We digitise, copy, photograph, and scan material from the University Library's collections.
This is what you can order
We digitise many materials, including books, newspapers, posters, photographs, postcards, and manuscripts.
The material must be a part of the University Library’s collections, and you must request the material before you can hand in the order.
Be advised that non-copyrighted material may be made freely available to all users via our digital collections.
These are the prices
|Scanning and photography*||Price per page|
|Material from the Special Collections Reading Room and our collections (newspapers not included). Page smaller than A2.||SEK 5/page|
|Newspapers (any size) and material with pages larger than A2.||SEK 100/page|
|Material that is fragile or difficult to handle.||According to agreement|
|Prints of scanned material||A4||A3|
|Black and white||SEK 5||SEK 5|
|Colour||SEK 10||SEK 10|
*If the material shows itself to be more challenging to handle than expected, we reserve the right to claim it as such. In such cases, we will notify you before we commence the work.
This is how we deliver the material
We will email you a download link to the files, or you can pick up the prints at UB.
We deliver the digital format in a high-resolution OCR-interpreted PDF. You can also get high-resolution TIFF images.
We usually deliver ordered work within a month, but the delivery time can be longer for more significant works.
The request form is available at the University Library
You will find our request form at the information desk and in the Special Collections Reading Room.
Closed for summer July 11–August 14
We will not process orders from July 11 to August 14.
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