Order a copy

State Library offers a range of copying services for individuals and libraries. Copies of articles in journals, chapters from books in the collection, copies of content held in other libraries and high resolution digital files and print reproductions of some material are all available.

For 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 (Cth.)

 

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 at the library.  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.

 

Service level

Service level

Timeframe Price

Standard

 10 working days

  As above

Rush

   3 working days   Double to price (excluding postage)

 

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 - Digital audio file

Media device

File type

Pricing

Collect

Post

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

Format - Digital video file 

Media device

File type

Pricing

Collect

Post

 

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 see the contact us information below and arrange a quote.

Standard delivery time is 20 working days.

 

Payment

State Library staff will contact you to confirm the price and arrange payment.
 

 

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.

For libraries

State Library of Queensland provides a service for Australian or international libraries to order copies from our collections in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968.

Complete the order form to request a copy.

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.

State Library staff will contact you to confirm the price and arrange payment, if required.

How Australian and international libraries can borrow and copy items from State Library's collections.

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Contact us

Access Services

Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Phone
+61 7 3840 7850
Fax
+61 7 3840 7795
Email
ill@slq.qld.gov.au
Postal address
Document Supply, Access Services
State Library of Queensland
PO Box 3488
SOUTH BRISBANE QLD 4101