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Author Wilkinson, Frances C.

Title The RFP process : effective management of the acquisition of library materials / Frances C. Wilkinson, Connie Capers Thorson
Published Englewood, Colorado : Libraries Unlimited, 1998


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 W'PONDS  025.23 Wil/Rpe  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 197 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Pt. I. Preliminary Considerations. Ch. 1. An Overview. Ch. 2. Planning the RFP -- Pt. II. Writing the RFP. Ch. 3. Domestic Approval Plans and Standing Orders. Ch. 4. Domestic and Foreign Serials. Ch. 5. Library System Interfaces and Electronic Services from Book and Serials Vendors -- Pt. III. Writing the Subject-Specific RFP. Ch. 6. Latin American Approval Plans: A Case Study. Ch. 7. Fine Arts Approval Plans. Ch. 8. Science, Technology, and Engineering Approval Plans -- Pt. IV. Evaluation, Implementation, and Follow-Up. Ch. 9. Evaluating Vendor Proposals. Ch. 10. The Vendor Transfer Process. Ch. 11. The Vendor Evaluation Process -- Pt. V. The Vendor Perspective. Ch. 12. Vendor Interviews -- App. A. Sample Timeline for the RFP Process -- App. B. Sample RFP Materials -- App. C. Sample Evaluation Materials
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-189) and index
Subject Acquisitions (Libraries) -- United States.
Books -- Purchasing -- United States.
Library fittings and supplies -- Purchasing -- United States.
Requests for proposals (Public contracts)
Requests for proposals (Public contracts) -- United States.
Author Thorson, Connie Capers, 1940-
LC no. 98019280
ISBN 1563084813