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VIVA Request For Proposal (RFP) - Full-Text Multidisciplinary Database (January 2017)

Responsibilities

The purpose of this RFP is to solicit sealed proposals from qualified sources to enter into a contract through competitive negotiations to provide a Full-Text Multidisciplinary Periodical Database Product for the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA). 

All communications regarding this RFP and the VIVA Community must be directed to the JMU Procurement Office, attention: LeeAnne Beatty Smith.

The text of the RFP is available here.

 


Schedule

January 2017: RFP Committee drafts RFP.
January 23, 2017: RFP released by JMU Procurement.
February 28, 2017: Sealed proposals due to JMU Procurement at 2:00 P.M.
March 2017: RFP Committee meets to determine finalists.
March until contract awarded: Trials available for all VIVA members.
April-May 2017: Survey open for feedback from VIVA members.
June 2017: Final negotiations with vendors; RFP Committee meeting to make recommendations.
August 2017: VIVA Collections Committee reviews recommendation(s).
September 2017: VIVA Steering Committee reviews recommendation(s).
December 2017: Award(s).
July 1, 2018: Service(s) to be available for VIVA members.

Committee Members

Chair

Members

Ms. Beth Blanton-Kent
Manager, Collections Management
University of Virginia
Email: blanton@virginia.edu


    Ms. Georgie Donovan
    Associate Dean for Collections and Content Services
    College of William & Mary
    Email: gldonovan@wm.edu

    Ms. Shaunna Hunter
    Interim Director
    Hampden-Sydney College
    Email: shunter@hsc.edu

     

     

     

     

    Ms. Accacia Mullen
    Reference Librarian
    Virginia Military Institute
    Email: mullenam@vmi.edu

    Ms. Crystal Newell
    Coordinator of Library Services
    Piedmont Virginia Community College
    Email: cnewell@pvcc.edu

     

Ex Officio

Ms. LeeAnne Beatty Smith
VIVA Procurement Officer
James Madison University
Email: smith2lb@jmu.edu

Ms. Anne Osterman
VIVA Director
Email: aelguind@gmu.edu

Ms. Genya O'Gara
VIVA Associate Director
Email: gogara@gmu.edu

 

 

 

VIVA is funded by the Virginia General Assembly and the VIVA member institutions, and is sponsored by the State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV).