Copying and recording data:


  • Photocopy format A4 0,20 zl
  • Photocopy for institutions format A4 0,40 zl


  • Printout black-white format A4 0,30 zl
  • Printout colour text 1,50 zl
  • Printout colour graphics 4 zl

Recording data

  • Recording data on user's data carrier 3 zl
  • Recording data on CD 4 zl (the price contains CD)
  • Recording data on DVD 5 zl (the price contains DVD)

Individually scanning and photographing are free of charge

  • Individuall scanning is possible in General Reading Room and Journal Reading Room Bankowa street 14, room 436 on second floor 
  • Since it is not possible to make digital copies of specific materials available in the library, in order to copy them using your own camera you need to obtain permission from the librarian on duty.

Scans and photographs:

  • Black and white scan, format A4 – 1 zł, format A3 – 1.5 zł
  • Colour scan, format A4 – 1.5 zł, format A3 – 2 zł
  • Taking photographs: 3 zł, maximum resolution allowed: 600 dpi. The files are saved in the following formats: tiff. or jpg. Orders for digital copies of some materials are placed in the place where the collections can be accessed. In order to make reproductions of rare book manuscripts and valuable special collections, as well as to order large number of copies, you need to make a prepayment of 30% of the value of the order.

The Library of the University of Silesia is launching a new service which consists in providing the readers with digital copies of library materials

We offer scans of magazine articles, selected chapter from books, illustrations, diagrams, maps, etc. for personal use. Anyone interested in reproducing materials needs to comply with the Copyright Act and other relevant acts dated 4 February 1994 (Journal Of Laws 24/94, item 83), including subsequent amendments thereto

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