IT purchases for LSE

IMT use a number of suppliers who all have supply agreements negotiated on a regional or national level by the LUPC (London Universities Purchasing Consortium).

The IT Service Desk| will be able to assist you in creating an appropriate specification for your needs and best value for the School. In order to expediate your purchases please consult our IT Purchasing process document|.

Contact the IT Service Desk| if you cannot see the item you would like to purchase on our recommended lists.

For further details regarding IT purchasing at LSE please consult the School's Financial Regulations|.

Desktop PCs

The School has standard specification PCs. Please see the IT Procurement Catalogue| to browse the PCs available and make a purchase with your budget code. Please note that monitors will need to be purchased at an additional cost.

The IT Service Desk| will be able to assist you in choosing an appropriate PC for your needs and best value for the School. Please contact us for more information and assistance.

Laptops

IMT offer a number of laptops. Please see the IT Procurement Catalogue| to browse the available laptops and make a purchase with your budget code. The IT Service Desk| will be able to assist you in choosing an appropriate laptop for your needs, and best value for the School. Contact us for more information.

Apple equipment

The School receives a discount of up to 15% for Apple purchases. Please see the IT Procurement Catalogue| to browse the Apple products available and purchase using your budget code.

Alternatively, visit the Apple Education Store| for information on Apple products and contact the IT Service Desk| to discuss your options.

Printers

For most uses, IMT recommend industry standard Hewlett Packard printers. The type of printer you choose will depend on the number of people who will be using it. See the IT Procurement Catalogue| to browse the available printers and purchase using your budget code. You can also contact the IT Service Desk| if you would like to further discuss your requirements.

IT peripherals

Our suppliers for IT peripherals, including items such as webcams, microphones, speakers, digital records, mice, keyboards and hard drives are Insight UK| and Dabs|.

Your Departmental Administrator can order USB memory sticks as a stationery item from Office Depot|.

AV items

In the first instance, contact the IT Service Desk| who will refer you to an AV Specialist|.

Software

Please consult with the IT Service Desk| as there are a number of campus and site licences that may cover your use without additional purchase. If the software you require is not covered under an existing agreement, we will be able to assist you in identifying any educational agreements in place.

Toner

Your Departmental Administrator can order laser printer toner and inkjet printer cartridges as stationery items from Office Depot|.

An alternative supplier is JetMarQ. The IT Service Desk| can provide contact details.

Used toners should be taken to the Reprographics| office, room OLD G.28.

Mobile phones and iPads

The School has a contract with Orange under the OGC framework. We have a range of information on the Telecoms web pages| to guide you in making a decision concerning your type of mobile device and appropriate tariff. You can also browse the IT Procurement Catalogue| to see available handsets, their costs and purchase using your budget code.

For further advice regarding mobile phones and iPads, contact the  IT Service Desk|.

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