Reproduction Services

Reproduction and Publication fees


Black and white photocopies $0.25 per page
Black and white glossy prints $10 each
Color prints $15 each
Scans (96 dpi) sent via email* $10 each
High resolution scans (up to 600 dpi) on CD* $30 each

* For materials not yet available in the Digital Beethoven Gateway

Fees for publications

Researchers, students, educational institutions, and non-profits [501(c)3] in the United States may use the Beethoven Center's images in media and publications without additional fees. However, for materials still under copyright, it is the responsibility of those individuals/institutions to obtain permission from the copyright holder. For more information, see our page on copyright guidelines.

All publications must include the following credit statement for each image reproduced from the Center's collection: Reproduced with permission of the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies, San José State University.

For-profit publishers must pay an additional fee for permission to publish images provided from the Beethoven Center's collection. Permission is granted for one time, one edition, one publication, one broadcast, one digital press run, or one website use only. Further use requires separate application.


Print run of up to 4,000 copies  
Single images up to 20 $40
Single images over 20 $25
Dust jackets, CD, or magazine covers $200
Promotional, special use $400
Works in toto Negotiated

Print run of 4,000-15,000 copies  
Single images up to 20 $65
Single images over 20 $50
Dust jackets, CD, or magazine covers $300
Promotional, special use $400

Print run of 15,000+  
Single images up to 20 $90
Single images over 20 $75
Dust jackets, CD, or magazine covers $400
Promotional, special use $400
Works in toto Negotiated

Prices are per image. Display resolution 96 dpi.  
Single images up to 20 $125
Single images over 20 $80
Thumbnails, up to 20 $40
Thumbnails, over 20 $20

Prices are per high resolution image (up to 600 dpi) and apply to regional use, North America, or world distribution.  
Non-commercial [501(c)(3) $0
Commercial $200

Prices are per high resolution image (up to 600 dpi) and apply to regional use, North America, or world distribution.  
Non-commercial [501(c)(3) $0
Commercial $250