University of Illinois at Springfield
Sole Source #MB607
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Vendor: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
An estimated $65,000
Begin Date: February 1, 2007
End Date: June 30, 2007
Number of Months of Contract: 5
Renewal Options: None
The University will save a minimum of 17% on the price of these subscriptions as it will be purchasing direct from the publisher, Blackwells.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Thursday December 21, 2006
a contract for
scholarly and academic journals in electronic form
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
an estimated $65,000.
The library acquires/subscribes to scholarly journals on behalf of University faculty and students to support teaching and research. The scholarly and academic journals, in electronic format, are available for purchasing/license on the proprietary electronic platform named Blackwell Synergy, that Blackwell Publishing has developed.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the
item or service is copyrighted or patented and is not available except from the holder of the copyright or patent.
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