VA Sources Sought: NY Harbor Dental and Oral Science Database

Notice ID 36C24222Q0756


The VA New York Harbor Healthcare System (VANYHHS) Learning Resources Center requires unlimited 24-hour online database access (both on-site and remote) for dental and oral science practitioners and trainees at Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens Campuses. The online dental and oral science database shall encompass all the following:


  • A database which aggregates dental and oral science journals and covers all facets of dentistry including dental public health, endodontics, facial pain & surgery, odontology, oral and maxillofacial pathology/surgery/radiology, orthodontology, periodontology and prosthodontics.
  • Access to full-text dental and oral science articles
  • Access to recently published literature to the present with as little embargos as possible with minimal waiting time for access to the latest dental and oral science journals
  • Access to dentistry magazines, trade publications, and scholarly peer-reviewed journals
  • Access to approximately 377 non-open access, high impact, authoritative and the most heavily used journals for dental and oral science practitioners and researchers
  • Access to open-access journals

The Contractor shall:

  • Provide the VANYHHS Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens staff with online database access (both on-site and remote)
  • Provide training to library staff and its patrons in the use of the database
  • Regularly provide content updates and add new content to the database
  • Software upgrades included at no additional charge
  • Provide a technician to configure customization options as requested for the database
  • Provide promotional materials for the database
  • Configure the database to provide usage statistics
  • Provide telephone, Zoom or Microsoft Teams screensharing and/or on-site technical support within a 24-hour timeframe to troubleshoot and resolve access issues…

Estimated Period of Performance

7/1/2022 – 06/30/2023 with a provisional four (4) option years.

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