We supply digital images as Jpegs for research or personal use. Please be aware that in the interests of preservation, we may not be able to digitise an item if it is in a fragile condition.
You may copy text and images from our web pages for research or personal use only, please see Terms and Conditions.
All prices exlude VAT
Fees for a single digital image for research or personal use
If the image already exists £2.50 per image
If the image does not already exist £5.00 per image
To order a digital image for research or personal use, please read and complete the application for images (PDF). Please note that the form is not automated but we do accept scanned and emailed copies along with postal copies.
Whole volume scanning and large items
£25.00 per hour
Whole volumes and items larger than A2 (such as maps or plans) are charged at £25.00 per hour as they generally require specialist handling and digital retouching. Please be aware that in the interests of preservation, we may not be able to digitise an item if it is in a fragile condition. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Audio files are charged at £20.00 per file saved to disc
£2.50 per CD
£5.00 per DVD
Prints from the George Washington Wilson & Aberdeen Harbour Board Photographic Collections
If you wish to purchase just prints for personal purposes (e.g. as a gift) from the George Washington Wilson Collection or the Aberdeen Harbour Collection, please see details on how to order and the price guide here.
Copyright in the prints rests with University of Aberdeen (University of Aberdeen/Aberdeen Harbour Board) and permission to reproduce a digital image in any form must be obtained. A fee is charged, see section below: Requesting an Image for Publication.
Requesting an Image for Publication
you wish to reproduce an image in electronic or any other form,
including those listed below, you must obtain the
written permission of the University of Aberdeen in advance. The fees are listed below. Please see our fullTerms
in any form of hard copy (including book, periodical, partwork,
in television, film or video
in any electronic form of an image, whether modified or not
of an image in any networked or public site, or in any "virtual
library" (but you may incorporate the URL for an image, though
not the image itself, in your personal hypertext)
display in any form of electronic or hard copy (except for a single
copy for use in a lecture or seminar)
production of multiple copies by any means for use in any teaching
£70.00 per image
Fee may be reduced for educational and charitable organisations and low print runs. Permission fees do not include the cost of the digital image, see table below.
Fees for digital images for publication (supplied as Tiffs)
If the image exists £6.00 per image
If the image does not exist £12.00 per image
To order an image for publication in any form, please use the requesting an image for publication (PDF). Please note that the form is not automated but we do accept scanned and emailed copies along with postal copies.
Internet Use (images supplied as 72 dpi Jpegs)
Commercial use £25.00 up to 2 years £50.00 up to 5 years £100.00 for over 5 years
Non-Commercial use £12.50 up to 2 years £25.00 up to 5 years £50.00 over 5 years