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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
SoleSource #R206520-0008S

Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase

Renewal Info
Published Wednesday November 6, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Turnitin, LLC
Amount: An estimated $41,657
Renewal: 2nd of 2, 1/1/2020 through 12/31/2020
Pricing Changes: 
none
Service/Product Changes: 
none
Sole Source Status: 
The University has confirmed that this purchase is still only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.
Potential Future Renewals: None
The Chief Procurement Officer for this procurement is now Ben Bagby.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.
The University has taken into account 30 ILCS 575/8i of the BEP Act in conducting this renewal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday August 31, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Turnitin, LLC
Amount: An estimated $41,657
Renewal: 1 of 2, 1/1/2019 through 12/31/2019
Pricing Changes: 
none
Service/Product Changes: 
none
Sole Source Status: 
The University has confirmed that this purchase is still only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.
Potential Future Renewals: $41,657
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Thursday November 9, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Turnitin, LLC, San Francisco, CA
Amount: An estimated $41,657
Terms:
An estimated start date of 1/1/2018 through 12/31/2018, 12 months
Renewals:
2 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $87,343
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Monday October 30, 2017
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Monday, October 16, 2017
The University awarded a contract for Plagiarism Detection Software to Turnitin, LLC, San Francisco, CA, for an estimated $41,657.
Turnitin is a plagiarism detection software with a deep integration to Desire2Learn.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Betty Rouse
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714
State Purchasing Officer - Margaret van Dijk

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

Hearing Details

Date:
November 1, 2017
Time:
3:00 PM
Location:
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Jenessa Conner
Phone:(217) 299-3957
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
October 27, 2017
Register with:
Jenessa Conner
Phone:(217) 299-3957

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Sole Source Justification
  • R206520-0008S.pdf (2 MB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • R206520-008SPt2.pdf (41 KB)