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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Chicago
Exemption #580IDM

Announcement of an Exempt Purchase

Award Info Published Tuesday March 2, 2021

Academic AnalyticsCharlotte, NC

  • Amount: An amount not to exceed $878,170
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2025
  • Renewals: None



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The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

First published Tuesday, March 2, 2021
The University awarded a contract for access to Academic Analytics' database.
License agreement for access to Academic Analytics' database.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for periodicals, books, subscriptions, database licenses, and other publications procured for use by a university library or academic department, except for expenditures related to procuring textbooks for student use or materials for resale or rental. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(5)) Academic Analytics is the only vendor that captures the structure of tenure/tenure-track faculty at over 400 institutions in the United States. They are also the only vendor that collects over 16,000 national honorific awards and matches them to scholars. Their database provides an effective means for UIC to track and communicate with our alumni. The company's resources form the essential basis of our efforts directed at increasing honorific awards for our faculty and for tracking our training success.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Ian Masterton
University of Illinois at Chicago
UIC Purchasing Division
809 South Marshfield Ave., 3rd Floor (M/C 560)
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2801
FAX: (312) 996-3135

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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  • 580IDMSignedExemptionForm.pdf (2 MB)