Library Stocks and Related Services

Library Stocks and Related Services

C023_14 - Expires 14/June/2017 Alison Maggs Strategic Sourcing Manager amaggs@walga.asn.au (08) 9213 2016

Service Offering 

WALGA has established a Panel of Preferred Suppliers for Local Library stocks and supplier assisted services for use within the sector. 

The following product and service categories are available under this contract: 

a) Books

b) Digital Resources

c)   Audio Visual Materials

d) Periodical and Journal Subscriptions

e) Library Services

 

Categories 

Subcategories include but are not limited to: 

a) Books 

This category encompasses any portable written or printed words compiling a number of sheets fastened together, hardback and paperback, including:

I.    Adult

  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Reference and educational books
  • Language Other than English (LOTE) resources
  • Large print

II. Young Adult

  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Reference and educational books
  • Graphic Novels

III.    Children / Junior

  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Reference and educational books
  • Large print
  • Picture books
  • Beginner readers
  • Board books
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE) resources
  • Comic books / graphic novels

  

b) Digital Resources 

The digital resources category (which includes e-books, eBooks, digital books, e-audio, downloadable music, video, electronic magazines and online resources etc.) encompasses digital publications of books that include text and / or images in various formats that are readable on computers and other electronic devices.

 

c)   Audio visual and multimedia materials and related products 

This category includes any sight and or sound based library supplies. 

They may be informational, educational or of general interest. This category includes, but is not limited to, the following: 

  • Music
  • Talking books (fiction and non-fiction)
  • DVDs
  • Games
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE) resources

 

d) Periodical and Journal Subscriptions 

This category includes hard copy magazines and journals, encompassing:

  •  Hardcopy and online newspapers
  • Online magazine and journal subscriptions
  • Professional Journals related to libraries and other internal Councils business units

 

e) Library Services 

This category includes services that support the delivery of library resources, including repair, book binding, stock selection, stock analysis and digitization, cataloguing and shelf ready services.

View qualified sub-categories

View pricing and conditions of contract

Pricing 

All Preferred Suppliers for this Contract are legally required to provide their best prices and conditions of supply to Local Governments purchasing through the WALGA Preferred Supply Contract. 

Companies appointed to the WALGA Panel have lodged pricing for material acquisition and managed services. The pricing provides a discount on Recommended Retail Price for materials rangingfrom 10% to 35%. Pricing schedules also include service charges for book cataloguing, processing and tagging. Full details available on eQuotes.

Audio Visual Materials

Preferred Suppliers

Books

Preferred Suppliers

Cataloguing

Preferred Suppliers

Digital Resources

Preferred Suppliers

Periodicals & Journals

Preferred Suppliers

Processing of Books and/or AV

Preferred Suppliers

Stock Analysis

Preferred Suppliers

Stock Selection

Preferred Suppliers

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