Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection and British Medical Journal Titles Subscriptions   3

Type: Presolicitation • ID: 36C77622R0134
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Pre-solicitation Notice LWW Total Access Collection and BMJ Titles Solicitation Number: 36C77622R01344 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Program Contracting Activity Central anticipates soliciting proposals through a competitive small business set aside and subsequently awarding a Firm Fixed-Price Contract for the Library Network Office (LNO). The Performance Work Statement shall consist of providing an online, web base subscription to the Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection and various British Medical Journal titles for the Office of Health Informatics offices; LNO and VA Central Office Library. The solicitation will be issued as a Request for Proposal conducted in accordance with FAR Parts 12 and 15. The solicitation will be advertised as a total small business set aside. The NAICS code for this procurement is 519130 and the Small Business Administration Size Standard is 1000 employees. The anticipated period of performance will be a nine (9) month base period plus four (4) twelve (12) month option periods. This notice is not a request for competitive offers. All questions must be submitted in writing to the issuing office via email at and Telephone calls will not be accepted. The VA reserves the right to use only Contracting Opportunities, via the internet, to provide notification of any amendments to this notice and the subsequent solicitation. It is the contractor s responsibility to view Contracting Opportunities for any amendments to this notice and the solicitation. The solicitation number will be 36C77622R0134. This advertisement does not commit the Government to award a contract. The VA estimates that the solicitation and related amendments will be posted on on approximately 08/26/2022. Offerors are required to submit offers via email to the Contract Specialist and Contracting officer. Any responsible Offerors may submit an offer upon release of the solicitation. All Offerors must be registered in the SAM database prior to award of a contract, this can be found at:


Response Deadline
Aug. 19, 2022, 12:00 p.m. EDT Past Due
Aug. 17, 2022, 8:26 a.m. EDT
Set Aside
Small Business (SBA)
Place of Performance
No Specific Location United States

Current SBA Size Standard
1000 Employees
Fixed Price
Odds of Award
Signs of Shaping
The solicitation is open for 2 days, below average for the Program Contracting Activity Central. 90% of obligations for similar contracts within the VA Headquarters were awarded full & open.
On 8/17/22 Program Contracting Activity Central issued Presolicitation 36C77622R0134 for Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Total Access Collection and British Medical Journal Titles Subscriptions due 8/19/22. The opportunity was issued with a Small Business (SBA) set aside with NAICS 519130 (SBA Size Standard 1000 Employees) and PSC R605.
Primary Contact
Contract Specialist
Benjamin Niznik   Profile
(216) 447-8010 x3450


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