Libraries

Image Reproduction and Use

Depending on condition of materials and copyright restrictions, the Archives and Rare Books Library will make reproductions of images from its holdings for personal, non-commercial, and commercial use. Turnaround time varies according to request, but most requests will take up to 10 business days.  Requests by University of Cincinnati faculty, staff, and students have priority over those from outside the UC community.

Onsite visitors are welcome to take non-flash photographs as outlined in our reading room policy.  

Low Resolution Scans (similar quality to photocopies)

Staff will provide up to 20 low resolution scans per researcher per semester by email at no charge.  Low resolution scans beyond that will be charged at $0.25 per page.  Researchers will be charged a mimimum fee of $10 per request.  Staff will not scan more than 150 pages per researcher per semester.

Photocopies

Staff will provide up to 150 photocopies per researcher per semester. There is a charge of $0.25 per page and there is a mimimum $10 free for mailed requests.  Requests for photocopies of theses and dissertations are excluded from the 150 photocopy limit.

Requests outside of the above parameters are considered special projects.  Please contact staff at archives@ucmail.uc.edu for more information on special projects.

High Resolution Scans (300 ppi or above)

ARB fees for High Resolution Scans and Publication Use.
Affiliation          
Scanning            Fee             
Use Fee
Faculty, Staff, and Students of the University of Cincinnati
No charge
No charge. The following credit line is required:  "Courtesy Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati."
Personal Research Use $5.00 per image No charge.  No publication in any format is permitted.
News Media No charge No charge.  The desired credit line is:  "Courtesy Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati."
Non-Profit Use including academic presses and non-profit media
No charge No charge for single publications; $35 per image for exhibition purposes, $125 per image for multi-media use (two or more types, including, but not limited to print, electronic, film and web).  The following credit line is required:  "Courtesy Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati."  One copy of the finished product is required.
Commercial Use No charge

$25.00 per image for print and digital publications

$250.00 per image for multi-media use (two or more types, including but not limited to print, electronic, film, and web).  The following credit line is required for any use of the image: "Courtesy Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati."  One copy of the finished print or electronic product is required.

Note: All reproduction or permission to use images already reproduced is for one-time, non-exclusive use. Any further use requires additional fees and permissions.

The Archives and Rare Books Library accepts payment by check or money order.  Checks should be made payable to the "University of Cincinnati."

Contact Archives and Rare Books Library staff regarding any further questions.

Email: archives@ucmail.uc.edu
Phone: 513-556-1959

Mailing Address:
Archives and Rare Books Library
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati, OH 45211-0113