Public Sector Network Tender Alert


7661-2013: UK-Durham: Software package and information systems

Durham University is seeking to procure a Resource Discovery System (RDS) that can adapt and expand to meet future requirements. The system is expected to provide significantly improved functionality for users, with at least the following features:
— an easy to use search interface which integrates and ranks results from a variety of sources;
— an interface which satisfies user needs and expectations, and which compares well in design with popular internet tools and web sites;
— seamless integration of physical resources in the library, archives and museum collections of the University;
— access to a wide range of e-resources, whether freely available or obtained for the University through purchase or subscription.

Ref: OJEU12-009.,


University of Durham
Procurement Service, Mountjoy Centre, Holly Wing, Stockton Road
For the attention of: Liam Glasper
DH1 3LE Durham
Telephone: +44 1913344528
Fax: +44 1913344539
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Address of the buyer profile: Please click the following link to express an interest in this tender:
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Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: Contract period = 4 + 2 + 2 + 2.Estimated value excluding VAT: Range: between 90 000 and 170 000 GBP

Published: 10 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 4 Mar 2013