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Oregon State University Libraries
Digital Library Production Services
Digital Production Unit Prices

Contact: Michael Boock (541-737-9155; michael.boock@oregonstate.edu)

SUMMARY OF DIGITIZATION & METADATA CREATION PRICES*

All rates are negotiable. The libraries may digitize resources that meet its collection development criteria for free.

Rates

Materials Prep

 

 

 

Physical Prep for Bound Journals (includes debinding if necessary)

$6.00

 

Physical Prep for Bound Theses (includes debinding if necessary)

$2.50

 

Rebinding

$10.00

 

Other Physical Prep

$10.00/hr.

 

 

 

Digital Scanning - In-House

 

 

    Sheetfed Scanner

 

 

  

Per Page Image (Bitonal)

$0.06

 

Per Page Image (Greyscale)

$0.10

 

Per Page Image (Color)

$0.15

   BookEye Scanner

 

 

 

Per Page Image (Bitonal)

$0.12

 

Per Page Image (Greyscale)

$0.20

 

Per Page Image (Color)

$0.30

 

 

 

 

Maps

$0.01/sq. in.

Vendor Outsourced Digitization

 

 

 

These items will be digitized and billed on a cost recovery basis times 1.3% to internal customers

 

Photographic Preservation and Digitization

 

 

 

Color Flatbed Scanning

 

 

Regular per image

$5.00

 

Complex per image (Imaging requiring repair, treatment, color correction, etc.)

$8.00

 

Oversized per image (Greater than 8.5 x 11 (e.g. maps))

$12.00

OCR

 

 

 

OCR Conversion Cost (per page)

$0.03

PDF Conversion

 

 

 

Batch Conversion Setup Cost

$6.00

 

Conversion Cost (per page)

$0.10

 

 

 

CD with copies of digital files

 

$5.00

 

 

 

Metadata Creation (includes submission to SA)

 

 

 

Per Item (Basic - metadata transcription only)

$3.75

 

Per Item (Basic - author, title, keywords, date, publisher, citation)

$10.05

 

Per Item (Advanced - geocoding)

$18.25

 

Per Item (Advanced - Library of Congress Subject Headings or equivalent subject thesaurus)

$25.45

*These prices apply for standard digitization work. There may be additional costs depending on the type and condition of materials to be digitized. If you are interested in having the Libraries host the digitized resource on a server and/or having it cataloged, additional costs would apply.

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