HOW TO ORDER
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Instructions for ordering reproductions
Services Requiring Additional Charges
ADDITIONAL CHARGES apply to handling items such as daguerreotypes, encapsulated material, bound material requiring slipsheeting to prevent bleed-through of text, etc. masking to delete portions, grouping separate materials for one exposure, handling material which cannot be brought to the photographic lab. Fees are based on time needed to perform the task.
Reproduction from stereos will be photographed as double images unless a cropping fee is paid.
Cropping: For negatives, add 50% of the negative price.
A $14.00 PROCESSING AND RESEARCH FEE will be charged for negatives prepared from each reel of microfilm.
A $22.00 HANDLING FEE will be added to your order if
the original material is deemed to be rare and can only be handled
Photographic Section for an extremely short period of time.
Orders for negatives made from an existing negative must include the price of an 8" ×10" print.
SHIPPING AND HANDLING RATES
|United States||Outside the U.S.|
|Up to $40.00||$12.00||$23.00|
|$40.01 - $100.00||$17.00||$33.00|
|$101.01 - $200.00||$22.00||$45.00|
|$200.01 - $300.00||$29.00||$58.00|
|Over $300.00||10% of the value of the order||20% of the value of the order|
Most packages are shipped by FedEx 2-day service unless otherwise specified by customer. There is a $3.00 handling fee for pick-ups by customers.
All orders shipped within the US, Canada, and Mexico are subject to the following order and processing, packaging and shipping fees.
Shipping and handling charges for all other orders will be computed total dollar amount. All orders are packed by hand to ensure that they reach you in the best possible condition.
Orders requiring several different types of products (e.g., both black-and-white prints and color transparencies) will be divided into separate shipments to expedite processing.
Most orders are delivered to your door anywhere in the United States in 6-8 business weeks. If you have not received your product within 8 business weeks, please contact us at email@example.com.
Payment can be made by cash, check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover), or money order drawn on a U.S. bank. International money orders and UNESCO coupons are also accepted.
A formal purchase order will be accepted from domestic institutions and government organizations only. A $5.00 billing fee will be added to the cost of the order.
Checks and money orders must be drawn on a U.S. bank and made payable to Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service.
Customers paying by credit card or who have a deposit account with the Photoduplication Service may order by fax at 202-707-1771 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many regular patrons prefer to establish deposit accounts with the Photoduplication Service. Deposit accounts require an initial $250.00 deposit. Rates and conditions of the Service's general price schedule apply. Separate minimum charges (plus mailing fees, unless otherwise indicated) apply to each type reproduction.
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( October 21, 2008 )