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Reproduction & Use Fees

Fees are current as of February 2016, but are subject to change.  Included below are fees for microfilmimages (photographs and archival materials), and audiovisual material.

Microfilm

The fees below only apply to reels that were created by the WVRHC.  To place an order, use the Microfilm Reproduction Request Form.

1. Reproduction Fees for Microfilm (per reel):  $75.

2. Special Hourly Fee and Rush Fee: We reserve the right to charge $20.00 for labor required to process special requests.

3. Shipping and Handling: Based on the size of the order; starts at $10.00.

4. Use Fees:  None.  Microfilm copies are provided for nonprofit research purposes only.

Images (Photographs and Archival Materials)

The fees below apply to photographs as well as archives and manuscript material. To place an order, use the Image Reproduction Order Form for Images from West Virginia History OnView or the Image Reproduction Order Form for Reproductions of Maps, Manuscripts, and Other Images. Please allow up to 3 weeks for the completion of your image order--rush requests must be noted in the reproduction order form.

1. Prints (per copy):

Paper Types: Glossy, Luster, and Matte

5 x 7: $10.00
8 x 10: $15.00
11 x 14: $25.00
13 x 19: $35.00
16 x 20: $50.00
17 x 22: $60.00
Oversize: Charge is calculated on a case-by-case basis

2. Digital Scans (per copy):

All images are scanned at 600 dpi unless otherwise requested or otherwise indicated.

Existing Scan at 600 dpi $10.00
New scan at 600 dpi:
Original image no larger than 11 x 17 inches
$15.00
New Scan at 600 dpi:
Original image larger than 11 x 17 inches
$25.00
New Scan between 601 – 1200 dpi $20.00
New Scan at 1201 dpi and higher $30.00
Editing of digital files (by request only) $20.00 per hour
Sanborn Maps (available at 150 dpi) $10.00

3. Preservation Fee (per item):

All images are scanned at 600 dpi unless otherwise requested or otherwise indicated.

Individuals and Independent Researchers No Fee
Nonprofit Organizations $15.00
Commercial Organizations $50.00

The fees you pay to the WVRHC help with the care, time, and effort it takes to preserve these materials.

Thank you for your support!

4. Service Fee: We reserve the right to charge a service fee for orders over 15 images.

5. Rush Fee: We reserve the right to charge $30.00 for labor required to process special requests or rushed requests.

6. Shipping and Handling / Transfer of Digital Images: $5.00 plus special handling fee for fragile items.

7.  All West Virginia nonprofit organizations will receive 50% off the amount of their entire order.

Audiovisual Materials

To place an order, use the Sound Recordings and Motion Pictures Reproduction Request Form.

1. Reproduction Fees for Sound Recordings:

2. Reproduction Fees for Videocassettes and Motion Pictures: Cost recovery plus $20 per hour service charge.

3. Special Hourly Fee and Rush Fee: We reserve the right to charge $20.00 for labor required to process special requests.

4. Shipping and Handling/Transfer: $5.00 plus special handling fee for fragile items

5. Use Fees: All use fees are for one time, non-exclusive use. The WVRHC does not grant open ended permission for future editions or other uses, and never grants exclusive rights. Please note carefully the requirements stated in the Conditions for Use section of the Sound Recordings and Motion Pictures Reproduction Request Form.

Academic and Non-Profit and News Reporting - Audio:

Audiovisual productions or broadcasts $50.00 1st minute $25.00 additional minutes
Exhibitions, displays, websites $50.00 1st minute $25.00 additional minutes

Academic and Non-Profit and News Reporting - Motion Pictures:

Audiovisual productions or broadcasting (one use) -
North American Distribution
$100.00 1st minute $50.00 additional minutes
--Add home video rights $50.00 1st minute $25.00 additional minutes
Audiovisual productions or broadcasting (one use) -
World Wide Distribution
$150.00 1st minute $75.00 additional minutes
--Add home video rights $75.00 1st minute $50.00 additional minutes
Exhibitions, displays, websites $100.00 1st minute $50.00 additional minutes

Commercial Use - Audio:

Audiovisual productions or broadcasts $200.00 1st minute $100.00 additional minutes
Exhibitions, displays, websites $200.00 1st minute $100.00 additional minutes

Commercial Use - Motion Pictures:

Audiovisual productions or broadcasting (one use) -
North American Distribution
$200.00 1st minute $100.00 additional minutes
--Add home video rights $100.00 1st minute $50.00 additional minutes
Audiovisual productions or broadcasting (one use) -
World Wide Distribution
$300.00 1st minute $150.00 additional minutes
--Add home video rights $100.00 1st minute $50.00 additional minutes
Exhibitions, displays, websites $200.00 1st minute $100.00 additional minutes