Services for Patrons and Libraries

Digital Reproduction Requests

To place a request through one of the following libraries, first contact them directly about their collections.

Illinois History and Lincoln Collections –
Map Library –
Rare Book & Manuscript Library –
University Archives –

To place a reproduction request from our general collections please refer to the next section.

Please note: In response to COVID-19, Digitization Services has limited digitization at this time, in accordance with the State of Illinois phase 4 reopening plan and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign re-opening operations. We are still here to assist you remotely.  We can answer reference questions about digital collections, locate digital files and consult on copyright inquiries. If you have a request to digitize material, please complete our patron request form below but be aware our turnaround time is delayed, and note that we are not charging fees at this time. Thank you for your patience.

Placing a Request

Patrons can complete the Reproduction Request Form below. Please review our fee schedule and guidelines for reproduction of library materials. For assistance please contact Digitization Services – – (217) 244-2062

University Library Reproduction Fee Schedule

Equipment/Format Setup Fee Fee Per Image
Book Digitization (600 dpi) $20 $0.20 per pa
Single image digitization includes books, letters, maps, transparencies, flat material (600 dpi) $20 $2 per image
OCR creation (delivered in PDF format) $2 $0.50 per page
Image editing (stitching, color/image correction, cropping) $40 per hour in ½ hr increments
Electronic delivery Free
Rush 50% surcharge on entire order
Custom Orders Priced Upon Request
Research Services $30 per hour