Photocopying/Duplication Policy

The Archives and Special Collections reserves the right to withhold permission for the reproduction of any material in its possession. Restrictions may exist in allowing material within certain collections to be reproduced, these restrictions are delineated within the collection's finding aid.

  1. Only material which will not be damaged through the duplication process will be copied.
  2. The charge for photocopying is $0.05 per exposure for self-serve copying (using a copy card), or if you are at a distance, $0.25 per exposure for copying by staff. For mail/telephone requests a $3.00 charge will be levied to cover the cost of postage and handling. A photographic copy stand is available, consult the digitization policy
  3. Restricted material will not be reproduced.
  4. Reproductions must not be duplicated or made available to any other person or institution without written permission from the Archives and Special Collections.
  5. Reproductions are to be used within the definition of "fair use" under the copyright law of the United States and are provided for the research and study use of the grantee only.
  6. It is the responsibility of the person requesting copies to obtain use rights from the copyright holder.
  7. It is not the policy of the Archives and Special Collections to duplicate any work in its entirety.
  8. Reproduction of non-print media will be duplicated only if the request is in accordance with the above regulations. It is the duty of the requesting party to secure permission from the producer or department of origin.
If a published article or book results from the use of the Archives & Special Collections, a copy of the publication should be deposited with the Archives and Special Collections.

Usage of materials implies that the above conditions are understood and accepted.

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. 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 be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." This institution reserves the right to refuse a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

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