Price list for copying at the Royal Danish Library

Requesting photocopies in REX:

PDF copies of articles from current printed scientific journals under the Copydan agreement (max. 35 pp):
  • Free of charge: UCPH/RUC students, UCPH/RUC employees, private users, public and research libraries including medical libraries in Denmark. Please note that UCPH/RUC students and private users without valid mail will receive paper copies against payment.
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Company and institutional libraries, employees with firms and institutions
PDF copies of journals printed before 1915 (max. 35 pp):
  • Free of charge: UCPH/RUC students, UCPH/RUC employees, private users, public and research libraries including medical special libraries in Denmark. Please note that UCPH/RUC students and private users without valid mail will receive paper copies against payment.
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Company and institutional libraries, employees with firms and institutions
PDF copies of books published before 1915:
  • Free of charge: UCPH employees – does not apply to material from the collections of The National Library
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Everybody else
Paper copies from electronic resources:
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Order them through the online form in the catalogue REX in “Can’t find what you’re looking for?” We send them as paper copies.
Paper copies from printed books:
  • Free of charge: UCPH employees – we send them as paper copies. However, this does not apply to material from the collections of The National Library
  • DKK 3.00 per page: Everybody else – we send them as paper copies.
Link to PDF file of Danish books printed 1701-1918 (DOD):
  • For free of charge. Read more about the offer.
Image files (JPEG, TIFF, etc.):
Other copy / PDF services:
  • Copies from microfilm: DKK 6.00 per page
  • Copies from microfiche: DKK 6.00 per page
  • Delivery of copies from microfilm and microfiches from abroad (applies to libraries only): DKK 150.00 per commenced 10 copies
  • Colour print A4: DKK 5.00 per page
  • Colour print A3: DKK 10.00 per page
  • PDF files A4: DKK 3.00 per page + storage medium, if required
  • PDF files A3: DKK 6.00 per page + storage medium, if required

Please note on delivery and payment:

Delivery:

Please note that forwarding depends on PostNord’s delivery service. The Royal Danish Library cannot vouch for time of delivery, but in case we have entered an amount for a delivery of copies in “My library card” the copies have been forwarded.

Payment:

You can see and pay the amount when you have logged on REX. Place the cursor on your name, choose “My library card”, and then “Pay fine”.

For private users:

If you do not pay the amount, you will receive two reminders before we forward an invoice for the amount.

For institutions, firms and medical libraries:

We forward quarterly invoices for amounts above DKK 50.00

Delivery of copies abroad (applies to libraries only):
  • Order through OCLC:
    • US$12 IFM per copy

  • Order through OCLC or fjernlaan.kbh@kb.dk:
    • 1 whole IFLA Voucher (Euro 8.00) per copy

  • We do not charge payment from libraries that deliver to us for free
  • DKK 100.00 per commenced 10 pages (applies to both physical copies and PDF copies)
Delivery to private users abroad of unique material from The National Library only against prepayment:
  • Send a mail to “Contact the library” (kontakt@kb.dk)

The patrons own copying or scanning:

Your own copying and print (does not apply to special material in the research reading room, Reading Room West):
  • The Diamond and Copenhagen University Library (copy or print): DKK 0.55 per page (applies to both black/white and colour)
  • KUB Frederiksberg, read more here (in Danish)
Scan to mail produced by the patron (does not apply to special material in the research reading room, Reading Room West)
  • Free of charge