Permission to Publish and Use Fees
One-time only, non-exclusive for all types of uses.
|Type of use||Students, NDSU faculty, staff and alumni||Non-profit||North Dakota newspapers and television stations||In-state||Out-of-state|
|In class project or presentation||$0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Publishing or exhibit (print or electronic); Broadcast or video||None if NDSU related, otherwise $15||First five images no use fee, then $15||$0||$15||$50|
|Commericial or decorative display||None if NDSU related, otherwise $15||First five images no use fee, then $15||$15||$15||$50|
|Advertising||None if NDSU related, otherwise $15||First five images no use fee, then $15||$15||$15||$50|
|Worldwide, multiple uses, in perpetuity for a single project||None if NDSU related, otherwise $100||First five images no use fee, then $100||$100||$100||$100|
Digital Copy Fees
Reproduction of photographs and other items are made in digital format. Digital copies will be mailed on CD or can be sent as an e-mail JPEG attachment (5 scan limit).
|Type of service||Students, NDSU faculty, staff and alumni||All others|
|Copy of image||$1 per image up to 10 images, then $5 per image. (per semester)||$15 per image|
|CD and case||$1||$1|
|Shipping and handling||Free for intercampus mail; $3 for USPS; TBD for international||$3; TBD for international|
Copy Request Fees
Copy fees apply only to copy requests filled by archives staff. Mail order minimum fee is $5.00. For mail orders over 25 pages, photocopy fee doubles. Rush orders (less than one week) are double the listed fee.
Copies can either be mailed or emailed as a pdf.
|Type of Copy||Fee|
|Obituaries, biographies||$5.00 per name|
|Naturalization records||$5.00 per name|
|Censuses||$5.00 per household, per census|
|Cass County marriage licenses||$5.00 per record|
|Cass County Court records (civil, divorce, probate)||Based upon number of documents in file, quote will be provided|
|Photocopies||20 cents (letter & legal); 40 cents (ledger) per exposure|
|Digital copy of audio cassette to CD*||$15.00|
|Digital copy of video cassette to DVD*||$20.00|
*Only entire audio or video cassettes are digitized, we do not provide segments of the original.
Archives Photocopy Machine Fees
|Type of copy||Letter and legal size||Ledger size|
|Black and White||10 cents per copy||20 cents per copy|
|Color||25 cents per copy||25 cents per copy|
When a copy request is received a reply will be sent with a price quote. Staff will then have patrons make a payment using the NDSU Marketplace a secure on-line credit card payment system. Once confirmation of payment has been received by the archives staff, fulfillment of the order will take place within five business days. Patrons will receive a confirmation e-mail stating that the payment has been received.
Should patrons prefer to not pay by credit card, a prepayment is required by check or money order made out to "NDSU Libraries", and mailed to: NDSU Archives, Libraries, NDSU Dept #2080, PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050. Please obtain a price quote prior to sending a prepayment.