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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1HJH18R0356078
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Renewal Info
Published Wednesday May 29, 2019
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Ex Libris (USA), Inc
Amount: An estimated $680,000
Renewal: 2 of 4, 7/1/2019 through 6/30/2020
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The University has verified that these resources are still only available from this vendor.
Potential Future Renewals: $1,376,917
Comments: This renewal has been reviewed along with the Office of Procurement Diversity for compliance with the BEP Act (30 ILCS 575); specifically the requirements regarding compliance with goals on the contract being renewed and reviewing goal levels on renewal as set forth in PA 100-391.
The buyer for this procurement is now Sherri Eddings, (217) 333-3840.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Catherine Bradbury.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Friday April 6, 2018
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Ex Libris (USA), Inc
Amount: An estimated $603,083
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2018 through 6/30/2019
Pricing Changes: 
4.0% Increase
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Sole Source Status: 
The University has verified that these resources are still only available from this vendor.
Potential Future Renewals: $2,056,917
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 Tuesday March 28, 2017
Awarded to:
Vendor: Ex Libris (USA), Inc, Des Plaines, IL
Amount: An estimated $600,964
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2017 through 6/30/2018, 12 months
Renewals:
4 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $2,660,000
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 Monday March 6, 2017
The hearing has been cancelled since no vendors registered to attend or submitted comments regarding this notice.
First published Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The University awarded a contract for Voyager software maintenance and support to Ex Libris (USA), Inc, Des Plaines, IL, for an estimated $600,964.
Maintenance and support for the Voyager software supporting the integrated library system for the Consortium of Academic & Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).
The University has determined that this purchase is only economically available from this source because the procurement is software license, upgrade or maintenance.

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.

Date:
March 8, 2017
Time:
2:00 PM
Location:
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:
March 3, 2017
Register with:
Aaron M. Finder
Phone:(217) 720-7105

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
  • 1HJH18R0356078Part1.pdf (279 KB)
Sole Source Justification Part 2
  • 1HJH18R0356078Part2.pdf (49 KB)