Digital Reproduction Policy – ACU Holdings

As staff time allows, Digital Scholarship Center and Special Collections staff may make digital reproductions from archival, special collections, and library materials. An item’s condition, department staff approval, copyright law and any conditions imposed by a donor may affect our ability to generate digital reproductions of Special Collections. In some cases, the Preservation Officer and/or the Digital Scholarship Center’s Coordinator may assess the item’s condition and risk of damage from digital reproduction. For digitization needs beyond the materials listed above, please contact the Digital Scholarship Center for a consultation.

Photocopying and Scans to Paper Copies*:

  • ACU: $0.25 per page.
  • Non ACU: $0.50 per page; with a minimum charge of $10.00.

Photocopying and Scans to Digital Files**:

  • ACU: No Charge up to 20 pages. $0.10 per page after.
  • Non ACU: $0.25 per page; with a minimum charge of $10.00.

Microfilm/fiche Scans to Digital Files**:

  • ACU: No Charge up to 20 image. $0.25 per image after.
  • Non ACU: $0.25 per image; with a minimum charge of $10.00.

35mm Slide Scans to Digital Files**: Consultation with Digital Scholarship Center required.

  • ACU: No Charge up to 30 slides. $0.05 per slide after.
  • Non ACU: $0.25 per slide; with a minimum charge of $10.00.

Photograph Scans to Digital Files**: Consultation with Digital Scholarship Center required.

  • ACU: No Charge up to 3 images. $3.00 per image after.
  • Non ACU: $5.00 per image; with a minimum charge of $20.00.

Sound Recordings to mp3 Files**: Consultation with Digital Scholarship Center required.

  • ACU: $10 per file.
  • Non ACU: $15 per file (audio cassette) or $20 per file (LP, Reel to Reel, micro-cassette).

Video Recordings to mp4 Files**: Consultation with Digital Scholarship Center required.

  • ACU: $10 per item (VHS) or $15 per file (miniDV, HDV, LaserDisc, and Other Video Conversion).
  • Non ACU: $20 per item (VHS) or $30 per file (miniDV, HDV, LaserDisc, and Other Video Conversion).

The Digital Scholarship Center and Special Collections staff can spend no more than one hour assisting Non ACU patrons in identifying materials to be reproduced. Non ACU patrons who submit reproduction requests requiring more than one hour of staff time will be asked to do the additional work in person.

“ACU” means current students, faculty and staff of Abilene Christian University.

*There will be an additional fee for postage in the case of overseas orders, large orders, or rush orders.

**Digital files will be shared on our Google Drive account. You will be sent an email with a link directing you to your digital reproduction. You will have two weeks to download your files before it is removed. If you want your digital media on a flash drive, DVD, or CD you will need to provide those resources. Special Collections does not provide these items.