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VIVA: RFP Nursing and Social Sciences 2015

Virginia's Academic Library Consortium

This guide has variable layouts and houses the majority of the "sub" pages for VIVA's website.

VIVA Request For Proposal, Nursing and Social Sciences (January 2015)

This RFP solicited sealed proposals from qualified sources to enter into a contract through competitive negotiations to provide nursing resources and social sciences resources for the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA). At the time of the posting, VIVA subscribed to CINAHL, the Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins journals, EconLit, PAIS, and Sociological Abstracts. 

Awards went to three vendors:  The public institutions will subscribe to CINAHL with Full Text, EconLit with Full Text, Political Science Complete, and SocIndex with Full Text, all from EBSCO Information Services.  Opt-in pricing contracts were put in place for Ovid's and ProQuest's relevant products.


RFP Committee Members


Ms. Karen Cary
Virginia Commonwealth University


Ms. Abbie Basile
Tidewater Community College

Ms. Shaunna Hunter
Hampden-Sydney College

Mr. Jonathan Lord
University of Virginia

Ms. Carolyn Schubert
James Madison University

Ms. Lynne Turman
Virginia Commonwealth University

Ex Officio

Ms. LeeAnne Beatty Smith
VIVA Procurement Officer

Ms. Katherine Perry
VIVA Director