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Large-Format Planetary Scanner

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000432505

Bid Title: Large-Format Planetary Scanner

Agency Bid No. Title: 15-16-01MFK

Received Date: 12/07/2015

Close Date: 12/10/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The purpose of this Invitation for Bids (IFB) is to solicit bid responses from qualified sources to provide a large-format planetary scanner for James Madison University (JMU), an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia. This scanner is needed for the Digital Collections and Special Collections departments of Carrier Library to support digitization of fragile bound and unbound materials, with capability to meet best practices and standards for the creation of digital images and image formats suitable for access and long-term preservation storage. A large-format planetary (overhead) scanner will enable the digitization of fragile and bound materials which are not suitable for digitization using existing flatbed scanning equipment. Flatbed scanning equipment is not suitable for fragile and bound materials as those items require being placed face-down on the scanner for digitization. A planetary scanner will reduce risk of damage to these items as the objects are placed face-up, eliminating the need to place and remove the object from the face-down position.SCOPE OF WORK/DESCRIPTIONAll equipment/material shall conform to the latest issue of all applicable standards as established by National Electrical Manufacturer's Association (NEMA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). All equipment and material, for which there are OSHA standards, shall bear an appropriate label of approval for use intended from a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL).REQUIRED GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Rev. July 31, 2014)A.PURCHASING MANUAL: This solicitation is subject to the provisions of the Commonwealth of Virginias Purchasing Manual for Institutions of Higher Education and Their Vendors and any revisions thereto, which are hereby incorporated into this contract in their entirety. A copy of the manual is available for review at the purchasing office. In addition, the manual may be accessed electronically at or a copy can be obtained by calling Procurement Services at (540) 568-3145.B.APPLICABLE LAWS AND COURTS: This solicitation and any resulting contract shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and any litigation with respect thereto shall be brought in the courts of the Commonwealth. The Contractor shall comply with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

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Product Codes: 20684, 20488

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: James Madison University

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Mindy Koon Procurement Services, MSC 5720, 1031 South Main Street, Room 288, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22807

Phone: 540-568-4280




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