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BAKER Fees & Payment Information

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BAKER fees are subject to change. Please note that fees cover staff costs for the work done on your requests, whether or not the material is actually available for your use.

  • $5.50 per item requested via OskiCat and CDL Request
  • $6.50 per item requested via email and campus mail
  • $0.15 per page (additional charge) for paper-to-digital file
  • $0.25 per page (additional charge) for microform-to-digital file

*The prices above refer to 1-50 pages of scanning. Anything over 50 pages may result in extra charges.

BAKER Account details

You may establish an account by depositing funds with BAKER, against which library fee-based services can be charged.

  • Account holders are expected to maintain positive balances and should deposit sufficient funds to cover estimated usage for the semester.
  • Services may be suspended on overdrawn accounts.
  • Funds deposited are not refundable but do carry over to the next academic year, or can be transferred to another BAKER account. If a BAKER account is inactive for a full academic year (July 1 - June 30), the account is subject to closure and the balance forfeited. 
  • You have the option of establishing an individual account or group account
  • Group accounts - Research and lab groups, departments, etc., can open a single account with multiple users. Each authorized user can make requests in his/her own name, with all charges billed to the group account. BAKER will supply on request an Account Balance Statement itemizing BAKER use by date, user, and number of requests.

Payments/replenishing BAKER account funds

  • Make checks payable to Berkeley Regents and send via campus mail to:
    • BAKER Service, 133 Doe Library, Mailcode 6000.
  • Make Interdepartmental Order/Charge (IOC) forms to Interlibrary Services-BAKER. And send IOC via
  • Call (510) 642-2538 to make a deposit by credit card. BAKER accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover.

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