Reproduction & Scanning on demand

All items in the Book Tower heritage collections can be scanned on demand in high quality. This is a paying service.

You can request a digital reproduction for personal, scientific or commercial purposes.

The digital reproduction is subject to the terms of usage set by Ghent University Library and a specific license may be attached. This may or may not include all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. In many cases, Ghent University Library cannot grant you these rights.

Pricing

A fixed price has been set for digital reproductions in JPEG format at 300 dpi resolution. Images from bound volumes show facing pages. Delivery can be expected within 10 working days.

  • reproduction request for up to 5 images: € 10,00

  • reproduction request for more than 5 images: € 10,00 plus € 2,00 per additional image, with a maximum of € 100,00 total cost per requestable unit.

All prices are exclusive of 21% VAT.

Different formats, resolutions and imaging options might be available upon request. Prices will vary accordingly.

Request a digital reproduction

You can initiate a digital reproduction from our website, clicking the button labeled "Order digital reproduction" on eligible items.

Please contact us first, to inquire about available options and receive a price quote.

Ghent University Library

Rozier 9, 9000 Ghent

tel. +32 9 264 94 55

libservice@ugent.be

Licenses for commercial reuse

Digital reproductions of the historic collections are made available with a Creative Commons license. This license allows open access, but requires full attribution. If you pass these images on, you must use a similarly open license with a share-alike clause.

For commercial purposes, e.g. reproduction in a print publication, extended licenses can be obtained. Please fill out the reproduction license application and email it to us or click the button labeled "Order additional license", which is activated on eligible items in our website.

Please contact us first, to inquire about available options and receive a price quote.

Ghent University Library

Rozier 9, 9000 Ghent

tel. +32 9 264 94 55

libservice@ugent.be