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Pipeline Framework: 376E_24 eBooks, eAudiobooks and Print Books


A pipeline has been launched for 376E_24 eBooks, eAudiobooks and Print Books.The contract start Date is 1 November 2024. Approach to market date is 28 June 2024.This is a Prior Information Notice where the tender documentation is not yet available. However, interest in this opportunity (Expressions of interest) can still be registered (see details of how to complete below).ESPO is seeking to renew its eBooks, eAudiobooks and Print Books framework. It is anticipated that the new framework will be awarded during Summer 2024.ESPO is also considering extending the framework scope to include ePress and Serviced Library Stock.Prior to retendering, ESPO has sought to engage with the supplier market to help inform the new framework to ensure that it best meets the needs of both suppliers and customers across the public sector, with a pre-market engagement taking place.The duration of the framework agreement is expected to be for 2 years (24 months), with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years (24 months). The total estimated value stated includes the option period (including the Spend profile, where an approximate estimate has been applied to simply spread this out over all the potentially applicable Financial years, including the option period).To express an interest:(a) Go to ; (b) Register (if not already registered on ProContract); (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘376E_24’ (via “View Opportunities” from the ‘EastMidsTenders’ Portal); d) Express an interest.This is a potential opportunity from the government, and the pipeline gives advance notice of an opportunity that might be offered by the public sector in the future – allowing potential suppliers to plan accordingly. When a public sector organisation publishes a pipeline notice, it does not necessarily mean that an opportunity will be offered in the future.For more information contact: Espo, Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby, LEICESTER LE19 1ES. Email: Website: (Food, Communities and Technology Procurement Team)