STATE OF WASHINGTON
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
Washington State Library Division – Request For Qualifications and Quotations RFQQ 15-04 PROJECT TITLE: Washington Digital Newspapers
The Washington State Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library Division is initiating this Request for Qualifications and Quotations (RFQQ) to solicit proposals from firms digitize up to 40,000 pages of the Eatonville Dispatch newspaper. The Eatonville Dispatch is a weekly newspaper, 4-8 pages, which ran from the 1890s to present. For this project OSOS will begin with known available issues 1916 to the early 2000s. OSOS seeks a vendor to create high quality master files which OSOS will then process for OCR and metadata. OSOS will need approximately half the files by early summer and then the second half by the fall of 2015. The contract awarded from this RFQQ will be for one year with options to extend for two one year periods. Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Shawn Schollmeyer, Project Manager, at 360.570.5568 or email@example.com Responses are due March 26, 2015.