How do I find contract information when I don't know the exact number?
Use the asterisk " * " wildcard character to broaden your search. For example, typing 123* for Contract Number will return such matches as: 12345678 or, 12344445. A wildcard character can be used at the beginning or end of your search.
How do I find vendor information when I don't know the exact name?
Use the asterisk " * " wildcard character to broaden your search. For example, typing ABC* in Vendor Name will return such matches as ABC Company, ABC Chicago, Chicago ABC Corporation.
How do I refine my search?
You may use multiple criteria to narrow down your search. For example, in the Vendor Search, one can search for Vendor Name = Acme* and Department = Procurement and Contract Number = T291* to find results that match all criteria.
How do I search for an exact match?
To search for an exact name or contract, use quotation marks. For example, typing "ABC Company" in Vendor Name returns an exact match for "ABC Company". Note that it does not return "ABC" or "ABC Chicago Company."