Fees for USC Users and Alumni

Services & pricing

Reproduction Fees* Price List
PDF file, low-resolution/grayscale (300 dpi, per page)  $0.35
PDF file, high-resolution (600 dpi, per page) $0.70
High-resolution digital file (per image) (through the USC Digital Library) $100.00
Audio & Video files - reformatting to CD/DVD - in-house duplication fee (per item) $25.00
Audio, Film, Video and Music files in Cinematic Arts Library - off campus vendor duplication fee (per item) Vendor fee plus $50 transportation fee
Rush fee for photo orders (Cinematic Arts Library images) $80.00

* Reproduction of some material in the Cinematic Arts Library requires prior written permission from the copyright holder 

Delivery: within 2-4 weeks, from the date that an order is placed. 


Images are not to be used in any manner without the expressed written permission from USC. All images are licensed under the terms and conditions as specified in the License Agreement.

Subject to one time use only. Any subsequent or different uses must be applied for and are subject to additional use fees.

Fees charged are based on the type of production. Requests that include rights for print publication plus e-book/e-publication will be charged the higher of the two license fees.

Publication or distribution of USC Libraries' collection materials requires a license agreement and license fees. Licenses are purchased through the Digital Library's online store. Contact cisadmin@dots.usc.edu for any questions.  

** USC Libraries reserves the right to increase license fees for extraordinary circumstances

Tax: California residents add 9.00 % sales tax

All prices are subject to change without notice