Research and Copy Fees


Research Fees

Fees include the costs of staff-conducted research, up to 10 photocopies and mailing costs. Research fees are charged per 30 minutes of staff time for a maximum of two hours per request. Research fees are nonrefundable and do not guarantee that relevant information will be found. Research is conducted in the order requests are received.
SHS Members $5.00 per 30 minutes
Missouri Non-Members $10.00 per 30 minutes
Out-of-State Non-Members $15.00 per 30 minutes

Rush Fee

Rush orders are accepted at the discretion of senior staff.

$25.00 plus research fee

Usage Fees

Usage fees are applicable to reproductions of materials that will be used in publications, media productions, websites, and exhibits.  Usage fees are waived for Missouri publicly funded institutions of higher education, Missouri state agencies and officials, and Missouri media.

Not-for-Profit Organizations

Must be accompanied by documentation of state or federal not-for-profit status.

$10.00 per image or media source
For-Profit Organizations $25.00 per image or media source

Shipping Charges

Shipping charges may be applied for large items or orders.
FedEx, UPS, Parcel Post or other services Cost of shipping + $2.00 handling fee

Interlibrary Loans

Microfilm may be available for loan through your local library.  Up to two reels of microfilm can be requested at a time.  Loan period is two weeks.  Society members with memberships at the Supporting level or higher can borrow microfilm directly.  Shipping and handling charges may be applied.
Members $13.50
Non-Members $15.00

Reproduction Fees

Photocopy

Print Materials
Double-sided copies are charged per side. Add $.05 per side for color copies.
  8.5 x 11 $.25 per page
  11 x 17 $.50 per page
Microfilm
Self-service  
  8.5 x 11 $.25 per page
  11 x 17 $.50 per page
Staff assistance for in-house patrons $1.50 per page

Digitization

Shipping and handling charges may be applied.

Print materials (PDF or JPEG) $.25 per image
Microfilm (Self-service) $.25 per image
Microfilm (staff-assisted with exact citation) $1.50 per image
Photographs $10.00 per image
Audio recordings $10.00 per media source
Video recordings $10.00 per media source

Oversize items

(larger than 11 x 17) or other formats not listed that may require special equipment to reproduce.

Usage fees and cost of reproductions may vary by Research Center.

Prints

Shipping and handling charges may be applied

Reproduction on photo paper up to:
  8.5 x 11 or smaller $10.00
  14" wide $20.00
  16" wide $30.00
  24" wide $40.00
  26" wide $60.00
  42" wide $80.00

Microfilm

Shipping and handling charges may be applied

Per roll $100.00