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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JCM356
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase (30 ILCS 500/1-13a)
Award Info Published Tuesday September 23, 2014
Awarded to:
Vendor: Elsevier, BV, Philadelphia, PA
Amount: An estimated $60,034
Terms:  One-time transaction
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The University awarded a contract for Library Subscription Database titled Compendex. .
Purchase from Elsevier, BV their Library Subscription Database titled, Compendex. That subscription is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research that contains over eight million references and abstracts taken from over 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports.
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.

For additional information, contact:
John Meehan
University of Ilinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 413-5961
FAX: (312) 996-2055

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