Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc, Columbia, MO
Amount: An estimated $200,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2009 through 6/30/2010, 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, May 13, 2009
The University awarded a contract for textbooks and instructional materials to MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc, Columbia, MO, for an estimated $200,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
sole supplier's item is to be procured for commercial resale.
Choice of individual textbooks is an academic matter that is determined solely by the academic unit in consultation with individual faculty members. The University has no ability to make substitutions, or offer products of similar or equal value from competing vendors. Textbooks contain copyrighted materials, which can not be substituted between one publisher and another.
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This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.