Permission to copy is at the discretion of the Rare Materials Collection staff.
Permission to copy or scan may be denied if damage to the item would result.
The Health Sciences Library’s Rare Materials Collection includes the rare books collection, the photograph collection (negatives and originals), and the artifacts collection. Payment may be made by personal check or journal entry transaction.
Black & white: $.20 per page/image, with a maximum of 15 pages from any one item
Color: $1 per page/image, with a maximum of 15 pages from any one item
Normal, low-resolution scans (400 ppi): $.50 per page/image, with a maximum of 15 pages from any one item
High resolution (over 400 ppi) and other special handling: $5 per page/image, with a maximum of 15 pages from any one item.
Digital photos taken by user with own camera - free
Pick up at service desk: Free
Campus mail/courier: Free
E-mail attachment: Free
FAX: $1 per page
Mail: Up to 20 pages - $2
Over 20 pages, odd sizes, or special handling: Our costs plus $3 packing/handling
Publication of any document or image from the Rare Materials Collection must be accompanied by proper credit: “Courtesy of the Rare Materials Collection, Health Sciences Library, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus."
It is your responsibility to know and abide by statutes covering copyright and fair use for publication from these sources, literary property rights, and right-to-privacy.
In most cases, The Health Sciences Library owns only the physical item, not the literary property or copyright, and therefore assumes no responsibility for violations of such rights or for any other legal issues resulting from the use or publication of the items. It is your responsibility to secure permission from the appropriate copyright holder to quote, publish, or reproduce items from the Health Sciences Library collections.
When practical, please provide the Health Sciences Library with a courtesy copy of publications or products made possible by research in our holdings.
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