Government Contract | Minnesota
Andersen Library Special Collections Research Center & Rare Book Storage

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000610211

Bid Title: Andersen Library Special Collections Research Center & Rare Book Storage

Agency Bid No. Title: 01-220-16-4406

Received Date: 06/24/2016

Close Date: 07/12/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Mandatory 06/28/2016 03:00 PM, Women-Owned Business Set-Aside, Minority Business Set-Aside


Specifications include, but are not limited to: involves demolition and renovation to design and construct a new 12,000 sf Special Collections Research Center on the Ground Floor of Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota West Bank Campus. The Center is envisioned to be an access portal to the special and rare materials in the University Library collections. This space and its amenities will be available to scholars and the general public for original research and academic programs employing resources in the University of Minnesota Library collections.The Center will create an innovative venue in which to share and explore our cultural record, supporting interdisciplinary research and enabling educational opportunities heretofore not possible. Program areas include: public reception / lobby, reading room with a wide range of individual and group user stations, digitization lab, enhanced seminar space, staff support / office and exhibit gallery. The exhibit gallery will include the display of rare materials from the Bell Collection and TR Anderson Gallery (collections currently housed in Wilson Fourth Floor Rare Books Suite). Displacement of the current Andersen Ground Floor occupant is not a part of the scope of this project. See attached floor plan for scope area.

Product Code: 92516

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Minnesota

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Chip Foster

Phone: 612-626-6080




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