UPDATE - JANUARY 4, 2001
Amendment 0002 to RFP ED-01-R-0002 was issued on January 3, 2001. Among other changes, the date for receipt of proposals is extended to January 26, 2001. The amendment is available below in both PDF and MS Word formats.
Amendment 0002 (38K) - Amendment 0002 in PDF format.
Amendment 0002 (116K) - Amendment 0002 in MS Word format.
UPDATE - DECEMBER 19, 2000
Amendment 1 (24K ZIP File) to RFP ED-01-R-0002 has been issued. The purpose of the amendment is to: 1)extend the closing date; 2) provide a revised estimated level of effort chart; 3) revise the evaluation criteria relating to small business particiption; 4) respond to offerors' questions about the RFP; and, 5) distribute the past performance form. The zip file being made available here contains both Amendment 1 (PDF Format) and the Past Performance Form (MS Word Format). Zip utility software is required to extract the 2 files from this zip file before viewing in word processor or other applications. The Adobe Acrobat Reader™, which is available free, is required to view and print PDF files.
The closing date is extended from December 22, 2000 to January 4, 2001. The closing time remains the same.
SOLICITATION NUMBER: RFP ED-01-R-0002
REVISED PROPOSAL DUE DATE: January 4, 2001 2:00 P.M. E.S.T.
POINT OF CONTACT: Lenox Coles, Contracting Officer at (202) 708-9771
The Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Library of Education has a requirement to coordinate system wide activities to improve public awareness and use of ERIC and to provide reference and referral services to users. ACCESS ERIC coordinates the ERIC Outreach, the development and dissemination of system-wide materials, marketing activities; publicizes significant new materials available through ERIC; develops new reference and referral systems to assist clients in obtaining up-to-date information; and, operates the ERIC internet web site which provides a common point of entry for individual web sites that exist for each ERIC component. The contract requires a knowledge of the ERIC system; expertise in outreach and dissemination; and the organizational capabilities and resources necessary to operate a highly intricate contract. The contract also requires technical knowledge and expertise in database management and Internet technologies to help the ERIC system continue its move from a paper-based system to an online web-based system.
The entire solicitation is available below for download. Requests for a hard copy of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference the RFP number (ED-01-R-0002) and title. Telephone requests may be placed by calling 202-708-6498. Mail or telegram requests shall be sent to the following address, U.S. Department of Education/CPO, ATTN: Yolanda Abney, Room 3616, 7th & D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20202-4443. E-mail requests may be sent to Yolanda.Abney@ed.gov. Copies of the RFP may be picked up in person on the issuing date at the above address, Room 3616. Issue date is November 22, 2000 and closing date is December 22, 2000 (2:00PM EST). All responsible sources may submit a proposal, which will be considered. The dates listed herein are subject to change.
01R0002-SOLICITATION.ZIP (153K) - Files needed to prepare a proposal, zipped for easy downloading, including the RFP in PDF format, which retains exact formatting as the hardcopy RFP, and the Statement of Work in MS Word format. There are 4 separate documents contained in this file. All are in either MS Word or PDF format. Zip utility software is required to extract the 4 files from this zip file before viewing in word processor or other applications. The Adobe Acrobat Reader™, which is available free, is required to view and print PDF files. Please download the Amendment 1 zip file as well. Both files are necessary in order to have all documents needed to prepare a proposal.
01R0002-SOW.DOC (72K) - Statement of Work in MS Word format for quick viewing.
Contact Gary Weaver at (202) 401-0083 for downloading or viewing problems only. If you do not have zip utility software, you can request that the contents of the zip file be sent to you via electronic mail. Include the RFP Number and Solicitation Title in a message to Gary.Weaver@ed.gov and request that the documents in the zip file be sent to you as attachments to an e-mail.