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Notice of Intent to Sole Source / Sources to Wiley Subscription Services

General Information

Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:Dec 08, 2017
Category: Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

U.S. DOE/NETL Pittsburgh Campus 626 Cochrans Mill Road PO Box 10940 Pittsburgh PA 15236-0940 US


In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) intends to award a purchase order on a sole source basis to Wiley Subscription Services Inc. to purchase the enhanced access 2018 license subscription service for all Wiley Publishing eBooks for the base period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018, plus up to four, one-year option periods. Wiley Online Library hosts the world ôs largest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. More specifically, this subscription service is being used by several of the DOE ôs National Laboratory ôs consortium participants as is reflects the information needs of DOE employees. The NETL requires access to this subscription service in order to have permanent access to the eBooks selected and information shared between the other participating DOE national labs. This is considered a sole source to Wiley because, to the best of the NETL ôs knowledge based on market research conducted, Wiley is the sole source subscription provider and only known source that can provide access to this specific subscription service. No known potential alternate sources exist which could satisfy NETLs requirement. This notice of intent is not a request for quote/proposal. Any interested party that believes it is capable of meeting the NETL requirement described herein may identify themselves and must provide evidence of their capability to fulfill the requirement being requested by 5:30 PM ET on December 23, 2017. Responses must be submitted in writing to the purchasing agent, Lora Stumpf, via email at stumpf@netl.doe.gov no later than the time and date noted above. Telephone responses and requests will not be received. A determination by the Government not to compete this requirement based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.

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POC Stumpf, Lora L

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