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Information about obtaining copies of items in the collection, either on-site, or through the Photoduplication Service
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Copying on-site at the Library of Congress

Photocopying is available in most, but not all, reading rooms, and there may be restrictions. If you know in advance which reading room you will be using, check the ir individual home page for more information.

In general:

  • You must purchase a card from a vending machine which only takes $1 bills. You will receive a card with a $.60 initially. You may then add value to the card up to $22.00.
  • Photocopies are $.20 a page, except copies on the microfilm reader-printers, which are $.25 per page.
  • If you require a receipt for photocopying, you must obtain your photocopying card from the the Photoduplication Service Walk-Up Counter (Room 120, Adams Building), Monday - Friday (except Federal holidays), from 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Ordering photocopies and other reproductions off-site

Contact the Photoduplication Service of the Library of Congress.

Price lists for specific types of reproductions:

The Library of Congress >> Researchers >> Reproduction Service
August 18, 2008
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