December 1, 2015

Primary Documents: Bexar County, Texas Signs Contracts With 3M and Polaris For BiblioTech All-Digital Library System

In the past week infoDOCKET shared a couple of items about work moving forward on BiblioTech, the all-digital library system in Bexar County, Texas that was first announced about five months ago.

This week contracts with 3M for the 3M Cloud Library ($275,000/year) and Polaris (will not exceed $18,000) were approved by Bexar County officials.

Some of you might want to take a look at the actual contracts with both providers so we’re embedding them below.

Finally, since the project was first announced their have been some tweaks to the floor plan of the library facility. We’re also embedding the updated design.


Document includes agreement and scope of work.

Bexar County Texas Contract With 3M For BiblioTech by LJ’s infoDOCKET


Includes agreement, scope of work, product info, project timeline, fee-schedule.

Bexar County Texas Contract With Polaris For BiblioTech by LJ’s infoDOCKET

BiblioTech Floor Plan

BiblioTech Floor Plan (April, 2013) by LJ’s infoDOCKET

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