Duplication and Use
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.
|Service Levels||Price List|
|Reference Images (up to a 50 page limit per project)|
|Reference images (jpeg or pdf)||$5 service fee
|Regular Image Orders (up to a 50 page limit per project)|
|Publication-quality scans (bound volumes)||$10 service fee
|Publication-quality scans (individual items)||$10 service fee
|Oversize items (larger than 18” x 25”)||$25 service fee
|Outside photo services required||$45 service fee
|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.|
The Clements Library provides copies of materials to facilitate private study, scholarship, or research. We welcome you to use materials in our collection that are in the public domain and to make fair use of copyrighted materials as defined by copyright law.
Notice: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States 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 to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use,” that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.
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.