OPS8866 NETCAT & ASSOCIATED SERVICES FRAMEWORK

Buyer: The British Library


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Description:
Description:
The purpose of this procurement is to establish a multi-supplier framework arrangement for the creation and supply of NetCat catalogue data to the British Library.

The duration of the framework arrangement will be a maximum of four years.

Work-packages of varying quantity and content type will be defined by the British Library.

Details of individual work-packages including sample data will be made available to all suppliers accepted into the framework.

Contracts to fulfil the requirements of individual work-packages will be formed under the framework arrangement via further competition (mini-tender).

Currently the estimated total quantity of records likely to be processed under this framework arrangement is in the region of 30,000 per annum but this figure may vary.

The BL is seeking expressions of interest from a limited number of appropriately qualified and experienced companies to provide these specialist services.

The British Library NetCat project creates and supplies MARC 21 catalogue records for publications in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Currently the estimated total quantity of records likely to be processed under this framework arrangement is in the region of 30,000 per annum but this figure may vary.

Records are to be supplied to the British Library via FTP file on a regular basis to be agreed.

Records supplied under the framework arrangement must be supplied to the British Library in RDA format and structured in accordance with the MARC 21 Specifications for record structure, character sets, and exchange media, 2000 edition.

Suppliers will be expected to show expertise in Dewey Decimal Classification (23rd Edition), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

All records supplied to the Library under the arrangement will become the property of the British Library and may be used, without restriction or further payment, in a range of products and services. Delivery in regular batches is required.

Country:
Country:
United Kingdom

Published:
Published date:
Jan 01 1900

Deadline:
Deadline:
Jan 20 2014

Contact:
Contact:
Cole Tony

Email:
Email:
Tony.Cole@bl.uk




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Source ID:
Source ID:
21034


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