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Document Delivery Fee Schedule


Premium Research Fees

Service Price* Ready
Rush $140.00 Per hour Same or next day
Weekly $100.00 Per hour 5 business days
Standard $60.00 Per hour 2 to 4 weeks
  • Time is billed in 15-minute increments
  • Photocopies are $0.25 each
  • Monetary or time restrictions may be placed on a project

Document Delivery Fees

Service Price Ready
Express $50.00 Within 3 hours
Rush $35.00 Generally same day (must be submitted by 2 p.m.)
Standard $20.00 3 business days
  • Express service - Not available for all items.
  • Added pages - Prices include the first 10 pages. Add $0.25 for each additional page.
  • Outsourcing - Prices for non-NYPL items include additional costs ($20.00 minimum).
  • Incorrect/incomplete citations - Minimum $10.00 search fee. For complex searches, research service fees apply.
  • Certifications - $25.00 plus the cost of the document.

Packaging and Delivery

Electronic delivery
  • Ariel (PDF document posted to a web-accessible server where you can retrieve the document using a personally assigned password)
  • E-Mail with PDF attachment
  • Fax
  • $5.00 per transmission, up to 10 pages
  • $10.00 per transmission over 10 pages
Mail (only available for packages of less than 60 pages)
U. S. $6.00 (minimum)
International $15.00 (minimum)
Federal Express
Please contact us for fees.  
New York City only $19.00 standard
$25.00 rush