Effective August 27, 2010 the MercSource Price List has changed. Please read it carefully and feel free to contact us if there are any questions or concerns.

The St. Louis Mercantile Library responds to all requests. However, due to current staff restrictions, the following limits on the level of service have been put in place.

Service

Non-Member

Member

 

Research and copying Per hour, charged in ¼ hour increments

$66.00

$55.00

 

Xerographic copies, ea. letter and legal /11x17

$0.35/0.45

$0.20/0.35

 

Xerographic copies, ea. from microforms

$0.70

$0.35

 

Fax, local/long dist. per page

$1.40/2.20

$1.40/2.20

 

Scanned images, each MS-DOS/Windows only for review and placement only

$12.00

$10.00

 

PAYMENT

Photographic Reproduction and License Fees

For use in print, film, video, computer and other productions

Prices are per image for production use. The basic fee per image includes:

Please note:

Editorial Use

Uses in which the image appears only once in the main body of a single production in one medium only, with a non-advertising, non-promotional, non-fund-raising focus or purpose (e. g. a book, article, informational brochure or pamphlet, motion picture, television program, video, CD-ROM or computer product, or World Wide Web page), produced in one language and one edition only, under one title only, and distributed or broadcast only in North America (United States, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean islands). If a print or computer media product, for 10,000 copies or less. Apply to other rights. Use in a poster, postcard, calendar, publication cover, product cover or container, dust jacket or book-end-papers at Non-Editorial Advertising/Promotional Use fees (see below).

Basic Fees

Non-Member

Member

 

Delivery Medium




Black and White print

$55.00

$40.00

 

Color Print or Transparency

$55.00

$40.00

 

Scan (300-600 dpi)

$55.00

$40.00

 

Reuse/Re-license of image

$35.00

$25.00

 

Other Fees In addition to the basic fees listed above

Basic Fees

Non-Member

Member

 

Produce 10,001-25,000 copies

$35.00

$25.00

 

More than 25,000 copies

$70.00

$55.00

 

Additional language or edition

$35.00

$25.00

 

Multiple appearances in film, TV, video or computer media

$25.00

$20.00

 

Additional distribution per continent

$35.00

$25.00

 

Worldwide distribution outside North America

$110.00

$90.00

 

Non-editorial, Advertising or Promotional Use

Uses in which the image appears only once in the main body of a single production produced in one medium only; appears on a publication cover, dust jacket or on book end-papers; appears in postcards, posters, calendars or similar unbound material; and/or which has an advertising, promotional or fund-raising focus or purpose (including promotional books, magazine articles and special advertisin sections; annual reports; advertising or promotional brochures or pamphlets; promotional brochures or pamphlets; promotional motion pictures, videos and television programs including ‘infomercials’; CD-ROMs, computer products, or World Wide Web pages with advertising, promotional or fund-raising purpose) produced in one language and one edition only, under one title only, and distributed or broadcast only in North America (United States, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean islands). If a print or computer media product, for 10,000 copies or less. Additional fees apply to other rights.

Basic Fees

Non-Member

Member

 

Delivery medium




Black-and-White Print

$140.00

$115.00

 

Color print or transparency

$140.00

$115.00

 

Scan (300-600 dpi)

$150.00

$115.00

 

Reuse/Re-license of image previously licensed.

$110.00

$100.00

 

Other Fees In addition to the basic fees listed above


Non-Member

Member

 

Produce 10,001-25,000 copies

$70.00

$45.00

 

More than 25,000 copies

$135.00

$110.00

 

Additional language or edition

$70.00

$55.00

 

Multiple appearances in film, TV, video or computer media

$45.00

$35.00

 

Additional distribution per continent

$70.00

$45.00

 

Worldwide distribution outside North America

$275.00

$250.00

 

All Media campaign per continent

$550.00

$440.00

 

All-media campaign Worldwide distribution outside North America

$1,100.00

$1,000.00

 

PDF available of MercSource Price List
MercSource Price List (.pdf)