Price list for copying at the Royal Danish Library

Requesting photocopies in REX:

PDF copies of articles from current printed scientific journals under the Copydan agreement (max. 35 pp):
  • Free of charge: UCPH/RUC students, UCPH/RUC employees, private users, public and research libraries including medical libraries in Denmark. Please note that UCPH/RUC students and private users without valid mail will receive paper copies against payment.
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Company and institutional libraries, employees with firms and institutions
PDF copies of journals printed before 1918 (max. 35 pp):
  • Free of charge: UCPH/RUC students, UCPH/RUC employees, private users, public and research libraries including medical special libraries in Denmark. Please note that UCPH/RUC students and private users without valid mail will receive paper copies against payment.
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Company and institutional libraries, employees with firms and institutions
PDF copies of books published before 1918:
  • Free of charge: UCPH employees – does not apply to material from the collections of The National Library
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Everybody else
Paper copies from electronic resources:
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Order them through the online form in the catalogue REX in “Can’t find what you’re looking for?” We send them as paper copies.
Paper copies from printed books:
  • Free of charge: UCPH employees – we send them as paper copies. However, this does not apply to material from the collections of The National Library
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Everybody else – we send them as paper copies.
Link to PDF file of Danish books printed 1701-1918 (DOD):
  • For free of charge. Read more about the offer.
Image files (JPEG, TIFF, etc.):
Other copy / PDF services:
  • Copies from microfilm: DKK 6.00 per page
  • Copies from microfiche: DKK 6.00 per page
  • Delivery of copies from microfilm and microfiches from abroad (applies to libraries only): DKK 150.00 per commenced 10 copies
  • Colour print A4: DKK 5.00 per page
  • Colour print A3: DKK 10.00 per page
  • Black/white print A3: DKK 6.00 per page
  • PDF files A4: DKK 3.00 per page + storage medium, if required
  • PDF files A3: DKK 6.00 per page + storage medium, if required

Please note on delivery and payment:

Delivery:

Please note that forwarding depends on PostNord’s delivery service. The Royal Danish Library cannot vouch for time of delivery, but in case we have entered an amount for a delivery of copies in “My library card” the copies have been forwarded.

Payment:

You can see and pay the amount when you have logged on REX. Place the cursor on your name, choose “My library card”, and then “Pay fine”.

For private users:

If you do not pay the amount, you will receive two reminders before we forward an invoice for the amount.

For institutions, firms and medical libraries:

We forward quarterly invoices for amounts above DKK 50.00

Delivery of copies abroad (applies to libraries only):
  • Order through OCLC:
    • US$12 IFM per copy

  • Order through OCLC or fjernlaan.kbh@kb.dk:
    • 1 whole IFLA Voucher (Euro 8.00) per copy

  • We do not charge payment from libraries that deliver to us for free
  • DKK 100.00 per commenced 10 pages (applies to both physical copies and PDF copies)
 

Special Material from the National Library

Orders for manuscripts (not published private material) from the Special Collections and other especially vulnerable/valuable materials from the other collections of the National Library, or according to the assessment of the collection/library:

  • PDF: DKK 15.00 per page with a minimum charge of DKK 250.00 per order, to the maximum of DKK 5,000.00 per volume
  • See price for high-resolution files

When you buy a copy from Royal Danish Library’s collections, the library reserves the right to subsequently make the digital copy fully accessible for all other users at our homepage www.kb.dk


Delivery to private users abroad of unique material from The National Library only against prepayment:

The patrons own copying or scanning:

Your own copying and print (does not apply to special material in The Special Collections Reading Room (West):
  • The Diamond and Copenhagen University Library (copy or print): DKK 0.55 per page (applies to both black/white and colour)
  • KUB Frederiksberg, read more here (in Danish)
Scan to mail produced by the patron (does not apply to special material in The Special Collections Reading Room (West)
  • Free of charge