Archives Usage Request Fees and Form

For access to the Melvin Sabshin, M.D. Library & Archives for research and media purposes

The Melvin Sabshin, M.D., Library & Archives charges user fees to support the ongoing maintenance of our collections.  

The user agrees to the following conditions:

  1. Credit line: The credit line must read, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, Melvin Sabshin, M.D., Library & Archives”
  2. Ownership: The Melvin Sabshin, M.D. Library & Archives does not claim exclusive ownership of the rights to all the images in our collection. We are granting permission to use images in our collection.
  3. Use fees: Use fees must be paid in full prior to the date of publication, broadcast, exhibition, etc. Fees will not be refunded.

*Please note APA Members are not charged for reference & research services.
Reference & Research Services
Regular service (per hour)                                 $80.00
Rush Charge (72-hour turn around)                 $120.00
Document Delivery
Photocopies/Scans of Archive materials       $0.30 each
Photographic Scans
High Resolution Scans (600 dpi)                      $100.00 each
Medium Resolution Scans (300 dpi)                $50.00 each
Shipping & Handling/Postage                           Standard Rate
Nation’s Capital Delivery Charge                       $50 per box                   

To request access to the Melvin Sabshin, M.D. Library & Archives Collection for research or media purposes, please fill out this form.


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