Northern Illinois University
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Chemical Abstract Services (a division of the American Chemical Society), Columbus, OH
Amount: An estimated $65,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2010 through 6/30/2011, 12 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Wednesday, March 24, 2010
The University intends to award a contract for electronic database access.
This procurement is for an FY11 open order for our University Libraries for database access and materials available only on a member-subscriber basis. The posted dollar amount is an estimated amount only. Actual expenditure and/or usage may be more or less, depending on need and availability of funds. The University reserves the right to amend this open order for reasons including but not limited to increasing or decreasing the dollar obligation and/or quantities ordered, as needed.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
database offerings from this vendor are licensed and proprietary.
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This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.