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University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #JJW944
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Award Info Published Tuesday September 10, 2019
Awarded to:
Vendor: McGraw-Hill Education, Columbus, OH
Amount: $622,317.41
An estimated start date of 11/1/2019 through 10/31/2022
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, September 10, 2019
The University awarded a contract for a subscription.
Purchase of a subscription for discovery tools and e-resource management products that allows for the search of Library resources through a single search box.
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)) These library discovery tools is a resource sharing network and are needed to allow users to quickly obtaining global library content in a single search box.

For additional information, contact:
Jeffrey Walsh
University of Illinois at Chicago
Purchasing Division (M/C 560)
809 South Marshfield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612-7203
Phone: (312) 355-3568
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • JJW944McGraw-Hill.pdf (123 KB)