University of Illinois System
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: Swank Motion Pictures, Inc., St. Louis, MO
Amount: An estimated $250,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2025
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, March 26, 2020
The University awarded a contract for the licensing of Streaming Videos..
License Agreement for online access to digital databases from the authorized distributor "Swank Motion Pictures Inc" of copywrited full-length feature motion pictures and television programming distributed by the studios for non-theatrical streaming rights on college and university campuses. The access to titles will be through the interlibrary agreement with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).
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 access to titles will be through the interlibrary agreement with the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)members, University students and employees.
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) 333-3840
FAX: (217) 239-6760
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