The links listed below provide some useful information and resources for procurement of goods and services.
USM Web Page: With links to other campuses - http://www.usmd.edu/
debarred vendors: contractors debarred in Maryland - http://www.bpw.state.md.us/Pages/advisories.aspx
excluded parties list: federal excluded parties - https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/
Maryland Relay: People who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or speech disabled can easily communicate through TTY (text telephone) with anyone using a standard phone - http://www.mdrelay.org/
e-Maryland Marketplace https://emaryland.buyspeed.com/bso/
NAICS Code look-up http://www.naics.com/naics-search-results/
currency converter: http://www.xe.com/ucc/
USPS - U.S. Postal Service Web page: http://www.usps.com/
Industrial Products and Services Directory: http://www.industrialquicksearch.com/
Translation Web page: http://babelfish.altavista.com/
Maryland Correctional Enterprises: www.mce.md.gov
Maryland Department of General Services: http://www.dgs.maryland.gov/
Maryland Department of Information Technology: http://doit.maryland.gov/pages/default.aspx
Travel Information: http://www.dbs.umd.edu/travel/services/agents.php
Blair's Personal Web page hosted at UB: http://home.ubalt.edu/ntasblan/INDEX.htm
National Do Not Call Registry program for cell phones:
FCC regulations prohibit telemarketers from using automated dialers to call wireless (cell phone) phone numbers. The federal government does not maintain a national wireless (cell) phone registry. Wireless phone users can add their wireless number to the National Do Not Call Registry program through either of the following methods:
• by telephone – 1.888.382.1222 from the telephone number you wish to register.
• online at www.donotcall.gov.
Registration becomes effective within 31 days of signing up and are active for five years. There is no cutoff date or deadline for registration. Business to business calls (including calls to the University) are not covered under the registry. For more details, visit http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/donotcall/.
Maryland Department of Transportation: http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/index.html
MBE Directory: http://mbe.mdot.state.md.us/directory/
Maryland State Employees Phone Directory: http://www.dbm.state.md.us/phonebook/
COMAR online: http://www.dsd.state.md.us/COMAR/ComarHome.html
Maryland General Assembly: http://mlis.state.md.us/
Maryland State Ethics Commission: http://ethics.gov.state.md.us/
UM Procurement: http://www.purchase.umd.edu/