Illinois State University
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Springer Customer Service Center, LLC, New York, NY
An estimated start date of 1/1/2019 through 12/31/2019
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, April 2, 2019
The University awarded a contract for a library license/subscription.
The University will purchase a library subscription to provide student access to Springer Nature academic journals/materials.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for periodicals, books, subscriptions, database licenses, and other publications procured for use by a university library or academic department, except for expenditures related to procuring textbooks for student use or materials for resale or rental. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(5)) Springer Nature is a world leading research, educational and professional publisher.
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