The main purpose of the framework contract is the purchase of annual subscriptions to electronic resources through a single supplier. The services required include also a discovery service (Summon Discovery) to support a simultaneous search through all or most of these electronic resources and a single log-in solution (OpenAthens) for all the electronic resources enabling the access to the resources while at home or travelling.

The services aim at retrieving information for the use of scientific research, monitoring developments in the policy field at EU and national level in EU countries and citations of Cedefop publications. Access should be granted to the main office in Thessaloniki (Greece), to our office in Brussels and also remotely, for home access or travelling staff.

This call has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union 2017/S 092-181208 of 13/05/2017.

Deadline for submitting tenders: 16/06/2017 (17h00 for hand-delivered tenders).

Requests for additional information/clarification should be received by 07/06/2017.

The answers to such requests, if any, will be published under this banner, therefore please visit Cedefop's website frequently for updates.

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Call details

Procurement type
Call for tenders
Official Publication Date
Closing date
AO/DCM/MWI-COROM/electronic resources/001/17


Annual subscriptions to electronic resources

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Clarification (1) - Questions & Answers

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Contract Award Notice

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