Benson Latin American Collection Duplication Fees

All requests are subject to copyright restrictions and approval by Benson staff; note that we cannot digitize entire collections on demand. If you intend to publish an image from a Benson holding, you must also obtain permission to publish. 

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Fees (All orders are subject to an additional $12 handling fee)

Low-resolution images or printouts (up to 500 in a 6-month period)
Only available for items smaller than 11x17".

  • Per page - $.45
  • Preservation fee*

High resolution JPG or TIFF image (up to 25 in a 6-month period)

  • Per image - $18
  • Per image for oversized (larger than 11 x 17”) materials - $40
  • Preservation fee*

Audio/Visual and Photography (up to 25 in a 6-month period)
Includes audio or video tapes; negatives and transparencies; slides; photographic reproductions of very large or fragile materials; etc.

  • Price as quoted
  • Preservation fee per item*


  • Processing charge per reel from existing master - price as quoted
  • Preservation fee per item*

Note: There is a minimum processing charge of $150 on microfilm duplication or digitization requests.

Preservation Fee

  • UT Austin faculty, staff, departments, students - $10
  • Non-profit (state agencies, UT System other than UT Austin, independent researchers) - $25
  • Commercial firms: $50

Sales tax of 8.25% will be charged on all orders delivered to individuals and businesses in Texas.
Any items not listed above will be priced according to the cost of duplication. Shipping fees will be assessed for microfilms and printouts.
Prices are subject to change.