Order a copy - individuals

State Library provides a service for ordering copies of material in our collections and from the collections of other libraries. 

You can also download many out of copyright digitised collections for free via the online tab in the One Search record.

State Library provides a service for you to order photocopies or scans from books, magazines and journals in the collection, according to requirements in the Copyright Act 1968

How to order

Complete the order form to request a copy.

Prices

Service

Core (processed within 4 working days)

Rush (processed within 24 hours)

Express (processed within 2 hours)

Copy

Up to 50 pages

$16.50

$33.00

$49.50

Additional 50 pages or part thereof

$4.00

$4.00

$4.00

Payment

Payment is required once the item has arrived.  State Library staff will contact you to confirm the price and arrange payment.

State Library provides a service for you to order high resolution digital files or prints ot items in the collection, according to requirements in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth.)

You can also download many out of copyright digitised collections for free via the online tab in the One Search record.  

How to order

Complete the order form to request a copy

Prices

Service

Size

Copies from

Online images or photographs from the copy/print collection

 

 

Copies from

Microfilm or microfiche

Copies from

Newspaper, book, maps, posters, artworks, original materials

 

Delivery 

Collect from State Library of Queensland

Delivery

Post

Scan

(JPEG or TIFF)

 

minimum 400ppi $21.00 $30.00 $40.00

$2.20 (cost of CD)

$5.00 (cost of USB)

$7.50 (included cost of CD

$10.00 (includes cost of USB)

Print

(matte or semi-gloss)

A4

(210 x 297mm)

$20.00 $49.00 $61.00  n/a  See delivery costs
 

A3

(297 x 420mm)

$28.00 $55.00 $73.00 n/a See delivery costs
 

A2

(420 x 594mm)

$42.00 $69.00 $82.00 n/a See delivery costs
 

A2 +

(594mm +)

POA POA POA n/a See delivery costs

For formats not listed above please contact library staff to arrange a quote.

Delivery costs 

Format

Quantity Price

CD

1

$7.50 (includes cost of CD)

USB

1 $10.00 (includes cost of USB)

A4 prints

up to 4 $5.50

A3 prints

up to 4 $7.20

A2 prints

1 to 2 $7.10

A2 prints

3 to 4 $10.90

Poster

up to 4 $13.70

Express post

up to 500 grams $9.20

Express post

over 500 grams POA

International

n/a

POA

 

State Library provides a service for you to order copies of audiovisual items in its collection, according to requirements in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth.)

You can also download and listen to a number of audio and digital files for free via the online tab in the One Search record.

How to order

Orders for audio visual files should be made via the Order Form.  

Prices

Format

Media device

File type

Pricing

Delivery

Collect

Post

Digital Audio file

Audio-CD (CD player  & computer)

CDDA

$26 per CD

Free

$7.50    (includes cost of CD)

CD-R /DVD-R (data files played on computer only)

WAV (uncompressed PCM) or MP3 (compressed)

$20 for first file and $5 per additional file + $2.20 (per CD)

Free

$7.50    (includes cost of CD)

USB memory stick drive

WAV (uncompressed PCM) or MP3 (compressed)

$20 for first file and $5 per additional file + $5 (per USB stick)

Free

$10.00    (includes cost of USB)

Email (Digital Pigeon)

WAV (uncompressed  PCM) or MP3 (compressed)

$20 for first file and $5 per additional file

N/A

N/A

 

Digital Video file

DVD-Video

VOB

$30 per DVD

Free

$7.50    (includes cost of CD)

DVD-R (data files)

MP4

$25 for first file and $10 per additional file + $2.20 (per DVD)

Free

$7.50    (includes cost of CD)

USB memory stick drive

MP4

$25 for first file and $10 per additional file +$5 (per USB stick)

Free

$10.00    (includes cost of USB)

Email (Digital Pigeon)

MP4

$25 for first file and $10 per additional file

Free

N/A

For a higher quality copy or format not listed above, please contact library staff to arrange a quote.

Standard delivery time is 20 working days.

Payment

Please note that payment in Australian dollars is required at the time of ordering.  All prices include GST.
Payment can be made by providing credit card details, by cheque or in person at The Library Shop.

Definitions

Audio Visual

CD-R (650 MB)

An optical disc storage format or carrier used to save digital files - usually audio

DVD R

An optical disc storage format or carrier used to save digital files - usually video or large amount of audio

Audio Formats

CDDA (for Audio-CD)

Compact Disc Digital Audio is an audio compact disc playable on both CD players and computers with CD drives.

WAV

WAV provided by SLQ is an uncompressed PCM audio format and used as a preservation format. Can be 16 bit or 24 bit, 48KHz or 96KHz; or 16 bit, 44.1 KHz for Audio-CD source)

MP3

MP3 is a lossy compressed audio coding format - SLQ uses MP3 as a derivative access audio format

Video Formats

DVD- Video

DVD-Video is a digital video disc playable on both DVD players and computers with DVD drives. DVD-Video has structured  directories and files for the H.262/MPEG2-Part 2 compression video and audio.

 

MP4

MP4 is a multimedia container format. SLQ uses MP4 for containing derivative access video files

Delivery

USB

Flash memory storage device with a USB interface

 

Email (Digital Pigeon)

Online service delivery of files - requiring email address to access and download files

 

State Library provides a service for ordering copies of collections from other Australian or international libraries.

How to order

Complete the order form to request a copy.

Prices

From Australian libraries

                                                             Service

 

Core (processed within 4 working days) Rush (processed within 24 hours) Express (processed within 2 hours)
Copy - up to 50 pages       $16.50      $33.00      $49.50
         -  Additional 50 pages or part thereof       $  4.00      $  4.00      $  4.00

From international libraries

Service

Price

Copy

$25.00

Delivery times are not guaranteed.  Prices may be higher depending on associated shipping charges or fees.  You will be notified prior to supply if the price exceeds the standard service price.

Payment

Payment is required once the item has arrived.  State Library staff will contact you to confirm the price and arrange payment.

Access Services

Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

t:  +61 7 3840 7850

f:  +61 7 3840 7795

e: ill@slq.qld.gov.au

p:  Document Supply, Access Services

      State Library of Queensland

      PO Box 3488

      SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101