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Covers costs of prints, scans, and other fees for duplicating materials from the Archives and Special Collection of the University of Louisville.

Print Services Fees

Prices for print photo reproduction
Print Size (exact image sizes vary) Glossy Inkjet Print Matte Archival Inkjet Print
5 x 7 $15 $20
8 x 10 $25 $35
11 x 14 $40 $50
16 x 20 $65 $80

Preservation Fees

These additional charges apply for publication, broadcast, or public display, etc. This includes use on the Internet. Fees are per image and per use/project.

UofL students, staff & faculty (current ID required)

  • Non-profit (tax exempt): no charge
  • Commercial: $10*

Non UofL

  • Non-profit (tax exempt), including academic presses: $25
  • Commercial: $50*

* A 6% sales tax will be added to preservation fees and to scan and print orders for all customers who are not tax-exempt.

Additional Duplication Fees

  • Unrestricted interviews from the Oral History Center (digital download only): $10 per interview
  • Unrestricted VHS to mp4: $10 per tape
  • Microfilm: $1 per scan
  • Born-digital files: $.10 per page
  • Photocopies: $.25 per page
    • pre-approved self-service: $.10 per page
  • Thumbnails: $.25 each
  • Burn to CD (images and documents only): $5


Cost of scans
Resolution & file type Cost
300 ppi jpg $15
600 ppi tiff $30

All black and white negatives and photographs are scanned in grayscale unless otherwise requested.

Current UofL students, faculty, staff, and administrators may order up to 10 jpg images per project for use in academic publications, course papers, theses, or dissertations, or other research and not-for-profit uses. Current UofL students, faculty, staff, and administrators requiring tiff files should consult a reference archivist. Please see the Introduction to the "Order Reproductions" page for more information 


  • Up to five 8 1/2 x 11" prints or CD: $5
  • Larger shipments: $10
  • Email or download: no charge
  • Rush service (requires approval from reproductions manager):
    • Less than one week; minimum of 2 days
    • 100% surcharge on the print/scan service fee

Order Processing

Allow three weeks for processing. We require payment and completed, signed relevant forms for processing to begin.

Payment Methods

Archives and Special Collections accepts cash, checks, and money orders payable to the University of Louisville, or credit card (Discover, Mastercard or Visa) via