Photographic prints may be purchased in a variety of sizes and with a satin finish. See http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/audiovis/photodup.html for information on photo sizes, shipping information, and delivery options.
Can I purchase prints online?
Yes! Save images to your shopping cart, click “Check out now” and then select a "Print" as your delivery format. For more information on purchasing audio/video resources, or materials from our collections that have not yet been digitized, visit this page2. HOW TO ORDER DIGITAL IMAGES
Digital Images may be purchased through OhioPix or by mailing, faxing, or e-mailing an order form. Order forms may be downloaded at http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/audiovis/photodup.html
The OhioPix e-commerce system allows users to purchase digital images and permissions online, eliminating the need for paper order forms and offering quicker turnaround for those working on tight deadlines. To purchase images through OhioPix:
I am with a tax-exempt organization. May I order digital downloads online?
Please contact Rights and Reproductions staff prior to purchasing images online.
How will I receive my images?
If you checkout online, you will be sent instructions on how to download images within 3 working days of completion of the checkout process. Prints are shipped within 14 business days.
What quality of images will I receive?
The majority of digital images are captured at a minimum of 400 dpi and are in TIFF format. High-resolution files purchased through e-commerce are the same size as those sent on CD or via FTP. Under some circumstances, requests for new scans of a higher quality may be available. Please contact us for more information
I’m on a tight deadline. Will I be able to use the images right away?
No; however images will be downloadable within 3 business days.
How long will I be able to download images after placing an e-commerce order?
Images can be downloaded up to three days of receiving your download link. Please be sure to back up your purchases upon download. Downloadable images are for one-time use only. If you would like to use the image for another publication, project, or related activity, you must apply for separate use permission.3. PERMISSIONS-ONLY REQUESTS
I have a copy of the digital image, but I need to pay use fees for permission to use it. Can I order online?
No, not at this time. For permission-only orders, please download a photoduplication form and mail or fax it to us.4. DETERMINING FEES
The Ohio Historical Society charges fees for the purchase of an image and the rights to use the image for a particular purpose (use fee). These funds cover the Society’s costs for providing photoduplication services, as well as the long-term care of the original historical materials.
Digital images downloaded from OhioPix are $25, plus applicable use fees. See http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/audiovis/photodup.html for information on pricing for prints, shipping and use fees.
Use Fees are broken into four categories:
Will I be charged tax on images?
Ohio residents are charged 6.75% tax on digital files. Use fees are not taxable. Note: the tax rate will change to 7% beginning 9/1/2013.
How do I find images in the OhioPix image database?
There are two methods of finding items in the OhioPix database:
While OhioPix continues to add images regularly, the site represents only a portion of the Society’s collections. Researchers are encouraged to utilize other tools in addition to OhioPix, including:
In addition, Society staff are available to assist with finding specific images. For more information and pricing for research and photocopy requests, see: http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/archlib/fees/index.html7. CONTACT US
Can’t find the answer? Call or e-mail us:
The OHS Rights and Reproductions Team