|Reproduction Orders and Permissions|
Unless the condition of the document, or other restrictions apply, the Library may provide reference copies of material from printed, manuscript and photograph collections, and from the Museum's collection of maps and technical drawings. There may be restrictions as to the number of items which can be reproduced at one time.
Further reproduction of any material from the California State Railroad Museum collections requires the advance written permission of the Museum's Director of Collections.
Below is a list of the most frequently used California State Railroad Museum Library reproduction request forms and order instructions. Follow the link to the instructions or the form. Each form was designed to be printed from your local system. Complete the appropriate form and return it to the Library.
Small/Large Document Reproduction Orders
Order copies from books, magazines and manuscript collections, as well as maps and drawings. For instructions and guidelines for reproduction orders, see below.
Photographic Reproduction Orders
Order black and white prints, color prints, scans, videocassettes, electronic and other audio-visual formats. For instructions and guidelines for reproduction orders, see below.
Please complete the appropriate Library reproduction request form. Most orders will be placed during your visit to the Library. Web forms may be printed from your system, completed and mailed to the Library.
There are limits to the number of items which can be reproduced from a single order. These are:
Most oversize documents copy as black-line on white paper. Documents in excess of 36 inches wide or fragile originals may have to be copied photographically. Fees for those services will be determined on an item-by-item basis.
Prepayment is required. Please make checks payable to "CSRM Foundation." Should restrictions apply or corrections to your payment be necessary, the Library staff will notify you prior to processing your order.
Please allow at least three weeks for the completion and shipment of your order. The Library cannot fill "rush" orders.
In making copies of published materials, the California State Railroad Museum does not thereby grant permission to reproduce or quote for publication. The applicant assumes full responsibility for any infringement of copyright or publication rights belonging to the author, his heirs, or assigns.
Permission to publish manuscript materials from the California State Railroad Museum collection or to reproduce their contents in any form requires advance written approval from both the owner of the copyright and the Director of Collections of the California State Railroad Museum. Credit to the California State Railroad Museum Library, and if applicable, to the separate collection from which the manuscript materials were selected, is appreciated. See Application for Permission to Reproduce Pictorial or Documentary Materials form.
Permission to utilize reproductions of materials in the California State Railroad Museum's collections for other than reference purposes requires written approval from the Director of Collections of the California State Railroad Museum, and, if applicable, the copyright owner. Permission must be secured in advance of any publication, commercial display, or other non-reference use. See Application for Permission to Reproduce Pictorial or Documentary Materials form. A per-image use fee may be charged in addition to the cost of a reference print.
The applicant assumes full responsibility for any infringement of copyright, or publication rights belonging to the author, his successors, heirs, or assigns.
Notice: Warning Concerning Copyright Restrictions
Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement.
This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.
Small Document Reproduction Fees
Large Document Reproduction Fees
Documents which cannot be reproduced in-house are sent to a local vendor for digital reproduction.
Digital files to CD (no paper copies):
For costs of reproductions of Lima Locomotive Works drawing indexes, please inquire.
Black and White Photographic Fees
Federal Express or other courier services are available at the patron's expense.
For shipment of orders to addresses outside of the United States, please inquire.