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Library Services and Technology Act Evaluation

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000588935

Bid Title: Library Services and Technology Act Evaluation

Agency Bid No. Title: 306-16-8535

Received Date: 06/02/2016

Close Date: 06/21/2016

Purchase Type: March 31, 2017

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) intends to contract with one (1) qualified vendor with the appropriate experience, knowledge and skills to evaluate TSLACs performance in meeting its current five-year Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) plan. TSLAC administers federal LSTA grant funds for libraries in Texas. The LSTA funds are administered on the federal level by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) agency through its Grants to States Program. The Grants to States program is the largest source of federal funding support for library services in the United States. Funds are distributed among the State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAAs) every year to each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and territories using a population-based formula. The LSTA requires that each SLAA submit a plan detailing library services goals for a five-year period and then conduct an evaluation every five years, based on that plan. The services performed under this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will be to conduct the evaluation in compliance with this requirement. To meet this mandate, TSLAC is seeking consulting services to evaluate its performance toward meeting the goals of the current five-year plan (Federal Fiscal Year [FFY] 2013 2017; State Fiscal Year [SFY] 2014 2018. State Fiscal Year period is September 1st through August 31st and the Federal Fiscal Year period is October 1st through September 30th. The result of this evaluation will provide valuable information to the TSLAC as it prepares for its next five-year plan (FFY 2018-2022, SFY 2019-2023). The TSLAC agencys strategic plan goal that pertains to activities conducted under LSTA requirements is: To improve the availability and delivery of library and information services for all Texans.

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Product Code: 94620

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Texas State Library and Archives Commission

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: PO Box 12516, Austin, Texas, 78711



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