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Sources Sought Notice - D-- Medical Database Services -Ebsco

August 11, 2014



Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice

Posted Date: 08-AUG-14

Office Address: Department of Veterans Affairs;Atlanta VA Medical Center;1670 Clairmont Road;Decatur GA 30033

Subject: D-- Medical Database Services -Ebsco

Classification Code: D - Information technology services, including telecommunications services

Solicitation Number: VA24714R1363

Contact: Demetrius D. Kittrelldemetrius.kittrell@va.gov mailto:Demetrius.Kittrell@va.gov

Description: Department of Veterans Affairs

Atlanta VAMC

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

THIS IS A SMALL BUSINESS SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE REPRESENTING A MARKET SURVEY AND IS NOT A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, PROPOSAL ABSTRACTS, QUOTATIONS OR INVITATION FOR BIDS

The Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting a sources sought to obtain information regarding: (1) the availability and capability of qualified small business sources; (2) whether they are Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Veteran-Owned, Small Business, HUB Zone 8(a), Women-Owned, or small disadvantaged business concerns; and (3) their size classification relative to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for the proposed acquisition. Your responses to the information requested will assist the Government in determining the appropriate acquisition method, including whether a set-aside is possible. An organization that is not considered a small business under the applicable NAICS code should not submit a response to this notice. Small businesses concerns shall be capable of providing the necessary equipment and personnel to furnish service in the volume required for all the items under this contract. Contractor shall meet all requirements of Federal, State or City codes regarding operations of this type of service.

The NAICS code is 511120 Periodical Publishers

The intent of this notice is to determine the availability of qualified commercial sources technically capable of providing the items below:

1. Title of Project: Yearly subscription of EBSCO publishing for journals.

2. Scope of Work: EBSCO publishing shall provide all journals that are described in the bill that is included in this request. The journals are to be delivered via US mail to the Atlanta VAMC library in 6C 170, 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA. These journals are used by the medical staff of this medical center. The specialties include nursing, psychiatry, medicine, pharmaceutical.

3. Background: This is a request for access to an electronic database subscription. These database collections consist of journals in the field of nursing, psychiatry, medicine, and pharmaceutical. These resources are used by clinicians and medical personnel to enhance patient care.

Potential offerors having the skills, experience, professional qualifications, and capabilities necessary to perform the described requirement are invited to provide a capabilities statement via e-mail. The Capability statements shall not exceed three (3) pages and must include the following: 1) Company name and Point of contact information (address, telephone, e-mail, web-site, etc.); 2) DUNS number and CAGE code; 3) Small Business Size/Certification (to include 8(a), HUB Zone, SDVOSB, etc.); and (4) Familiarity and product knowledge.

Responses are due no later than 5:00 pm EST, Tuesday, August 13, 2014, and shall be electronically submitted to: Demetrius.Kittrell@va.gov. All responses will be used to determine the appropriate acquisition strategy for a potential future acquisition. Response is strictly voluntary; no reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or any follow-up information requests.

Link/URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/AtlVAMC/VAMCCO80220/VA24714R1363/listing.html


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