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NYPL is now offering scanning of public domain books.
Items are available currently as JPEGS at 1500 pixels on the long side burned to a CD only.
Please note that not all bound volumes can be digitized via the Library's book scanner due to size or condition. Special handling digital photography may be available.
To place a request, please fill out the Order Form (pdf), which can be returned via mail, fax, attached to an email, or in person. Orders cannot be processed without a completed form.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-930-0091 if you have any additional questions.
Book scanner: $100.00 for up to 300 pages per volume and $0.30 per page thereafer.
Turnaround time is 4 weeks.
Special handling digital photography for bound volumes: Prices start at $250 and up depending on condition, size, and number of pages. After reviewing the book, we will provide an estimate. Turnaround time is 6 to 8 weeks.
U.S. Mail: $10.00
International Mail: $15.00