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Oregon Library Laws - Administrative Rules - State Library: Fees
Oregon Administrative Rules
Chapter 543 - Oregon State Library
Copying Charges
The State Library Board authorizes the State Library to charge current rates for the following types of copying. The fee schedule will be available to the public in a State Library policy.
(1) Photocopies from print publications. Copy cards are available.
(2) Photocopies from microfilm.
(3) Copies of machine readable files for the cost of a diskette purchased from the library.
(4) Copies of photographs using a library approved vendor.
(5) Print-outs from electronic resources.
Copying charges for state employees and officials on state business are covered by its agency assessments. Fees based on current rates may be charged for copying beyond reasonable levels.
Charge for Publications Issued by the Oregon State Library
(1) A charge to recover production costs for publications of the State Library may be made to:
(a) Commercial firms;
(b) Individuals, in-state and out-of-state;
(c) Libraries outside Oregon except those with which the State Library has a reciprocal arrangement;
(d) Out-of-state associations and organizations.
(2) No charge will be made for first copies of publications requested by:
(a) Librarians and library trustees in Oregon;
(b) State and provincial libraries.
Charge for Library Mailing Labels
(1) A charge to recover production costs for labels that are a by-product of the Oregon State Library's maintainance of directories of Oregon libraries will be made to individuals, commercial firms, profit, and not-for-profit organizations when the use of the labels will be for profit-making ventures, or political purposes.
(2) Library, literary, cultural, and education-related not-for-profit organizations in Oregon shall not be charged for labels when proposing to mail information about events, conferences, workshops, or information products to libraries.
Charge for Database Search Costs
A charge, to be determined by the State Librarian, for recovery of database search costs may be made, billable by the State Library Business Office. Charges will be established on a per search basis, contingent on the cost of the database being queried.