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Duplication Fees, Billing, Payment, Postage and Shipping

Feb 24 - Mar 2
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We accept payment via credit card, check, invoice or IFM (for OCLC requests). IFLA vouchers are accepted for webform requests. Cost quotes for other technical photographic work are available on request.

Reproductions from hard copy originals:

  • $17.00 for every 50 pages requested

RUSH Processing: Turnaround time for RUSH requests is 24 hours from the date/time of receipt (business days only).

  • Additional $20.00 per request

Digital Reproduction (publication-quality):

  • base charge of $40.00 per single-image scan from bound original. Cost may increase depending on size of the item and/or the resolution requested
  • base charge of $35.00 per single-image scan from unbound original. Cost may increase depending on size of the item and/or the resolution requested

Map Duplication:

  • $25.00 per image: delivered online to our server for download

Extra Labor:

  • $20.00 per hour/prorated
  • In addition to copying fees, a research fee is charged for orders requiring unusual staff effort. In these cases, work will not proceed until authorized.


  • Individuals: Prepayment is required. Price quotations will be provided (possible quote fee assessed for large orders.)
  • Libraries, businesses and other organizations: Invoices are sent monthly. Prepayment required in some cases (e.g., for large orders).
  • Foreign requests: Prepayment by credit card, cashier's check, or traveler's check may be required. IFLA vouchers are accepted for webform requests.


  • All payments must be in US funds.
  • Payment may be made by check or money order (payable to the U.C. Regents) or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover).
  • For credit card payment, please supply:
    • Name on the card
    • Credit card number
    • Expiration date
    • Credit card type (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover)
  • Please do not send credit card information via e-mail.
  • Please do not send cash or wire transfer.

Postage and shipping

Postage costs are generally included. Completed work is sent via first class mail within the U.S., airmail outside of the U.S. Delivery by FedEx is available, billed to your FedEx account. Other delivery options may be arranged. Additional fees may apply.

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