Fees & Ordering Process

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. Reproductions of documents, images, and media formats may be requested pending copyright and donor restrictions on materials.

For images to be used in publications, displays, exhibitions, or other non-personal or non-educational use, we require patrons to complete an Image Use Agreement form. Reproductions used for commercial or for-profit projects are also subject to our Copyright & Use of Materials policy.

Photocopies

For requests of 60 pages or less, the charge is $0.25 per page. For requests of more than 60 pages, the charge is $0.25 per page, plus an additional labor/service fee of $10 per half hour for the time required to complete pages 61+ (with a minimum service fee of $10). This fee structure will also be applied to reference-only scanning of materials (delivered as low resolution PDF files).

There is a minimum $5 postage and handling fee for mailed requests.

Please note, when visiting Special Collections and Archives, researchers have access to a self-serve photocopier which costs 10 cents per copy.

Scanning and Printing

Requests are typically filled within 10 business days. Rush options are available for an additional 50% charge to the original total.

Scanning Setup

Fee: $10 per media type

Prints

Electronic image files

Editing and/or Photography Work

Extensive editing and/or photography work will be completed at a rate of $20 per hour in addition to printing and/or scanning fees.

Bulk Scanning

  1-49 Images Scanned/Printed 50-100 Images Scanned/Printed 101-500 Images Scanned/Printed 501-1000 Images Scanned/Printed 1001 Images & Above Scanned/Printed
Print Discount N/A 20% (discount applied to images 50-100) 30% (discount applied to images 101-500) 40% (discount applied to images 501-1000) 50% (discount applied to images 1001 & above)
High Resolution Electronic File (TIFF - above 300 ppi) $10 per image

$490 + $8 per image over 49

$890 + $7 per image over 100 $3683 + $6 per image over 501 $6677 + $5 per image over 1000
Low Resolution Electronic File (JPEG/PDF - 300 ppi & below) $5 per image $245 + $4 per image over 49 $445 + $3.50 per image over 100 $1841.50 + $3 per image over 501 $3338.50 + $2 per image over 1000
Textual Electronic Document (PDF - per 10 pages) $5 per image $245 + $4 per image over 49 $445 + $3.50 per image over 100 $1841.50 + $3 per image over 501 $3338.50 + $2.50 per image over 1000

Film and Audio Reproduction

Note: Extensive editing work will be completed at a rate of $20 per hour in addition to printing and/or scanning fees.

CD, DVD, Audio Tape: $5

VHS: $25

BETA: $75

Delivery Options

Electronic delivery via email attachment or online download is no additional charge.

Mailed CDs or DVDs are $5 for shipping/handling in addition to the cost of the images each CD/DVD contains.

Research Request Fees

General research inquiries and Public Record Requests without an exact citation may be subject to a research fee of $20 per hour, charged in half hour increments, with a minimum of $10. Researchers will also be responsible for additional reproduction and shipping fees.

Placing an Order

To place a research request and/or public records request, please fill out the research request form.

To place a request for image and media reproductions, please contact Special Collections & Archives with the following information: