Glossary

A B C E F I O P Q R S T
eBid

eBid is the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's online bidding system which eliminates traditional paper bids and replaces them with an electronic process via the internet.

Emergency Procurement

Emergency shall mean any situation where it is necessary that the university enter into a contract of purchase to:

  • avoid the loss of life, health, safety, or property.
  • respond to time limits established by a person or agency external to the university.
  • obtain cost savings for the university where the time constraints of competitive bidding would eliminate the cost savings.
eSHOP

eSHOP is a web-based ordering tool that provides the University of Nebraska system with the most streamlined, cost effective way to place orders with suppliers.  End-users have the ability to create requisitions for a range of items: from pens and keyboards to custom servers and furniture orders.

Evaluation Criteria

Benchmarks or standards by which Request for Proposal responses will be measured to determine conformance to the Scope of Work.