Formats and Prices
The following table contains fees for basic reproduction services offered by Manuscripts and Archives. Requests for services not covered below should be directed in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that as of July 1, 2017, Manuscripts and Archives accepts only credit card payment or Yale PTAEOs for reproduction orders. We will no longer accept cash or checks.
|We may require a deposit before processing larger orders|
|The most basic form of reproduction offered.|
|PDF Scan||full color scan.||$0.40 per page|
|PDF Scan||As above.||$25.00* per folder|
|PDF Scan||Previously scanned folder (pre-existing PDF scanned as above).||$5.00 per file|
|High Resolution Digital Capture|
|Suitable for publication or fine printing.|
|High Resolution TIFF, Generation||Full color, lossless capture. Minimum 400 PPI.||$15.00 per capture|
|MADID: High Resolution TIFF, Previously Captured||Previously existing high resolution scan, as above. Minimum resolution is 400 PPI.||$5.00† per file|
|Oversize Digital Photography||
For originals sized 18"x24" to 44"x58". 400 PPI at 100% of the original size of the item.
|$7.00 per capture|
|Special Service Capture||
For high-res capture at resolutions at 1200 PPI, vendor services external to Yale, etc.
Our ability to complete special service captures requires staff assessment. We reserve the right to refuse requests that overextend our staffing or technological capabilities.
|Beginning at $25.00 per capture|
|AV Materials are digitized by external vendors under the auspices of YUL Preservation and technology/public services staff at MSSA.|
|Analog to Digital Duplication||Digitization, QC of content, ingest into digital repository, production of repository access copy and personal copy for the researcher.||Price varies, typically between $50.00-$150.00 per item|
|Previously Digitized AV||For content already digitized according to preservation protocol.||$15.00 per file, delivery mechanism TBD by repository|
|All microfilm generation and duplication is completed by an external vendor.|
|Microfilm Duplication||Positive or negative film to film duplication (i.e. not digitization), whether from previously existing or newly created microfilm collection.||$30.00 per reel|
MSSA will ship only CDs, DVDs, USB drives, and microfilm; we do not produce nor ship prints of scans.
Note that some deliverables, such as USB drives, are subject to a separate cost that will be determined when we assess your request.
|Electronic Delivery||Transmission of PDFs and TIFF files.||No Charge, service TBD by repository|
|Shipping||Shipping to physical street addresses (not PO boxes).||$8.00 per CD/DVD, reel of microfilm, or USB drive; service TBD by repository|
|* $25.00 minimum; price is subject to increase depending on staff assessment of folder contents.|
|† The first 10 files ordered by individuals with an active Yale NetID are gratis.|