Digitization Lab and Services

Digitization Lab and Services Policy

Please review the “Digitization Lab and Services Policy Document” for information regarding service policies, guidelines, and copyright.   All orders must be paid for before materials are released to the Client. Checks can be made out to the BCHS. We also accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover. Contact information is below.

 

Standard Digitization Services Rate per photograph/item

Photographs and negatives (original size, 600 dpi TIFF or 300 dpi JPEG)

1-20 photographs
20-50 photographs
50 + photographs

 

$3.00 ea.
$2.00 ea.
$1.50 ea.

Documents (original size, 600 dpi TIFF or 300 dpi JPEG)

Up to 12” x 17”

1-20 items
20-50 items
50 + items

Larger than 12” x 17”

1-20 items
20-50 items
50 + items

 

 

$3.00 ea.
$2.00 ea.
$1.50 ea.

 

$6.00 ea.
$5.00 ea.
$3.00 ea.

Bound Manuscripts (original size, 600 dpi TIFF or 300 dpi JPEG)

Includes scrapbooks, photo albums, journals, cookbooks, etc.

 

$15.00 set up fee
$0.25/page

 

Additional Services Rate
External digital storage (Delivery of digital files through new BCHS provided flash drive) $5.00
Consultations

30-minute in-person project consultation – Client would meet with a library staff member to discuss the digitization project, standards, and expectations.

30-minute preservation consultation – Client meets with library staff member in person to review the item(s) and offer personalized suggestions to improve housing or preservation concerns.

All consultations would happen in the Research Library. The client would not need to purchase an entrance ticket.

 

$30.00

 

$30.00

 

Additional file types (Providing 600 dpi TIFFs and 300 dpi JPEGs) $15.00 flat fee per project
Custom file naming schema (all files will be named based on client’s specific naming standards) $25.00 flat fee per project

Ordering

To schedule your digitization order or consultations, please contact:

Emma Falcon, Collections Assistant, Image & Research Services
Mercer Museum & Library and Fonthill Castle
84 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
collservices@mercermuseum.org
215-345-0210 ext. 117

ROLLO'S FACTS

Henry Mercer was 51 when he began building the first of his three concrete structures, his home Fonthill, 1908-1910.
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