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Fee Schedule


Effective September 12, 2017

PREPAYMENT is required from all patrons.

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT: South Dakota State Historical Society members receive a 10% discount on State Archives fees, except for interlibrary loans, certification, microfilm services, digital camera usage, and survey notes and plats. Members receive a $5.00 discount on visual scan fees.

FOREIGN PATRONS must send their fees in United States dollars (international money order preferred). We accept Mastercard, Visa, and Discover. State and local sales tax (6%) is included on all items other than "Photocopies" and "Photographic Use Fees."

The South Dakota State Historical Society reserves the right to refuse requests for digitization, photocopying and microfilming if, in the opinion of the State Archivist, the act would produce an undue burden on staff, or would result in in appropriate use and/or dissemination of State Archives collections.
 
Research Services

$15.00 - Search of a single record group
(One individual in one newspaper, book, state census, naturalization, etc.)

$25.00 per hour - Search of multiple records and photographs

Services not listed in this section are $30.00 per hour plus costs

Research fees include a maximum of 10 photocopies or 2 microfilm copies

Photo Use Fees

Image Use Form
(one time use charged per image/ effective December 3, 2012)

Use fees are charged in addition to scan/reproduction fees

Private use, public lectures, classroom instruction, or research
No use fees

South Dakota State Historical Society members:
No use fees up to 10 images per project
Become a SDSHS Member

Not-For-Profit Fees*:
In-state: no fee; Out-of-state $10.00

For-Profit Fees:
In-state:$10; Out-of-state: $25
International: $30

South Dakota State, local, and tribal agencies: No fee

Non-South Dakota Government Agency: $10

*Not-for-profit Organizations must provide the SDSHS with proof of not-for-profit status.

The SDSHS charges use fees to support the preservation and maintenance of its collections.

Use fees are to be paid at the time of purchase and are non-refundable.

Revised editions and multiple languages constitute a reuse and must be applied for in writing

The SDSHS reserves the right to refuse to grant use permission and/or provide reproductions to anyone who has not complied with our policies.

The SDSHS reserves the right to waive use fees, on an individual basis, at the discretion of either the Society Director or program officer. Such waiver of fees can be made only upon approval of written application.

 

Special Projects Unit

Paper reproduction from a reader/printer, $1.00 per exposure

Microfilm diazo reproduction, $40 per roll
Jacketed fiche reproduced from a reel, $1.50 a jacket
Microfilm production, 16mm - $85; 35mm - $110

Microfilm/Microfiche scanning, 16mm:
Greyscale TIFF/JPG .10 cents; pdf/crop/split pages .10 cents; bookmarking/indexing .20 cents; OCR .20 cents per image;
disk $1.00
Bitonal TIFF/JPG .10 cents; pdf/crop/split pages .10 cents; bookmarking/indexing .20 cents; OCR .20 cents per image;
disk $1.00
Original customer orders include silver and diazo

Microfilm scanning, 35mm:
Greyscale TIFF/JPG .10 cents; pdf/crop/split pages .10 cents; bookmarking/indexing .20 cents; OCR .20 cents per image;
disk $1.00
Bitonal TIFF/JPG .10 cents; pdf/crop/split pages .10 cents; bookmarking/indexing .20 cents; OCR .20 cents per image;
disk $1.00
Original customer orders include silver and diazo

Customer service reproduction of silver copy of microfilm $45 a reel
Services not listed in this section, $20 per hour plus costs

 

InterLibrary Loan

 

No ILL of State Archives Library books; collections; state census microfilm; naturalization microfilm; or microfilm that did not originate from the State Archives.

InterLibrary Loan Services: (Microfilm Only)

Interlibrary loan of microfilm, $10.00 per reel with a maximum of 4 reels per request. Prepayment by check, money order, or credit card required.

Replacement cost for lost microfilm actual cost, with a minimum charge of $50.00 a reel.

Billing by e-mail invoice to college and university libraries with prior permission only.

A 30-day microfilm ILL extension can be granted, if the State Archives is notified prior to the due date by phone or email.

Interlibrary loan late fee charged after five weeks of receipt, $10.00 per reel

 

Scans

$15.00 - per scan
(Up to 600 dpi saved as either .tif or .jpg files)

$10.00 per scan
South Dakota State
Historical Society members,
South Dakota state, local, tribal government agencies and
South Dakota not-for-profits.
Become a SDSHS Member

$15.00- per day
Digital Camera Use for text only in Research Room

Additional use fees may also apply, please consult the Photo Use Fees tab above and/or Image Use Form

K-12 and post-secondary students researching at the Cultural Heritage Center receive a 50% discount on scans.

Photocopies

$.25 cents per exposure for letter or legal
$.50 cents per 11x17 exposure
$1.00 microfilm reader/printer copy
$5.00 black and white, larger than 11x17
$10.00 color, larger than 11x17

$15.00 per day digital camera use for text only

Survey Notes, $.50 per page
Survey Plats, $3.00 per plat

Visiting K-12 and postsecondary students researching at the Archives receive a 50% discount on photocopy fees

 

Electronic Delivery

Delivery by fax, $2 per page

Delivery by email, $2 per page

Certification

$10.00 per record certified.


 


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