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Duplication and Use

Duplication Requests

Library patrons can request photocopies or digital images of Clements materials up to a 50 page limit per project.

Policies and Procedures

Please contact us before placing an order to confirm that the material may be copied or scanned and to receive a cost estimate.

To place a request, you will need to register with us.

If you are already registered, you can place a request through your account. Go to Account Login and select “Request for Duplication.”

Copies are provided for the use of individual researchers only and may not be deposited in other institutions.

Fee Schedule

Service LevelsPrice List
Reference Images (up to a 50 page limit per project)
Reference images (jpeg or pdf)$5 service fee

$0.25/page
Regular Image Orders (up to a 50 page limit per project)
Publication-quality scans (bound volumes)$10 service fee

$1.00/image
Publication-quality scans (individual items)$10 service fee

$5.00/image
Oversize items (larger than 18” x 25”)$25 service fee

$8.00/image
Outside photo services required$45 service fee

$8.00/image
Larger Projects (see project page for details)
We will consider proposals for projects over 50 images, but may not be able to fill them if the material is too fragile or otherwise beyond our capacity to digitize at this time. Please contact us with any questions. Pricing is determined by the type of material, its condition, whether special handling is required, quantity, and other factors.

Use and Attribution

When you use materials, please cite or credit as Clements Library, University of Michigan or William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan.

Planning to publish? Let us know here: Planned Use of Clements Library Materials

Permission is not required, but we always appreciate hearing from you about your use of library materials. It helps us to track use of collections and provide better support for researchers. We also appreciate receiving a copy of any published work that features our materials.

Research Hours

Monday9 AM - 4:45 PM
Tuesday9 AM - 4:45 PM
Wednesday9 AM - 4:45 PM
Thursday9 AM - 7:45 PM
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed