery of the project to commence in January 2018 with implementation expected to occur in August 2018 following an agreed period of testing which would cover all of the required functions of the solution and the interfaces to the designated Liverpool Hope University systems
  
 ==== The University of Leeds ==== ==== The University of Leeds ====
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 "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."​\\ "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 5 year contract
 +
 +=== University of Nottingham ===
 +
 +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]]
 +
 +The University intends to award a contract for up to three years for the upgrade and maintenance of its current library management system (LMS) to Ex Libris, a specialist in software for the library sector. This will upgrade from Ex Libris'​s Aleph, SFX, MetaLib and Verde products to their Alma product, thus reducing the need for multiple products. This system is owned, supplied and supported exclusively by Ex Libris. The current library management system, Aleph, is already integrated with Campus Solutions at UNNC and UNMC and a different system (with different technical architecture) would mean considerable additional development effort. Ex Libris are the only supplier who have an existing data centre in China and a proven support model for global campus operation. The implementation plan for the global solution shall commence in August 2018.
 +
 +The existing version of the system is several years old, meaning that the upgrade process will be overly complex and beyond the capability of the institution. As Ex Libris is the developer of the software, it is envisaged that this upgrade will be executed with minimal risk of technical failure and data and process migration for internal staff will be significantly reduced in a global environment. As alternate system would present significant financial, technical, quality and reputational risks for the University that could not be mitigated against.
 +
 +The Global reach is essential and the feasibility or ability to change is restricted by Suppliers who can promote the Global need and therefore when considering the relative benefit, the cost would outweigh the advantage that might accrue. Thus for reasons of timescale and staff capacity alongside core business activity, the only viable option is an upgrade through Ex Libris.
 +
 +From the [[https://​www.sell2wales.gov.wales/​search/​show/​search_view.aspx?​ID=DEC176617|invitation to tender]] 21st December 2016\\
 +The University of Nottingham proposes to invest in a new scholarly information environment to improve the student and researcher library experience and to create more efficient resource management processes.It will deliver an improved return on the University'​s £5.5 annual investment in information resources and will contribute to the content and discovery element of an ambitious vision for Digital Learning.\\
 +This will:\\
 +- improve student satisfaction,​\\
 +- Improve learning outcomes and academic success,\\
 +- better support researchers,​\\
 +- facilitate a more agile and flexible response to academic needs,\\
 +- maximise return on current investment in library materials and staff resource.\\
 +\\
 +The goals will be achieved by a new, more integrated, approach to the discovery and delivery of library curated materials which will better match resources to student and researcher needs. This will be a part of a wider modern integrated solution that will also bring efficiencies and significantly reduce the number of systems currently employed. This in turn will help to create better, more efficient staff workflows across the totality of print and electronic resources.\\
 +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.
  
 ==== University of Chester ==== ==== University of Chester ====
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 "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)\\
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 "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]] \\
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 "​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 ==== 
 + 
 +Renewed contract with Capita June 2017. [[https://​www.ukconstructionmedia.co.uk/​opportunities/​university-of-sunderland-library-management-solution-issue-2-award/​|Announcement]] 
 + 
 +[[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."​ 
 + 
 +=== Richmond, The American International University ===
  
-**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+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** === === **Loughborough University Library** ===
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 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"​ \\
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