Maryland State Library Resource Center

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Digital Reproductions and Permission to Publish

The State Library Resource Center offers rights and permission services to many of the materials in its collections.

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Requesting Permission to Publish

Step 1: Mail or email a completed Image Request Form (PDF) to the Special Collections Department.

Step 2: You will receive a permission form and invoice that includes any relevant fees and the Library's Conditions for Use (PDF).

  • Signing and returning this form indicates that you agree to follow the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Conditions for Use.
  • Payment of all applicable fees must be received before orders are processed.
  • Checks and money orders are to be made out to Enoch Pratt Free Library.

Step 3: Turnaround time for original scanning or digital photography is 2-4 weeks from receipt of prepayment, for orders of pre-digitized images it is 1-2 weeks.

  • The standard image provided is a 300 ppi TIF file; however resolutions may vary depending on the size of the original and customer need. Resolution will never be less than 300 ppi.
  • Delivery will be made by electronic transfer at no additional cost. CD/DVDs sent through regular mail will require an additional fee.

If at any time you need help with this process, you can call the Special Collections Department at 443-984-2451.

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