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Document Type:SNOTE
Posted Date:May 16, 2018
Category: Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Agricultural Research Service - National Capital Region Business Service Center


THIS NOTICE OF INTENT IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS. This notice is for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. Vendors that believe they can provide the services listed above are invited to submit substantiating documentation in writing to the identified point of contact. This procurement will be processed pursuant to FAR part 12 and Part 13.5. No solicitation will be issued. Information received will be considered solely for the purposes of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice. A determination by the Government to compete this proposed contract based on responses to this notice is solely at the discretion of the Government. Responses are to be received within 10 days of this notice. No telephone calls are being accepted. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Library (NAL), intends to negotiate and award on a Justification for Other Than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC) basis. A purchase order will be one year firm-fixed price (plus four option years) awarded to American Society of Plant Biologists of Rockville, MD for electronic access (via the internet and through local loading), Data Subscription with perpetual data rights to the subscribed content. Anticipated Date of Award: 6/29/2017. The American Society of Plant Biologists is a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences. It publishes two world-class journals and organizes conferences, and other activities that are key to the advancement of the science. NAL requires immediate and complete electronic access via the internet to ASPB journals, Plant Physiology and The Plant Cell, for use by all USDA employees, authorized public on-site users cooperators and volunteers working on behalf of USDA and acting within the scope of their relationship with USDA. Access must include current journal issues as well as earlier journal issues, including perpetual data rights to all subscribed material. The journals must be available on a single platform, for greater efficiency in searching and locating needed information.

Original Point of Contact

POC Paul Merritt,

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