University of Illinois at Chicago
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Vendor: ProQuest Inc., Seattle, WA
Amount: An amount not to exceed $97,975
An estimated start date of 6/15/2014 through 12/31/2014
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Thursday, June 5, 2014
The University awarded a contract for subscription membership to ProQuest.
Purchase of subscription membership for Library patron access to ProQuest electronic databases.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes in the procurement code because the procurement expenditures are for periodicals and books 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.
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