Current Procurements

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State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
SOLICITATION NOTICE
RFP No. 21-02 Organizational Change Management Services
 

The Washington State Office of the Secretary of State (OSOS) is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to vendors interested in and qualified to provide change management consulting services to OSOS. OSOS has approval to construct a new building that will house the Washington State Archives, the Washington State Library, the Corporations and Charities Division, the Elections Division, the Operations Division, and a portion of the Community Programs Division. Currently these operations are housed in seven different independent facilities. The purpose of this RFP is to acquire project management support resources to assist in the coordination of information gathering and organizational change management necessary to successfully co-locate operations within the Office of the Secretary of State.

Download from this site: RFP-21-02

Download from this site: Amendment No. 1 to RFP-21-02

You may contact the RFP Coordinator, Jim Webster, at (360) 704-5267, [email protected].


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY
REPOSTING OF
RFP 21-01 STATEWIDE DATABASE LICENSING
Amendment 5

Complete List of All Questions and Answers


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY
REPOSTING OF
RFP 21-01 STATEWIDE DATABASE LICENSING
Amendment 4 Correction For Exhibit G - Periodical Database Title Count

The accompanying Exhibit G has been corrected due to problems with opening it in the previous version.


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY
REPOSTING OF
RFP 21-01 STATEWIDE DATABASE LICENSING
Amendment 3 makes a change in Exhibit G with instructions on using it


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY
REPOSTING OF
RFP 21-01 STATEWIDE DATABASE LICENSING
Amendment 2 Questions and Answers

To assist in getting Q&A’s out promptly they will be posted as we get them in numbers as separate Amendments with one Final Q&A Amendment containing all on February 4, 2021.


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY
REPOSTING OF
RFP 21-01 STATEWIDE DATABASE LICENSING
Amendment 1 Questions and Answers - No. 1 of 2

The following are questions and answers from the first release of this RFP. From the Conference it was clear that more time was needed in preparing proposals and processing responses. This is the reason for the reposting. Amendment No. 2 will be posted and February 4, 2021 will release all questions and answers.


STATE OF WASHINGTON
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
WASHINGTON STATE LIBRARY
LEGAL NOTICE
RFP 21-01 STATEWIDE DATABASE LICENSING

The Washington State Office of the Secretary of State, Washington State Library Division is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms to provide web-based digital products or services to nonprofit libraries and their patrons throughout Washington State.

Since 1998, the Washington State Library, under the aegis of the Statewide Database Licensing Project, within the Library Development Program, has been procuring digital products, typically research databases, on behalf of the libraries and people of Washington.

The existing contract, which expires June 30, 2021, serves 58 public libraries and library systems, 18 private institutions of higher learning, 35 community and technical colleges, including Washington Online (WAOL), 14 nonprofit medical/research/special libraries, including 2 state government agency libraries, all 9 Educational Service Districts (ESDs), representing about 300 school districts and 2,600+ K-12 schools, both public and private, and tribal libraries (26 are eligible; but only 2 are currently actively using the service).

Under the terms of the contract, the six state-funded institutions of higher education are also eligible to participate, but only one has chosen to do so. All of the state’s estimated 7,656,200 citizens are eligible to access the resources provided under the current contract. See Exhibit E for more detailed information on participating libraries. Please see attachments for complete information on this RFP.


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
SOLICITATION NOTICE

RFP 20-08

The Washington Office of the Secretary of State (OSOS) is initiating this 2nd Tier Solicitation under Master Contract #05914 to receive proposals from eligible firms interested in providing organizational change management services to OSOS, in connection with its relocation and co-location of multiple OSOS divisions into a single yet-to-be constructed facility with shared space, resources, and technology platforms. 


State of Washington
Office of the Secretary of State
Washington State Library Division
RFP 20-06

Backpacks for State Library and Parks Project

The Washington State Library is collaborating with the Washington State Parks to provide backpacks at libraries from around the state to be made available on loan for citizens to use when they hike in the State Parks. The backpacks are sought from Consultants to be supplied to libraries upon their request and shipped to requested party.