RFQ4announces the launch of, a Web page devoted to providing college anduniversity purchasing professionals with timely and relevant information. Thesite, to be augmented with powerful online community and transactionalapplications, features directories of professional associations and governmentcontacts, performance benchmarking information, a career development section,and industry news. Also new from RFQ4 is The Purchasing Pulse, a bi-weekly electronicnewsletter serving the needs of higher education purchasing professionals. Thepublication includes original features, news briefs, a technology section and acalendar of upcoming events. The guide is free and can be registered for on theWeb site. Visit

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.