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Library resources

Based on your answers, we think you should use the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) framework.

What it offers

  • academic books from a range of publishers (early years to KS4 and higher education)
  • professional books and publications
  • learning aids
  • e-books
  • newspapers, journals and periodicals
  • e-journals
  • audio books
  • audio summary
  • library discovery tools and services including:
    • search functionality
    • database provision
    • Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
    • web resources
    • publisher packages
    • catalogue records
    • electronic and print resources


  • free quote tool
  • discounts against publishers’ list prices
  • comprehensive range of resources

All frameworks also offer:

  • compliance with The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) principles and regulations
  • a list of checked suppliers
  • pre-agreed terms and conditions
Visit the CPC website