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Fines and Fees

Fines for Damaged and Lost Materials

Damaged and Repairable Materials and Equipment
Item Fee
Damaged Print Materials $50 (repairs);
$65 (repairs and rebinding)
Damaged Repairable Equipment $40 plus cost of repair

 

Replacement of Lost Materials and Equipment
Item Fee
Binding $15
Books and Instructional Materials $150;
$165 (with rebinding)
Books and Instructional Materials
(valued over $165)
Cost recovery + $25 (processing)
Carrel/Locker Key $50
Equipment $40 plus cost of replacement
Government Documents $50
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Item $125 and up
Juvenile Books $65
Kits Bags $10
Kits or Pieces of Kits Market replacement value
Library Card (not Penn State faculty, staff, or student) $5
Map $50
Map Tube $10
Media (Video/CD/DVD/16 mm Film) $25 plus cost of replacement
Microfiche $25 plus cost of replacement
Microfilm $125/reel
Missing Part $25 plus cost of replacement
Out of Print Item $25 plus reproduction cost plus $15 rebinding fee (if applicable)
Paper Copy of PSU Dissertations, Master’s, and Scholar’s Thesis $65
Periodical Issue (Unbound) $25 plus cost of replacement
Periodical Volume (Bound) $65 plus cost of replacement
Public Performance Rights Associate with Lost Media or Video Cost of replacement
Score $75

 

Overdue Fines

Overdue Media and Equipment
Item Fee
Audio, DVD, Film, Video $1/day ($30 max. fine*)
Equipment (i.e. laptops, calculators, flash drives, etc.)

$1/hour ($100 max. fee)

$3/day ($15 max. fee)

$25/day

 

Overdue Print Materials
Item Fee
Daily Overdue Fines University Libraries does not charge a daily overdue fine, with the exception of the following:
Recall $3/day ($30 max. fine*)
Reserve Materials - 2-hour/overnight loan $1/hour ($100 max. fine*)
Reserve Materials - 3-day, 5-day, and 1-week loan $3/day ($15 max. fine*)
Special Permission $3/day ($15 max. fine*)

Once max. fine is reached, item is considered lost and patron will be charged full replacment fee as well as fine and any binding costs.

 

Multiple fees and fines apply in some cases, which add to the amount of the final invoice.

 

Reproduction and Printing Fees

Reproduce and Own
Item Fee
Audio Duplication  $15/item
Brittle Book Scanning $15/hour plus $.25/page plus $15 binding plus $10 retrieval fee (if necessary)
Book Scanning (unbound, non-brittle pages, machine-fed) $0.16/image
Canvas Output Printing $15/sq. ft.
Color Output Printing (Archival-Quality Inks) $4/sq. ft. (46# heavyweight coated paper);
$6.45/sq. ft. (46# satin photo pater)
Color Photo/Digital Image Duplication (Wagner Annex) $1.60 (8''x10'');
$1.88 (8.5''x11'');
$4.94 (13''x19'')
Color Photo/Digital Image Duplication (Digitization and Preservation) $6/image or $.075/sq. in. (8''x10'' - 16''x60'')
Digital Imaging $10/image plus $15/hour (18'' and up, as well as bound and fragile materials, and 3-D objects)
Digital Services $15/hour
Encapsulation $1.60/sq. ft. plus $15/hour
Media Storage $5
Microfilm/Microfiche to Digital $10/image
Moving Image $60/hour ($30 minimum)
Photocopies Varies by location and vendor
Photographs $10 plus cost recovery
Printing Varies by location and vendor
Special Collection Items: Black and White Photocopying (Staff-Assisted) $0.50/page (up to 11''x17'')
Special Collection Items: Color Photocopying (Staff-Assisted) $1.50/page (up to 11''x17'')
Retrieval and Reproduction of Archival Master Materials from Special Storage Facilities Cost recovery
Waring Collection Audio Tapes and CDs $12-$20

Multiple fees and fines apply in some cases, which add to the amount of the final invoice.

Misc. Fee-Based Services

Processing
Item Fee
Processing Fee $25
Referral to Collection Agency $9
Retrieval and Handling $20
Rush Order $50 for up to 5 items

 

Services
Item Fee
Design Consultation (Technology Classrooms) $50/hr
Equipment Repair $50/hr plus actual cost of parts
Installation (Technology Classrooms) $50/hr plus cost of parts
Inactive Records Center (IRC) Blue Bag Program $0.12276/lb
IRC Initial Data Input $2/carton
IRC Pickup & Delivery $5/carton (first carton);
$2/carton (each additional carton)
IRC Retrieval Refile $2/carton
IRC Rush Retrieval $30/hr
IRC Recycling/Paper Disposal $3/carton
IRC Shredding $6/carton (paper);
$30/hr (non-paper)
IRC Storage $0.60/carton (monthly);
$7.20/carton (annually)
Media Site Live Presentations $75/session plus $50/hr for technician
Technician Support $50/hr;
$20/hr (student technician)

 

Shipping & Handling Fees
Item Fee
Continental USA Shipping/Handling $7.50/package
Rush Orders (International and Continental USA)   Cost Recovery

 

Rental Fees
Item Fee
Equipment Formula-driven plus $20 for pickup/delivery  

 

Rights
Item Fee
Commerical Use (One Time Permission) $250
Use of Waring Collection Scores $50/score (full arrangement);
$30/score (partial arrangement)

 

Multiple fees and fines apply in some cases, which add to the amount of the final invoice.