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SW-27575 - USA (Washington, DC) - Integrated Library System - Deadline September 18,2019

Product (RFP/RFQ/RFI/Solicitation/Tender/Bid Etc.) ID: SW-27575

Government authority located in Washington, DC, USA; based organization looking for expert vendor for integrated library system.

[A] Budget: Looking for Proposal

[B] Scope of Service:

(1) Vendor needs to provide integrated library system for allow the customer to search, find, and retrieve electronic resources, an electronic resource management system (EMS), cataloging, serials control, and the hosting and support of these tools by the vendor.
- allow for different staff and user views
- records that show users how to find the object or content which the records indicate
- ability to import item and authority records from OCLC or other authorized sources of metadata.
- The records contained in this component shall have robust, user-generated and configured, linking capabilities and allow for attachments or links into other systems
- allows for the management and access to the holdings in third-party databases as well as management of serials subscriptions.
- allow a librarian to upload a kbart or other file formats, select a third-party database from a pre-loaded list, or use some other process to configure and populate links in catalog records that point users to full-text content in those third-party resources.
- capability to configure and publish browse-able lists of resources in an alphabetical or subject
format.
- capability to use catalog metadata to populate subject organized or A to Z organized lists of resources like, but not limited to, titles of journals and holdings or links to third party databases.
- web-based interfaces for all staff functions
- resources to replace the existing system, and as such, shall ensure that the library can, upon
migration, decommission the following local system
- allow for the integration of a bibliographic reference manager, such as Refworks, ProCite, or EndNote.
- allow authorized staff to configure various aspects of the system (e.g. patron groups, import profiles) without vendor intervention - allow for customizing the workflows in order to accommodate specific library needs.
- ability to add notes and file attachments to various resources managed in the system.
- intuitive and easy to use search methods; both basic and advanced searching shall be supported.
- Advanced search shall allow for the option of searching multiple fields simultaneously for words or phrases.
- ability to search across all record types – bibliographic, item, authority and all other records for both physical and electronic resources in one search query.
- ability to search by local call numbers, barcode numbers, and by shelving location or collection
- support searching of local bibliographic and authority fields. - support a robust and flexible yet straight-forward system for assigning roles and permissions to staff functions.
- allow for local library resources to be searched both on its own and combined with other resources such as but not limited to, third party databases, web sites, and other content providers as configured by LS staff.
- ability to publish records to discovery with enriched headings information from catalog.
- allow the library to tweak the algorithm used for relevancy ranking.
- delivered with a mobile phone interface.
(2) All questions had been submitted in writing no later than September 11, 2019.

[C] Eligibility:

- Onshore (USA Only);

[D] Work Performance:

Performance of the work will be Offsite. Vendor needs to carry work in their office location.

Expiry Date : Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Question Answer Deadline : Wednesday, 11 September, 2019

Category : Software, System and Application

Country : USA

State : District of Columbia

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