Library books and textbooks

Framework No: 0617

About this framework

Framework period: 1 February 2018 until 31 January 2022

Scotland Excel’s Library Books and Textbooks Framework provides members with a variety of library books including adult and children fiction and non-fiction books, reference books, foreign language books, audio books, large print books and DVDs. Members will also be able to purchase a variety of educational textbooks from numerous publishers. Members using this framework are public libraries, schools, nurseries and community centres.

As with all our frameworks, this contract was developed in close consultation with stakeholders. It is fully compliant with all legislative requirements and offers social, economic and environmental benefits in line with Scotland Excel’s sustainable procurement approach.

Benefits

  • Estimated framework spend is around £11m per year.
  • Members can order products through the e-procurement system i.e. "punch out".
  • Members can use online supplier catalogues.
  • Framework provides free delivery to 10 mainland and 1 island location for libraries.
  • Framework provides full geographic coverage to all members.
  • Approved jacketing and NAG standard servicing costs.
  • 38% of suppliers are SMEs.
  • 29% of suppliers are micro businesses.
  • 71% of suppliers pay Real Living Wage.
  • Supplies are committed to reducing waste with all their products and packaging.
  • Suppliers are only providing products with paper that is compatible with the UK Government timber procurement policy.
  • Suppliers are committed to providing Community Benefits.
  • Suppliers provide fair work practices to all their staff.

Lots

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd

Peters Limited

Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd

Books Asia Ltd

Star Books

Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd

Changeover Ltd t/a Moovies Distribution

Trans UK Supplies Ltd

Library Magna Books Limited

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Ulverscroft Limited

Library Magna Books Limited

Ulverscroft Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

John Smith & Son Group Ltd

Kelvin Books Limited

Oxford University Press

Pearson Education Ltd

Peters Limited

Scholastic Ltd

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Bright Red Publishing Ltd

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Peters Limited

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Hodder & Stoughton Limited t/a Hodder Gibson

Kelvin Books Limited

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Peters Limited

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Oxford University Press

Scholastic Ltd

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Oxford University Press

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Pearson Education Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

Prim-Ed Publishing Ltd

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

A.T. Little & Sons Ltd t/a Browns Books

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Hodder & Stoughton Limited t/a Hodder Gibson

Kelvin Books Limited

Peters Limited

Scotia & Chameleon Books Ltd

Waterstones Booksellers Limited

Blackwell

Glowworm Books & Gifts Limited

Kelvin Books Limited

TeeJay Publishers

Sectors

The library books and textbooks equipment framework is available to all Scotland Excel local authority and associate members.  It is particularly relevant for members operating within the following sectors:

  • care
  • education

Key Facts

In support of producing and recycling products, several suppliers have mentioned they would send old textbooks to schools in Africa, use eco friendly inks and recyclable packaging.

Further information on Scotland Excel’s library books and textbooks framework is available in our members area.

If you are not yet a member, and would like to know more about the framework, please contactus.