Request for Proposal: LibraryLinkNJ - Statewide Delivery System

The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to solicit proposals from qualified firms and organizations to provide delivery of library materials for public, school, academic, special and institutional libraries that are members of LibraryLinkNJ – The New Jersey Library Cooperative, hereafter referred to as “the Cooperative.” The Cooperative is part of the New Jersey Library Network and serves every County in the State of New Jersey. Bidders must meet the requirements as described within these specifications.

Request for Proposal
LibraryLinkNJ - Statewide Delivery System
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Appendix A
General & List of Libraries in Excel General in PDF   |  List of Libraries in PDF
Appendix B
See page 29 of the RFP
Proposal Response Checklist [revised 8/18/17] (Required)
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Responses to August 10th Questions
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Responses to August 17th Questions
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Delivery RFP Schedule of Events
Release of RFP: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Written Questions for Pre-Bid Meeting due online
[ Online Question Submission Form

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by 11:00 a.m.
Pre-Bid Meeting (optional):
[ Online Registration Form ]
  • Prospective bidders are invited to attend an optional Pre-Proposal Meeting.
  • Please use the online registration form to attend the meeting.
Thursday, August 10, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
LibraryLinkNJ Office
44 Stelton Rd. Suite 330, Piscataway, NJ
Written questions due online
[ Online Question Submission Form ]
Thursday, August 17, 2017 by 11:00 a.m.
Responses to questions posted online by the Cooperative: Thursday, August 24, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.
RFP Proposal Due Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.
Open and Read Proposals Friday, September 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Review & Clarification of Responses Begins: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Presentations by Selected Finalists: Thursday, October 5, 2017
Contract Negotiations Begin: Friday, October 6, 2017
Site Inspection(s): Thursday, October 12, 2017
Selection by Executive Board: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Anticipated Announcement of Award: Friday, October 20, 2017
Anticipated Contract Commencement Date: Monday, January 1, 2018


LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative
44 Stelton Road, Suite 330, Piscataway NJ 08854
Phone: 732-752-7720 | Fax: 732-752-7785

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LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative, and its services are funded by the New Jersey State Library,
which is responsible for the coordination, promotion, and funding of the New Jersey Library Network.