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Reproduction Requests
NOTICE WARNING CONCERNING COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17 United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a patron makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that patron may be prosecuted for copyright infringement.

Reproduction Requests


For reproductions of Special Collections & University Archives' materials please create an account in our Special Collections Request System where you can search our catalog and submit electronic requests. 

Policies

  • No more than 20% of any printed work will be reproduced.
  • No more than 20% or 125 items (dependent on collection size) of an archival collection will be reproduced.
  • Reproductions may be restricted due to preservation concerns (e.g., tight binding, brittle pages) at the departments discretion.
  • Each page of a bound item will have to be reproduced separately (e.g., items can never be reproduced in a double opening).
  • Individuals not affiliated with the University of California are subject to an assessed minimum fee of $20 on all orders.
  • Individuals not affiliated with the University of California may be subject to a handling fee of $25/hr
  • Prepayment is required for all orders.
  • Applicable state sales tax will be applied to in-state requests.

Guidelines

  • Turnaround time varies. Please allow 2-3 weeks for orders to be completed. Rush service may be available for an additional fee.
  • All reproductions are made by departmental staff.
  • Digital copies are transferred via our Special Collections Request System. Additional fees will be applied to other methods of transfer.
  • Additional fees may apply to specialized scanning orders (e.g., oversize formats, specialized reproduction instructions).

Fees

Digital Image

PDFs
  • $0.50 (a page for individuals affiliated with the University of California)
  • $1.00 (a page for individuals not affiliated with the University of California)

JPEG Lo-Res (Less than 300dpi)

  • $5.00 (a page for individuals affiliated with the University of California)
  • $10.00 (a page for individuals not affiliated with the University of California)

High Resolution Scans

  • $15.00 (a page for individuals affiliated with the University of California)
  • $25.00 (a page for individuals not affiliated with the University of California)

Other

  • Rush Service Fee: Additional 50% of total cost (Turnaround time varies, please inquire for details)

Payment Options

  • We accept personal checks (with proper ID), money orders, and UC departmental recharges. We do not accept credit or debit cards at this time.
  • The state sales tax will be applied if appropriate.

Publication

  • Researchers must obtain permission to publish text or images in any format, including digital (e.g., blogs, social media sites), from the owner of the copyright (see Title 17 United States Code above).
  • Purchase of reproductions from Special Collections & University Archives does not include publication rights.
  • Materials for which the UC Regents hold copyright will be subjected to a usage fee.
  • Usage Fees:
    • Commercial: $100.00 per image
    • Non-profit: $25.00 per image
    • Student thesis/dissertation: No charge

Acknowledgements

  • Publication of Special Collections & University Archives' materials which the UC Regents hold copyright must be acknowledged in the following format: "Used by permission of Special Collections & University Archives, UCR Library, University of California, Riverside."
  • Publication of Special Collections & Archives' materials which the UC Regents DO NOT hold copyright must acknowledge in the following format: "From the holdings of Special Collections & University Archives, UCR Library, University of California, Riverside"

For additional informations on our publication policies and fees contact
Special Collections & University Archives

Last modified: 8/8/2014 7:50 PM by J. Greene

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