Reproduction Rights and Permissions

The Historic Beverly Research Library and Archives provides reproduction and permissions services for both visiting and long-distance researchers. All fees must be paid in advance of service when invoiced. A complete schedule for reproduction and permissions fees is available below.

Requests for reproductions and/or permissions to use images for publication or exhibition must be made in writing and submitted with a Digital Images Request and Permission to Publish Form.  Fees are charged per image, per format.

Mailing Fees:
A $5.00 shipping and handling fee will be added to all domestic mail orders. (Small orders can be scanned to PDF and emailed, thus saving the $5 mailing fee).

Reproduction fees:
Photocopy: .50 each
8 x 10 print or scan: $20 b/w, $30 color; 50% reduction for more than 5 scans

Providing scanned images does not convey permission to publish. Reproduction orders are processed after payment is received and may take up to one week to complete. Rush services are available for an additional fee.

We require that a credit line be included adjacent to every image if used in any public format. Please include the proper credit line of: “Courtesy of Historic Beverly”

Permission fees per image:
Permissions are separate from image reproduction fees. Permissions are for one-time use only; releases and new editions require a new permission request.

Non-profit – scholarly, non published: $20.00
Non-profit – commercial or large university press: $30.00
For-profit – run of less than 5000: $50.00
For-profit – run of 20,000 or less: $75.00
For-profit – run of more than 20,000: $100.00

Film, Video, Network cable:
Black & White image: $50.00
Color image: $75.00

Student use:
There is no fee for use in a dissertation, thesis, or class presentation. Letter of permission is required.

Volume reduction:
With a request for the use of more than ten images in a single project, a 20% reduction in fees will be granted.

Copies of finished products:
Historic Beverly requests that one gratis copy of any finished project be provided to the Historic Beverly Library.

Historic Beverly does not own copyright on all collections in its holdings. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from Historic Beverly are responsible for securing copyright from the person or organizations that hold copyright. We will assist you in determining the copyright owner to the best of our ability.

Images from the library collection may not be reproduced without the written consent of Historic Beverly. Signed approval of a completed form (please request), and payment of use fees constitutes permission to publish. Permission is granted for ONE TIME, EXCLUSIVE USE ONLY unless otherwise determined by this letter of permission. Permission is granted for the purpose given in the “Statement of Intended Use.” Any reproduction or subsequent use of the provided copies is prohibited without the express written permission of Historic Beverly and payment of additional use fees. Unauthorized use will result in a charge of double the fee rate.