University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: MPS Limited, Portland, OR
Amount: An estimated $52,800
An estimated start date of 12/9/2020 through 12/8/2023
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, May 14, 2020
The University awarded a contract for journal subscription & member management software.
The University of Illinois is purchasing the license, maintenance and support of THINK subscription software.
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)) The University of Illinois is purchasing the license, maintenance and support of THINK subscription software.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-0434
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qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.