In mid-August, NARA released the statement of work and the request for quote concerning the 1940 US Census. This is one of the steps in the process of getting a contractor on board to do the work that NARA needs done to make the census available to the public.
Interested parties will respond to the request for quote and a winner (or winners) will be selected.
Randy Seaver in his Blog “Genea-Musings” has capsulized the major points in both the request for quote and the statement of work. If you are excitedly awaiting the release of the census in April 2012, you may find this summary interesting.
Genea-Musings: 1940 U.S. Census Request for Quote and Statement of Work is out