Photocopying charges

Library services photocopying charges are given below. Skip to photocopy request form download

Charges applicable to UK, EU and Rest of the World

  Members Non-Members
For an article up to 20 pages £5.00 £10.00
For longer articles up to 50 pages £10.00 £20.00
Postage and handling- UK £2.00 £2.00
Postage and handling - Overseas £4.00 £4.00
PDF - non-commercial only  -  -
for documents required for commercial purposes, a royalty fee will be added    


Self-Service for Visitors to IOM3 London/Grantham/Stoke Offices

  Members Non-Members
per page 20p  40p*

*Non-members (a visitor’s fee of £15 + VAT also applies per day or part thereof)


Photocopy Guide

Before you sign the Photocopy Request and Declaration form, you need to decide whether you intend to use a photocopy for commercial or non-commercial purpose. A separate form must be used for each document. The signature must be the personal signature of the person making the request. A copyright royalty fee may be added.

Commercial Copying

  • Research relevant to R&D in a commercial company (e.g. product development)
  • Research relevant to R&D where result will be passed to a commercial company for commercial use
  • Market research or competitor intelligence in all organisations
  • Searching for legislation and regulation for a commercial company
  • Work done by an information broker for clients

Non-Commercial Copying

  • R&D in education establishments which is not related to any commercial venture
  • Employees’ own private research or study, unrelated to any commercial venture
  • Research on a genuinely pro-bono basis
  • Any individual’s private research or study, unrelated to any commercial venture


Contact: Frances Perry on 020 7451 7324 or Hilda Kaune on 020 7451 7360

Alternatively email:

Photocopy charges document - includes photocopy order form and copyright declaration: 

Documents for download: 
Microsoft Office document icon Photocopy Service Charges 2020.doc181.5 KB