Carroll Library Partnership Integrated Library System Request for Proposal
Carroll Library Partnership
Abstract: This request solicits proposals to furnish the Carroll Library Partnership (CLP) with an automated integrated library system. This system will be implemented in May of 2010. Vendors are expected to provide the software and services for the furnishing, delivery, installation, and maintenance of an integrated library management system Both a technical and cost evaluation will be performed before a contract is awarded. Further price negotiation is prohibited after proposals are submitted so vendors should submit proposals with lowest possible costs. The Partnership is a multi‐type library consortium consisting of Carroll Community College (CCC), Carroll County Public Library (CCPL), McDaniel College (MC), Talbot County Free Library (TCFL), Chesapeake College (CC), and 5 Department of Health and Mental Hygiene libraries. Including two publicly funded community colleges, two public libraries, and one independent, privately supported college, and 5 special libraries, CLP is the only partnership of its type in Maryland.