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Reproduction of documents

Types of reproduction
Request procedure
Delivery terms
Payment methods
Operational hours
Delivery
Use of reproductions
Public prices for reproductions

 

Form

The Library of Catalonia offers several types of reproduction of documents. In any of the modalities, the library may limit the reproduction of certain documents, depending on the state of conservation, its characteristics or other justified reasons. The reproduction of materials from the Prat de la Riba Room has special conditions.

Types of reproduction

Photocopies

Reference works after 1900 from the General reading room and monographs and periodicals after 1958 of the general collection and octavo and quarto size.

Scan copies and snapshots

Of any bibliographic document.

Self-service printings

Of microphilms and any document available at the library network.

High quality digital images

Of any bibliographic document.

Sound and audiovisual reproductions

From sound and audiovisual documents of the library in digital media.

 

Request procedure

For immediate service you should go to desks.

For orders:

  • To fill the form on paper or web.
  • To accept the budget
  • To pay the order in advance by one of the payment methods.
  • The delivery term starts from the payment date.
  • Complex requests will be satisfied as far as possible, informing the user of the estimated delivery time.
  • The budgets expire within 30 days if they are not paid.

 

Delivery terms

Photocopies and snapshots (requested at the desk)
 UP TO 20 REPRODUCTIONS

Immediately

Photocopies and snapshots (requested online)
 UP TO 20 REPRODUCTIONS

24-48 hours

High quality digital images
 UP TO 20 REPRODUCTIONS
     
 Photocopies and snapshots
 MORE THAN 20 REPRODUCTIONS

24-48 hours

High quality digital images
 MORE THAN 20 REPRODUCTIONS

15 days

Sound or audiovisual recordings

7 dies

 

Payment methods

  • By cash or card at the Access and Documents Supply Service (Reproduction Desk)
  • By card through the payment module: https://www.bnc.cat/tpv, once you have the budget number and the user's reference which will give you on formalizing request.
  • Bank cheque or certified cheque. In the case of abroad payments it is required a certification from the Spanish correspondent bank.
  • Bank transfer to the current account of BBVA, IBAN: ES53 0182 6035 4002 0160 7033, payable to Biblioteca de Catalunya (Reprografia).
  • Postal order payable to Biblioteca de Catalunya, Secció d'Obtenció de Documents, c/Hospital, 56. 08001 Barcelona.
  • Bank domiciliation: people or institutions that use the reproduction service in a continuous way can open an account-deposit of variable amount, of not more than 300,00 €, where the accepted budgets will be charged until it be depleted.

Remind to include the budget number in the payments.

 

Operational hours

Immediate service: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 19:30 and Saturdays from 9:00 to 13:30.

Orders and administrative affairs (budgets, invoices...): Monday to Friday from de 9:30 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 17:00h.

 

Delivery

The picking up can be done in the library without cost, asking for the shipment by certified post mail (Spain: 8 € and abroad: 15 €) or by electronic delivery with Internet or e-mail (up to 100 files or 1GB, 1,00 €).

 

Use of reproductions

  • Research: Copies from the library collections are only for researching.
  • Commercial or communication use: Requesters will be responsible of processing and obtaining the appropriate permissions from the rightholders.

Legislation and information on intellectual property

 

Public prices for reproductions

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Reproduction of bibliographic materials and documentary

Photocopies A4-A3, scan copies, self-service photocopies, self-service photocopies of microforms, self-service prints

0,25 €/u.

Colour photocopies

0,30 €/u.

Snapshots

0,30 €/u.

High quality digital images

1,00 €/u.

CD and DVD support

1,00 €/u.

Reproduction of sound and audiovisual materials. Support not included

Reproduction of sound (from analogue support to digital or from digital to digital). 1 song or fragments up to 4 minutes

1,00 €/u.

Audiovisual reproduction from analogue support to digital
     Up to 2 hours
     2 to 4 hours

 

15,00 €/u.
20,00 €/u.

Audiovisual reproduction from digital support to digital up to 2 hours

6,00 €/u.

CD and DVD support

1,00 €/u.

 

Public prices for commercial use

BC charges an additional fee for reproductions supplied for commercial purposes, that it doesn’t exempt the users to get the rightholder’s permission.

Images

Publishing purposes

20,00 €/u.

Advertising purposes

60,00 €/u.

Public communication purposes

60,00 €/u.

Sound material

Publishing and public communication purposes

20,00 €/song or sound fragment up to 4 minutes

Advertising purposes

60,00 €/song or sound fragment up to 4 minutes

Audiovisual material

Publishing and public communication purposes

20,00 €/hour or fraction

Advertising purposes

60,00 €/hour or fraction

Bonuses

In case of public and private non-profit institutions, a deduction of 50% is applied.
For requests of 10 or more units/hours a deduction of 50% is applied.

Exemptions

IEC members are exempt from the payment of the reproduction fees when the purpose is their bibliographic research programs.

 

Taxes for reproductions of archive documents

Més informació

Al·legacions judicials

Fons Baró Castellet

Arxiu del comtat de Queralt

Fons Francesc Cardona

Arxiu del marquès de Saudin

Fons Magarola

Arxiu del marquesat de Moja

Hospital de la Santa Creu

Arxiu Salas-Milans

Junta de Comerç

Arxiu Sambola/Burgués

Pergamins

Arxiu administratiu de la BC

Protocols notarials

Batllia de Cardona

Sèrie general d'Arxiu

Comtat de Solterra

 

 

Scan copies  150 dpi

0,45€

Snapshots

0,45 €

High quality digital images (1 image)

6,55€

High quality digital images (2-50 images)

2,05€ 

 

Public prices for comercial use of archive documents

BC charges an additional fee for reproductions supplied for commercial purposes, that it doesn’t exempt the users to get the right holder’s permission.

Images

Publishing purposes

Non-profit institutions

46,50 €

Institutions with commercial purposes

92,85 €

Advertising purposes

Non-profit institutions

92,85 €

Institutions with commercial purposes

185,55 €

Public communication purposes

Non-profit institutions

92,85 €

Institutions with commercial purposes

139,55 €

Exemptions

IEC members are exempt from the payment of the reproduction fees when the purpose is their bibliographic research programs.