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VIVA: RFP Publishing Services 2022

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, Publishing Services (July 2022)

This RFP solicited sealed proposals from qualified sources to enter into a contract through competitive negotiations to provide publishing services that support the creation of open textbooks, open monographs, and other open educational resources.

An award went to Knowledge Works Global (KGL), beginning February 1, 2023.



RFP Committee Members


Jessica Kirschner
Virginia Commonwealth University


Alyssa Archer
Radford University

Andrew Kulp (advisor)
Shenandoah University

Steve Litherland
Tidewater Community College

Melanie Medina (advisor)
Northern Virginia Community College

Peter Potter
Virginia Tech

Judy Thomas
University of Virginia

John Unsworth
University of Virginia

Ex Officio

Dana Simmers
VIVA Procurement Officer

Genya O'Gara
VIVA Deputy Director

Anne Osterman
VIVA Director

Stephanie Westcott
VIVA Open & Sustainable Learning Coordinator