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   May 2011 
In This Issue
GeoMAPP Partners Invitation for Bids-Geo Prsvtn Bus Planning Consulting
New GeoMAPP 2011 Brochure Available
New GeoMAPP Tools
Quick Links
GeoMAPP is scheduled to participate in the following conferences during the  third quarter of 2011:

2011 Esri International User Conference (7/11-7/15) San Diego, CA

 Mark Your Calendars


Infomational Partners Meeting Thur July 28, 2011 at 3:00-4:30 pm EDT.
More information to follow

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Smaller logo - blue greenGeoMAPP Partners Invitation for Bids for CGIA GeoMAPP Business Planning Consulting Services

The Geospatial Multistate Archive and Preservation Partnership (GeoMAPP) is supported by the United States Library of Congress' National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) . Current GeoMAPP partner states are North Carolina, Kentucky, Montana, and Utah. The purpose of this Invitation for Bids (IFB) and any resulting contract is to solicit a consultant to support the GeoMAPP activity of developing business planning tools specific to the process of digital preservation of geospatial content. The period of performance will be from June 13, 2011 through October 31, 2011


The responding consultant will engage the GeoMAPP partnership participants in the evaluation of business planning materials created by GeoMAPP partners to date based on experiences in the participating states. The selected firm will create deliverables consisting of informational documents, guidelines, and templates suitable for developing a comprehensive business plan for digital geospatial preservation in an enterprise public sector environment.

Additional background information is available at, including draft materials developed to date by the business planning working group of the GeoMAPP team. This RFP will select one (1) respondent proposal. A maximum of $40,000 is available for creating the deliverables. Important IFB information:


  • The IFB posting package is available at the following URL:
  • Written questions seeking clarifications are due by Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST. Written questions will be received at until date and time specified above. Please enter "Questions 41-JE10813872" as the Subject for the email. See IFB for details on structuring your questions.
  • Any modification or addenda made to the IFB as a result of addressing questions may be found at the State of North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System (IPS). Reference addenda associated with Bid Number 41-JE10813872.
  • Respondent submissions are due by Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST.

Refer all inquiries to Jennie Elias.

Reference: Invitation for Bids Number 41-JE10813872
Issue Date: May 25, 2011
E-Mail: Jennie.Elias [at] nc [dot] gov
Telephone: (919)754-6615
Commodity Number: 918-58

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GeoMAPP Web Site

New GeoMAPP Brochure Available

The GeoMAPP brochure has been updated for 2011. Check it out. If you need printed brochures for an upcoming event contact:

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GeoMAPP Web Site

New Tools and

Presentations Available

Check out the GeoMAPP web site for new tools and presentations including: Dust Free Data, Utilitizng Geospatial Metadata to Support Data Preservation Practices, and a new User Guide for LOC's BagIt file packaging and verification tool.

Check the Presentations and Publications page for these and many other tools to assist in your geoarchiving projects.


GeoMAPP Team
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