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Cerritos Library Chinese Language Book Collection Development Services

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000581343

Bid Title: Cerritos Library Chinese Language Book Collection Development Services

Agency Bid No. Title: 1245-16

Received Date: 05/25/2016

Close Date: 06/21/2016

Purchase Type: 18 month contract

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 06/13/2016 09:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The City of Cerritos is seeking a vendor to provide collection development services for theCerritos Librarys Chinese language book collection. Cerritos Library adds approximately 375books in Chinese to its collection on an annual basis. The required services include selectionof fiction and non-fiction books for the librarys collection; the sale of the books to thelibrary; and preparation of catalog records for each of the acquired books.The selected vendor will develop lists of recommended book acquisitions and submit thetitles of the suggested books, translated into English, to the City Librarian for review by himor her or by his or her designee. Cerritos Library staff will review the lists and inform thevendor which books are approved for purchase.Book recommendations are to be submitted to the Cerritos Library once per month. TheCerritos Library does not guarantee a minimum quantity of orders. Standing order andcontinuations titles are not covered by this contract. Cerritos Library may procure selectedtitles directly from the publisher or other sources when it is determined to be in the bestinterest of the City.The vendor must have the ability to select fiction and non-fiction books in traditional andsimplified Chinese that meet the informational, recreational and general interest needs ofCity of Cerritos residents and Cerritos Library patrons. Books are to be selected for childrenand adults. The criteria for the selection of materials include the following: Perceived interest or need for the materials by the community. Accuracy or authority of the information presented. Literary merit of the item. Appropriateness, scope and current content of the information. The representation of varying points of view on topics of general interest orcontroversy. Organization, style and physical characteristics of the item selected. Price and availability

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Product Code: 71510

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Cerritos

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Office of the City Clerk, 18125 Bloomfield Avenue, 1st Floor, Cerritos, California, 90703



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