Practical Guide

NASPO has released the fourth edition of its flagship publication, State & Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide. First published in 2008 and updated in 2015, 2019, and now 2024, this edition is an indispensable reference tool for both new and experienced government procurement professionals.

This edition of the guide features a restructuring of the chapters to reflect the procurement process, new content, and other improvements. These changes build upon the foundation of previous editions while enhancing the overall quality of the resource.

Copies of the Practical Guide can be purchased as a digital eBook through your favorite eBook provider: AmazonApple, Kobo and Redshelf!

Copies of the Practical Guide can be purchased in hardcopy from Amazon.


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