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Photocopying of Archival Materials

Self-service:

$.05 page (8 ½" x 11", 8 ½" x 14", 11" x 17", microprints)

Staff-produced photocopying is available up to a maximum 100 pages.
Microfilming service is available for copying requests that exceed 100 pages.
Charges for microfilming will be provided on a case-by-case basis.
All mail requests must be paid in advance.

Staff-produced from books/journals with call numbers, collection inventories:

$.30 page (8 ½" x 11", 8 ½" x 14")
$.50 page (11" x 17")

Staff-produced copies of manuscript materials:

$ .50 page (8 ½" x 11", 8 ½" x 14")
$ .70 page (11" x 17")

Staff-produced copies from microforms:

$ .80 page

Digitized (staff-produced only): E-mail or CD

  • Item under 8 ½" x 14" - $10.00/item
  • Item over 8 ½" x 14" - $10.00/item plus a $10.00 set-up fee (300ppi maximum resolution)
  • Printed on regular paper - additional $1.00/print (8 ½" x 11")
  • Printed on photographic paper - additional $2.00/print (8 ½" x 11")

Standard resolution for scanned images is 300ppi for originals 4"x5" and larger; 600ppi for originals smaller than 4"x5"; and 1200ppi for 35mm negatives.

Custom scanning:

Flatbed scanners

  • 600ppi - 1200ppi originals 4"x5" or larger: $25.00/item
  • 1300ppi - 4500ppi originals 4"x5" or larger $50.00/item
  • 1300ppi - 4500ppi 35mm or 120mm negatives $25.00/item
  • Above 4500ppi (all) $100.00/items

Planetary scanner:

Books, ledgers, maps, architectural drawings, and other oversized items that cannot be scanned on a flatbed scanner: $75.00 for the first hour, $25.00 after the first hour.

Minimum charge for copies to be mailed: $10.00
Postage and handling: $5.00 on copy orders exceeding the minimum charge
Mail requests must be paid in advance.