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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1HJH17R0340483
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Change Order
Published Tuesday June 13, 2017
Vendor: Alexander Street Press LLC
Change Order Amount: $0

The original sole source was awarded to Alexander Street Press LLC. However, Alexander Street Press is now operating as a ProQuest Company. Therefore, the vendor on this sole source has changed from Alexander Street Press LLC to ProQuest LLC, Ann Arbor, MI. All other terms of the Sole Source remain unchanged.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Margaret van Dijk.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Friday May 27, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Alexander Street Press LLC, Alexandria, VA
Amount: An estimated $615,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2016 through 6/30/2021, 60 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
The hearing has been cancelled
Published Tuesday May 3, 2016
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
The hearing has been modified
Published Wednesday April 13, 2016
The hearing has been changed to May 4, 2016.
First published Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The University awarded a contract for online access to video content to Alexander Street Press LLC, Alexandria, VA, for an estimated $615,000.
Online access to Alexander Street Press streaming video content for the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) for current subscribers as well as new subscribers to these materials.
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the online access to the Alexander Street Press video collections is only available from this vendor.

For additional information, contact:
Holly Highland
212 Illini Plaza
1817 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 300-8258
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder

We will hold a public hearing at the date, time and location specified below, if we receive a request to testify regarding the sole source determination. We will also hold a hearing if any vendor submits a signed statement showing the capability to provide the stated supplies/services at or below the amount indicated.

The public hearing allows any interested party the opportunity to testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing officer will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. After conclusion of the hearing we will decide whether the sole source determination was appropriate.

We must receive any request to testify and any vendor statement no later than the registration date and time indicated below. If we do not receive a timely request or statement, we will not hold the hearing. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement prior to any scheduled hearing. Please confirm the status of the hearing with the Hearing Contact.

May 4, 2016
2:00 PM
Stratton Building
Room 511
401 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL

Hearing Contact:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change and/or cancellation. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
April 29, 2016
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105
Fax:(217) 558-5407

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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Sole Source Justification
  • 1HJH17R0340483Part1.PDF (318 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1HJH17R0340483Part2.pdf (62 KB)