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Permission Fee Schedule

Please contact CSHL Library and Archives directly at (516) 367-8414 or via email to archives@cshl.edu regarding any type of usage for commercial non-editorial (e.g. calendars, posters, brochures, etc.) or advertising purposes. These requests must be reviewed by Library Administration. Fees subject to change. Please note, there are also Reproduction Fee Schedule for Archives materials.

Please read our Permissions & Copyright Policies and fill out the form (pdf).

The permission fee schedule depicts the fee per item/image request, multiple requests will be calculated in accordance to the tables below:

Books University Presses/Non-Profit Use Only:
Print runs up to 5,000
All other Publishers:
Print Run up to 4,000
Print Run:
4,001–24,999
Print Run:
Over 25,000
Worldwide – One Language $30 $50 $100 $150
Worldwide – Multiple Languages $40 $75 $150 $250
+ E-book (additional fee) $10 $20 $30 $40
Jackets/Covers $100 $150 $200 $350
Reuse 50% 50% 50% 50%
Magazines, Journals, Newspapers
Circulation: Up to 500 Circulation: 501–9,999 Circulation: 10,000–99,999 Circulation: 100,000+
Worldwide – One Language No fee $50 $150 $250
Worldwide – Multiple Languages No fee $75 $200 $350
Jackets/Covers No fee $100 $250 $450
Internet (including Websites & Streaming Video) Rights for Perpetuity of the Project
Non-Profit $100
Educational Commercial (Subscription-based) $150
Commercial $250
Promotional $400
E-book only $150
Apps $300
Television/Cable/Satellite Broadcast Rights for Perpetuity of the Project
Local $150
National $250
Worldwide $300
Public Television $100
Films/Videos Rights for Perpetuity of the Project
Commercial $300
Feature Documentary $250
Educational (Subscription-based) $200
Educational (Non-Profit)/ Non-Theatrical $100
Lectures/Presentations Fee
If free and open to the public $0
If entrance fee charged $25
Exhibitions One Year or Less Traveling Permanent
Non-Profit Museum $50 $100 $150
Commercial $100 $150 $250
Live Performance 1-year Period
Commercial $175
Non-profit $75
Catalogs, Brochures, etc. Fee
Non-Profit $25
Commercial $75