RFO # 306-17-8429 | TexShare Core Collection

Status: Awarded Solicitation ID:   306-17-8429

Response Due Date: 1/10/2018

Response Due Time: 10:00 AM

Agency Number: 306

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 12/1/2017

Last Modified: 7/2/2018 9:52 am

Solicitation Description: The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (“TSLAC”) is requesting Offers from qualified Vendors of online electronic resources for use by participant libraries of the agency's TexShare Databases Program (“TexShare Program”). The shared electronic resources (“Core Resources”) must provide full-text documents, streaming media, other multimedia, and/or interactive content. Offered Resources must include significant content in one or more of the topical areas of business, humanities and social sciences, consumer health and clinical medicine, current news sources, literature and literary criticism, job seeking and career development, and general and subject reference resources. Resources must include content in either Spanish or English, or both; additional content in other languages may be considered. Please note the following: Vendors MUST address all inquiries and communications concerning this Solicitation to the TSLAC Purchasing Contact. Communication with anyone other than the Purchasing Contact may result in disqualification. The Word format of this Solicitation is provided for Vendor convenience. The official Solicitation is the PDF document.

Addendum: Hyperlinked email has been corrected in Section 3.6. Updated documents have been uploaded. 12/6/2017
12/21/2017 - Addendum #2 has been posted. 12/21/2017

Class/Item Code: 92400-Educational/Training Services
95635-*Internet Database Subscriptions


1ESBD_File_107026_17-8429_TexShare Core Collection_Final_v4.pdfThis PDF document is the official Solicitation document.
2ESBD_File_107026_17-8429_TexShare Core Collection_Draft 21.docxThis Word document is provided fro Vendor convenience in order to develop their Response.
3ESBD_File_107026_17-8429_Addendum 1_Q&A & Update_Draft 4.pdfThis is the Addendum that includes Q&A and updates to the Solicitation. This document must be included with this Vendor's Response.
4ESBD_File_107026_17-8429_Addendum 2_Q&A_Final.pdfThis is Addendum #2 for this solicitation, which includes the other Q&A.

Contractor Name Mailing Address Value Per Contractor Contractor Hub Status Award Date Award Status
EBSCO Information Services 10 Estes Street, Ipswich, MA 01938 4807433.000 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 6/19/2018 Partial Award
EBSCO Information Services 10 Estes Street, Ipswich, MA 01938 936545 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 6/19/2018 Partial Award
Gale/Cengage Learning 27500 Drake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48331 1228179.00 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 6/18/2018 Partial Award
Credo Reference Limited 50 Milk Street, 16 Floor, Boston, MA 02109 675000.00 NOT HUB CERTIFIED 6/22/2018 Partial Award