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Reproduction Fees

Valid as of 2 January 2002
With regard to fees charged for academic publication (reproduction, reprint etc.), the information as contained in the Regulations for fees and charges for the production and use of photographic material (version dated 1 January 2002) are still in force without modification.
Reproduction fee
Any use of photographic (or xerographic) work for reproduction in print or other media is subject to approval by the library; a charge is made.
Photographs are provided only for the purpose agreed with the library. Any use is subject to the approval of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. The necessary information must be provided in advance. For any subsequent use of a film, a fresh approval has to be gained and another fee paid. The same applies to secondary reproductions on the basis of an existing printed publication. Storage, reproduction, archiving, duplication, copying, modification or use of pictorial material in any other manner (e.g. handing on to a third party) is not permitted without prior approval of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
The applicant is responsible for the preservation of the rights of third parties (e.g. personality rights, copyright). This does not apply to rights expressly granted to the applicant by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
The applicant must attribute all pictorial material published to:
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München
The charges are set as follows:
Use of black and white photographs
per frame
20,00 EUR
Use of colour photographs
per frame
30,00 EUR
The charge is increased when photographs are provided for posters, dustjackets, record sleeves, CD-ROM covers etc.: 4 x charge
A fresh charge is made for subsequent editions or translations into other languages.
The reproduction fee is reduced to 10,00 EUR for black and white photographs (15,00 EUR for colour photographs), if the photographs are ordered by private individuals for illustrating their own texts which can be proven to be intended for publications which are not available via the book trade, publication as articles in scholarly publications (e.g. periodicals, Festschriften, conference proceedings etc.). Alternative agreements can be made in special cases.
In cases of breach of contract, additional charges are made. In cases of missing or faulty attribution, the reproduction fee is doubled. If pictorial material is used contrary to the agreement reached, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek is entitled to charge a minimum of five times the reproduction fee.
On special application, the reproduction fee can be waived if the conditions according to Art. 4 Abs. 1 Kostengesetz (KG) are fulfilled.