Patrons wishing to use reproductions of Special Research Collections materials for both commercial/for-profit and non-profit use may be subject to usage fees. These fees are for one time use and are in addition to royalties/licensing fees imposed by the copyright holder.

The following use fees apply for Worldwide per still image only*.

Image Use Fees

  Commercial Use Non-Profit
Cover Illustrations/Ads/Non-Editorial $300 $150
Editorial/ Interior Use $70 $35
Internet $70 $35
Exhibition $100 $50
Video, Television, Film, or CD-ROM $250 $125
For Thesis/Dissertation N/A $0


Audio Use Fees*

  Minimum Commercial Use Non-Profit Use
Music $500 $5 per second $2.50 per second
Spoken Word $250 $2 per second $1 per second

Film and Video Use Fees*

  Minimum Commercial Use Non-Profit Use
Film $500 $55 per second $27 per second
Video $250 $27 per second $17 per second

*Single use, non-exclusive, worldwide market. Multiple use, longer lengths, and limited markets negotiable. Please contact Special Research Collections staff for additional assistance at