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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SoleSource #1LJC11R0240442
Announcement of a Sole Source Purchase
Award InfoPublished Monday May 16, 2011
Awarded to:
Vendor: Internet Archive, San Francisco, CA
Amount: An estimated $190,000
An estimated start date of 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012, 12 months
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The University awarded a contract for full book scanning & digitial file management svcs to Internet Archive, San Francisco, CA, for an estimated $190,000.
This purchase is only economically available from a single source because the library needs an on-site cost-effective full book scanning and digital file management service to continue its extensive program, particularly for our rare books and special collections.

For additional information, contact:
Lisa Cunningham
Phone: (217) 265-9846
FAX: (217) 239-6896

A public hearing will be held at which interested parties may testify for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing is to receive information from the public in a reasonable manner. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. The hearing panel will produce minutes of the hearing and may record it in order to aid in the production of the minutes. Interested parties wishing to comment for or against the determination may do so in writing or in person. If you wish to testify, prior registration is requested to ensure adequate time is allowed for all parties.

April 20, 2011
10:30 AM
University of Illinois
Purchasing Division
616 E. Green Street
Suite 212
Champaign, IL
Lisa Cunningham
Phone:(217) 265-9846
Fax:(217) 239-6896
Potential participants are requested to call ahead to verify location and get directions. Date, time, and location are subject to change. It is the responsibility of potential participants to confirm these details prior to attendance.

Registration Deadline:
April 18, 2011
Register with:
Lisa Cunningham
Phone:(217) 265-9846
Fax:(217) 239-6896

Written comments may be submitted in lieu of or in addition to oral testimony. All such comments shall be considered public record and open to review by the public. Written comments must be received no later than April 18, 2011.

Any party who wishes to testify must register in advance to guarantee an opportunity to testify. Individuals who have not registered in advance may be heard, time permitting, at the discretion of the Hearing Officer. An individual will be heard only once on a particular item.

Proceedings from the meeting will be available for download following the hearing date.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

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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Sole Source Justification
  • SoleSourceforInternetArchive1LJC11R0240442.pdf (1 MB)
  • SoleSourceJustificationPartII1LJC11R0240442.pdf (181 KB)
Public Hearing Documents
  • HearingOfficerRecommendation-1LJC11R0240442.pdf (4 MB)