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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
RFP #1TLC1801
Request for Proposal: Provide Library Management Software
Award Info Published Friday October 12, 2018
Awarded to:
Vendor: Ex Libris (USA) Inc., Des Plaines, IL
Amount: An estimated $10,983,282
An estimated start date of 11/1/2018 through 6/30/2023
5 one-year
Potential Future Renewals: $10,012,600
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 1
BEP award recommendation approved by Office of Procurement Diversity indicates Bailey's Catering LLC and Nohea Caf´┐Ż LLC. Vendor was granted partial waiver. Office of Procurement Diversity will to continue to work with the vendor to meet the goal.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday December 18, 2017
Amendment 2 is to provide clarification and answer questions.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday November 30, 2017
Amendment 1 is to provide to answer questions and provide clarification.
First published Thursday, November 16, 2017
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday January 16, 2018:

Purchasing Division
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois on behalf of Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) is seeking Proposals from qualified firms ("Vendors") for a consortial library services platform that provides a solution including the software, the implementation, the operating environment and the Vendor's ongoing support and service.

For additional information, contact:
Teri Merrell
212A Illini Plaza
1817 South Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-3732
FAX: (217) 239-6877
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
Submit the appropriate number of copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. There is a BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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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Specification Documents
  • RFP1TLC1801-Amendment1Attachments.xlsx (47 KB)
  • RFP1TLC1801Amendment1.pdf (79 KB)
  • RFP1TLC1801Amendment2.pdf (92 KB)
  • RFP1TLC1801CARLI-ProvideLibraryManagementSoftware.pdf (580 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • RFP1TLC1801BidTab.pdf (32 KB)