SHEDL is the procurement activity for the Scottish Confederation of University and Research Libraries (SCURL). The SHEDL Journals Group membership is open to all Scottish Higher and Further Education institutions. The National Library of Scotland, the National Museums Scotland and the two largest higher education institutions in Northern Ireland, (Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Ulster) are also members of the Group. The primary remit of the group is to manage the consortial purchase of periodical materials and associated services on behalf of these institutions through regular tendering exercises and careful monitoring of contracts once these are mobilised.
An Invitation To Tender was issued by the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges on behalf of SCURL and the SHEDL Journals contract has been awarded to LM as of 1st January 2017.