Scanning Services

Services (Turnaround time is usually 2 weeks or less.)

FY15 Prices

(Subject to change without notice.)

Basic Scans: (most scans will fit in this category) Standard film formats up to 8 X 10", and printed material up to 17" x 22". Typical file size is 3000-4000 pixels on the long dimension, delivered as a high resolution TIFF, (to industry standards) suitable for publication.

The prices listed at the right, would include scans from:

  • B&W negatives
  • unmounted 35mm slides
  • 120mm, 4X5 and 8X10 slides/transparencies (mounted or unmounted)
  • printed materials up to 17" X 22"

(No color negative scanning, unless you have a color photograph we can match to.)





For mounted 35mm slides, the charge is for 2 hours time, (@ $37.00/hr) per every 20 slides. 20 slides will cost $74.00, including file delivery. ( 1 hr. minimum charge for small amounts.{<10}) These jobs are accomplished on our CREO scanner, capable of loading 40 slides at a time.)


Including file delivery, the fee is $37.00 per hour. (minimum 1/2 hour) About 15 scans per hour can be done.

1-4 scans    = $16.00
5-7      "     = $24.00
8-11     "    = $32.00
12-15   "    = $37.00

Our medium-format copy system, with which we perform the complex scans described below, was upgraded to new equipment in August 2014.

Our DTR cam, with a Schneider APO Digital 60 or a 72mm lens, are mounted on a Tarsia reprographic copy stand for these jobs.

Complex Scans: Would include printed material larger than 17" x 22 " & up to 40" x 60". Any item from the vault [rare books/maps] will be charged at this rate.

(Price is based on 1 scan per hr. @ $45.00/hr.)



$50.00 each, including the file delivery fee

Special Scanning 3-D items, glass, metal, and certain types of old prints (which may require polarization), or any other item requiring special lighting, time, or Custom Photoshop work. $113.00 an hour per image, (3/4 hr. min.= $85.00, including the file delivery fee
Major repair & restoration or other retouching. $113.00 per hour per image, (3/4 hr. min.= $85.00, including the file delivery fee)

File Delivery Options

Image file delivery is offered in two ways. We can deliver files on CD/DVD or put them on our website (ftp) for you to download.




This page was last modified on May 1, 2015