Library Services

Library Services

C002_15 - Expires 30/May/2018 Alison Maggs Strategic Sourcing Manager (08) 9213 2016

Service Offering 

WALGA has established a pre-qualified panel of Preferred Suppliers for the provision of a robust blend of Library Management Systems (LMS) and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) experience and expertise. 

This panel objective is for Local Government Libraries to achieve improved services to their communities using technology to standardise automation and interoperability for improved workflows and efficiencies across the WA public library network.


Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology 

This category provides a range of systems, hardware and tags to support the WA public library network that can facilitate interoperability, including compatibility with established Library Management Systems and the sharing and exchange of stock between public libraries throughout Western Australia. 

The Preferred Suppliers for this category conform to ISO15693 parts 2 and 3, ISO 18000-3 HF 13.56 MHz and ISO28560 parts 1 and 2 and supports SIP2 and/or NCIP Communication Protocols. Suppliers’ provision of products include but not limited to: 

  • Management Consoles
  • Security Gates
  • Portable Scanning Units
  • Smart Bins
  • Check In and Out Tables
  • Self Loan Stations
  • Return Chutes
  • RFID Tags and Security Protocols


Library Management Systems (LMS) 

This category provides the required functionality to allow seamless and efficient sharing of resources throughout WA Public Library Network and includes but is not limited to: 

  • Inter-library loan processes;
  • Electronic Resource Management (ERM);
  • Cataloguing, circulation and acquisition of library items;
  • Serials;
  • Reports and financials;
  • Authorised user interface;
  • Digital asset management;
  • Metasearch / Federated Search;
  • Supports SIP2 and/or NCIP Communication Protocols;
  • Resource Discovery;
  • Ability to be configured on a consortia basis. 

Further information of the scope of goods and services is available in eQuotes (


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View pricing and conditions of contract


All Preferred Suppliers under this Panel are legally required to provide their best prices and conditions of supply to Local Governments purchasing through the WALGA Preferred Supply Panel. Significant discounts have been secured across a range of goods and services for this panel. Further information is available in eQuotes.


Conditions of Contract 

Comprehensive General Conditions of Contract and Service Level Agreements that support this arrangement are available in eQuotes. 

Members must reference the WALGA Contract and related Member Conditions and Service Level Agreements in all communications with Preferred Suppliers.


Preferred Suppliers


Preferred Suppliers

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