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Service Fees and Fines

Self-Service

The Indiana State Library reserves the right to deny a photocopy or printing request.  Color copying and color printing is not available.

MicrofilmDigital Scans Free
 $0.25 per printed page
Photocopies$0.25 per page
Printing$0.25 per page

Staff Assisted Service

Photocopies/Scans

There is a 50 page maximum per request for staff-assisted photocopies.  Color copying is not available.  The Indiana State Library reserves the right to deny a request due to the condition of an item.  Requests can be sent via email or post.

1-10 pages$5.00
11-50 pages$0.50 per page
Obituaries$5.00 per item
Oversized Scans
(larger than 11x17)
$10.00 per scan
(+$2.00 for file on CD)

Rare Books and Manuscripts Digitization

There is a 50 page maximum per request for staff-assisted manuscript collection digitization. Requests can be delivered via a file sharing program free of charge. We do not provide a higher resolution than 600 dpi. The library reserves the right to deny a request due to the condition of an item.

An Application for Use of Photographic, Film, or Image Reproduction form must be completed upon each request for manuscript materials.  Use fees are applicable.  The Indiana State Library reserves the right to modify prices on a case by case basis.

Text-based Materials1-10 pages$5.00
 11-50 pages$5.00 per scan
Photographs/Broadsidesup to 11 x 17"$5.00 per scan
 up to 18 x 24"$10.00 per scan
 24 x 36"$20.00 per scan
Audio/VideoAudio Cassette Conversion$10/per cassette tape (no fee for transmission/download)
 Other Audio/VideoCustom Quote

State Employees and Public Librarians

There is no charge for copies or scans made for State Employees when the request supports their work with the State of Indiana. Public Librarians may request free copies and scans for professional development.

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 specific conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

IHB MM 3-30-2021