Document Delivery Charges for Work Done by
New York State Library Staff for Research Purposes
as of June, 2010

Interlibrary loan does not charge libraries in New York State. 
Out-of-state libraries are charged a flat interlibrary loan fee of $20 per request.

Questions regarding ILL policies and procedures should be referred to 518-474-5383.

Questions regarding this chart should be referred to Document Delivery Unit 518-474-5145.
Large orders will be filled if staff and equipment are available.

Service NYS Government All Other Customers Notes
Certified Copies free for state government $10.00 for each group of 1-50 pages in addition to any other charges
  • Turnaround 3 business days
  • Orders over 200 pages should be referred to Document Delivery and the  Principal Librarian for Public Services
Photocopies,
Ariel/E-Mail,
Digital Images

first 50 pages free

Charges for over 50 pages:
$10.00 for each group
of 1-10 pages (or portion thereof)
example:
p.1-20 $20.00
p.1-22 $30.00
no free copies

$10.00 for each group
of 1-10 pages (or portion thereof)
example:
p.1-20 $20.00
p.1-22 $30.00
  • Turnaround 24 hrs.
  • Black and white or color, 300 dpi
  • Ariel - tiff or pdf formats available
  • Orders over 50 pages should be referred to Document Delivery for prepayment billing
  • M/SC staff may make copies for on-site patrons for cash, ($.25 per image) if staff is available
  • Formats - paper copies, saved to CD or delivered to e-mail
High-Resolution Scans - First Time Requested
(reproduction quality)
$20.00 per digital image (reproduction quality) $20.00 per digital image (reproduction quality)
  • Turnaround up to 2 weeks.
  • Formats - TIFF mailed on CD or DVD
  • Grayscale or color
  • For images over 400 dpi
  • Sizes up to 30" x 40"
Contact Digital Collections at 518-474-8846 for prices and order specifications for items over 30" x 40" or other special requirements.
High Resolution TIFF of Items in NYSL's Digital Collections that are available in PDF $10.00 per digital image $10.00 per digital image
  • Consult Digital Collections at 518-474-8846 regarding availability.
Scans of Bill Jackets - already scanned free $20.00 per bill jacket
  • Turnaround 24 hours
  • Black and white, 300 dpi
Fiche
Duplication
1-5 fiche free
over 5 fiche:
$10.00 for each
additional group of
1-10 fiche (or portion thereof)
example:
fiche 6-7 $10.00
fiche 6-17 $20.00
no free fiche
$10.00 for each group
of 1-10 fiche (or portion thereof)
example:
fiche 1-3 $10.00
fiche 1-12 $20.00
  • Turnaround 48 hrs.
Microfilm
Duplication
$50.00/reel silver halide
$40.00/reel diazo
$50.00/reel silver halide
$40.00/reel diazo
  • Turnaround 6-8 wks.
  • Only microfilm for which NYSL owns the master film
FAX free $1.00/page U.S.
$2.00/page international
  •  Up to 50 pages
Fed Ex N/A $10.00 plus other charges
  • Using customer's account number
International N/A $20.00 plus other charges plus postage  
Last Updated: March 6, 2012