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Digitization Services and Web portal for Texas Student Media

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000408478

Bid Title: Digitization Services and Web portal for Texas Student Media

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 11/03/2015

Close Date: 11/13/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Description of the University of Texas at AustinThe University of Texas at Austin is the largest academic component of The University of Texas System, amajor research university, and home to more than 50,000 students and 24,000 faculty and staff members.The University of Texas was established by the state legislature in 1881; by popular vote, the Main Universitywas located at Austin and the Medical Branch at Galveston. The Austin campus was opened in September,1883, with a faculty of 8 and a student body of 218. The central campus has grown from 40 to more than 360acres, while the student body has increased to about 38,000 undergraduates and 12,000 graduate students.In 1967, with the creation of The University of Texas System, the name of the Main University was changed toThe University of Texas at AustinPhase One: Create high-resolution images from digitized microfilm of The Daily Texan from the years 1974through 2009. The approximate volume to be digitized is 85,000+ pages.Phase Two: Create a Web portal to seamlessly drive online commerce around reprint orders of photos,sections, and full editions of The Daily Texan newspaper for the years 1974 to 2009. In addition, the portalmay offer the opportunity to establish a robust online store wherein Texas Student Media may offer a widearray of products incorporating The Daily Texan digitized archive (for example, T-shirts, posters, clocks, andmore incorporating images, articles, and editions of the newspaper). User experience must be a key factor inthe development of the portal, with the consideration of one-click check out, visual design, and other factors.

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Product Codes: 92019, 91551

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Texas at Austin

State: Texas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Darya Vienne, Purchasing Office Purchasing Office, 110 Inner Campus Drive, MAI 132, Austin, Texas, 78712




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