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Digitization & Duplication



No fee for photography, but:

Patrons must seek approval from the University Archivist before photographing any material and are required to sign a Duplication Agreement. The photographs are solely for the personal use of the individual requesting them.

All responsibility for possible infringement of copyright law as a result of reproduction and use of these materials is assumed by the applicant. The researcher assumes full responsibility for complying with laws of libel and literary property rights which may be involved in their use.

No materials belonging to Archives and Special Collections may be published or exhibited, in whole or in part, online or in print, without permission of the Archivist.

Low Resolution Scanning

The Archives offers low resolution scanning. All low resolution scanning will be done in accordance with the University Libraries' established rules and regulations. Patrons may scan material from the ready reference collection at no cost.

All material from archival or special collections must be copied by Archives staff. Scans cost $.25 each for 1-100 copies and $.30 each for each scan over 100.

There are three delivery options:
1. Email: The scans may be emailed in 15MB increments to the patron.
2. Flash Drive or Other Storage Device: The scans may be saved to flash drives or storage devices supplied by the patron.
3. Mail: Scans may be burned to a CD and mailed to the patron for an additional fee of $4.00. The minimum total fee is $5.00 per order.

High Resolution Scanning

Self-service scanning is not permitted for archival or manuscript collections. The Archives staff can provide high resolution digital copies of pictorial and printed material no larger than 35 x 24 inches. Scanned images can be up to 600 dpi for certain dimensions, in black and white or color, and in the image format of your choice (jpeg, tiff etc). Images can be burned onto CD for no extra charge.

University rate: $5.00 each for 1-10 scans and $3.00 each for each scan over 10.

Special Collections donor rate:$0 for up to 25 scans per year (Contact the University Archivist for additional scanning services).

Public rate: $20.00 per scan.