Notice of Intent to Award a Sole Source Order for Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry and the Kirk Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Posted Date: October 2, 2012
Procurement Office : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters Procurement Operations Division (3803R)
Response Due Date: October 12, 2012
Wiley Subscription Services (WILEY) 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
The U.S. Environment Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Acquisition Management (OAM) intends to purchase the renewal of the on-line electronic subscription to update the content of two scientific encyclopedias, which are Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, and the Kirk Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, both from WILEY. Currently, WILEY is the sole provider for this on-line source and holds publishing rights to both on-line encyclopedias.
These on-line encyclopedias will provide Agency Scientists and technical staff with essential information for scientific analysis, evaluation, and research that will assist in Agency policy and scientific decision making. The period of performance for this service will be October 15, 2012 to October 14, 2013 for both encyclopedias. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 511120. The estimated value of this procurement is $5,142.00.
Under FAR Part 13.105 synopsis and posting requirements, this is neither a request for proposal nor a solicitation for offers. All inquires and concerns must be addressed in writing to Venus Weaver via the email address below. Telephone requests will not be accepted. Responses to the notice must be submitted within ten (10) calendar days of the electronic posting. A determination not to compete this requirement is within the discretion of the Government. Any response to this notice must show clear and convincing evidence that a vendor other than WILEY, Inc. is capable of providing the same access.
The point of contact for this procurement is Venus Weaver, Contract Specialist, at email@example.com.