University of Oregon

Fees & Rates for Special Collections Services

Research Fees | Service FeesReproduction Fees | Digital PrintsMedia  | Use Fees | Image and Permission Requests

We support research and publication of our materials, but regret that we are obligated to recover our costs.  Patrons may use digital cameras (without flash) in the reading room to take images for research purposes. To order a digital reproduction and/or request permissions for use from SCUA, please read, complete, and submit the online form. Questions may be addressed to spcarref@uoregon.eduPlease note, all digitization orders will be pre-billed, and our 6-week turn-around time will begin after payment is received Rush orders are also pre-billed, with an estimated turn-around time of no less than one week from date of payment. 

Research fees

Research assistance is limited to 30 minutes.  For any research beyond 30 minutes we charge $60/hour for non-University clientele; $50/hour for University clientele. For more extended research assistance, we recommend that you hire a freelance researcher.  Please contact us if you are interested in this option.

Service fees

  • Shipping & handling: Most orders will be delivered via our online file transfer service for no additional charge. When orders exceed the size limitation for online file transfer, an additional fee will be charged for media (thumb-drive or external drive) and shipping costs.
  • Preparation fee: $60 per hour for non-University clientele; $50 per hour for University
  • Rush fee: 50% surcharge; one-week turn-around time
  • Room fee: The Paulson Reading Room is a magnificent WPA space available for reserved use. Cost is $250 per day for non-University; $150 for University. Preparation fees may also apply.

Reproduction fees

Prices listed are per individual item or archival folder. Use fees are not included and are assessed separately. A single project fee may be negotiated for larger quantities of scans.

Although we can provide scans in all common formats (TIFF, JPEG, MP3, MP4), our standard deliverable is a high-resolution JPEG image for visual material, and a PDF for manuscript and text based materials.  We can provide custom work (cropping, mounting, or specific tonal values) for an additional cost, please inquire. We can also provide original image capture in digital form.

Material

Type

Reproduction Fee

Bound materials

Consecutive pages

.65/ page

Bound materials

Consecutive pages with OCR

1.00/page

Archival folder

1-5 pages

$10/page

Archival folder

5+ pages

$50 flat-rate/ folder

Photographs

Front & Back

$10

Oversized material

>11 x 17

$20/page + $30 set-up fee + $60 processing fee

Oversized material

>20 x 24

$30/page + $30 set-up fee + $60 processing fee

3D material

 

$50/hour

Digital prints

All prints are made on Epson Photo Paper unless otherwise specified. We can print various sizes up to 40 x 60, and other papers may be available for an extra cost; please inquire.

Inkjet print size

Fee

8x10

$25

11x17

$35

16x20

$58

20x24

$80

24x36

$144

30x45

$225

36x48

$288

40x60

$398

Media transfer or duplication

We can duplicate or transfer audiovisual media in many formats. In some cases we use an external vendor. Please inquire for costs and time frame.

Use fees

Use fees are assessed whenever materials are published or displayed. This includes Web pages, items used for decor or display, inclusion in publication, promotional materials, and all other uses other than reference for research.  Use fees are charged in addition to production and service fees detailed above (except for student, personal, research, and classroom use).

*All costs are per image, clip, or audio file.
*NOTE: This list serves as a guideline for our pricing structure. Fees may change based on project size and scope.

Books, journals, magazines, newspapers,  print on-demand publications, self-published

# of Copies

Commercial

Non-Commercial

0 – 1,000

$25

$10

1,000 – 5,000

$50

$25

5,000 – 10,000

$100

$25

10,000 – 50,000

$150

$25

50,000 - 100,000 $200 $50
100,000 - 200,000 $250 $100

Cover

$150

$50

All accompanying media (e-book, DVDs, and CDs)

$150

$50

 

Newsletters, brochures, flyers, sales catalogs, and non-magazines/newspaper printed advertising

# of Copies

Commercial

Non-Commercial

Up to 50,000

$50

$25

Over 50,000

$100

$50

 

Exhibition

Type of Use

Commercial

Non-Commercial

Traveling

$50

$25

Permanent

$100

$50

Publicity Use Included in fee.

Online Display may be an additional fee.

 

Website, Online Digital Application

Commercial

Non-Commercial

$100

$50

 

Television/Newscast/Film/Documentary
Fees are per clip or image

Distribution Type

Commercial

Non-Commercial

Local

$25

$25

National

$100

$25

Worldwide

$150

$25

Subsidiary Media Rights (Web, CD-ROMS, DVDs)

$50

$50

 

Commercial Advertising

Based on a negotiated rate. Contact Curator.

 

Project Fee

At the discretion of the Curator, a project fee can be negotiated for projects requesting multiple images per project.

 

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