Digital Reproduction Requests

Request methods vary depending on the location of the item requested and how much of the item you want to reproduce.

Placing a request for Special Collection Materials

If the item you are requesting is in one of our Special Collection Libraries, please contact the library directly about placing a request for reproduction.

Placing a request for General Collection (Circulating) Materials

If an item is not in one of our special collections libraries, it belongs to our general collections (circulating materials).  To find general collections items, use the Library’s Easy Search.  Some materials are already accessible online.

For material not already available library patrons can place a request through DocExpress or with Digitization Services. Review the options and instructions below.

  • Requesting Partial Works from Doc Express
    • If you are in need of a few pages from a book or journal for research, please contact DocExpress.
  • Requesting an Image for Publication from Digitization Services
      1. Click on the General Collections Reproduction Request Form for Patrons link
      2. Create an account or login to an existing account.
      3. Once logged in, you will be directed to the General Collections Reproduction Request Form for Patrons.
      4. Billing, payment, and delivery will take place via your Aeon User Account.

For questions about placing an order please contact

Placing a request for Library Staff ONLY

Library content liaisons or staff please complete the General Collections Reproduction Request Form for Library Staff. This form is restricted to library employees ONLY. This form is for General Collection material ONLY. Please contact Special Collections libraries directly with inquiries about their collections.

Current time to complete a request is 3-4 weeks.  Large scale orders require additional time and cost.

Fees and Pricing

Equipment/Format Setup Fee, includes 1st image/page. Fee Per Image/Page
Book Digitization, 600 dpi (items that are not oversized and/or in poor condition) $20 $0.20 per page
Single image digitization, 600 dpi (items that are oversized and/or in poor condition) $20 $2 per image
OCR creation (delivered in PDF format) $2 $0.50 per page
Image editing (stitching, color/image correction, cropping) $10 per 15 minutes of labor
Electronic delivery Free
Custom Orders Priced Upon Request

Additional digital reformatting services:

Please visit Guidelines and Fees for Reproduction Services for Library Materials and review the University Library’s polices on reuse of digitized materials.