Library IT Services

All libraries have photocopiers for public use and fax and laminating services are available at most libraries.

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Photocopying

Self service coin operated photocopiers are available at all our libraries for A4 and A3 copies in black and white or colour.

Please note that the Photocopying Service closes 10 minutes before the advertised Library closing time.

Photocopying Charges:

Black and White A4 20p per copy
Black and White A3 30p per copy
Colour A4 £1.20 per copy
Colour A3 £1.60 per copy
Microforms 55p per copy

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Photocopying Restrictions and Copyright

Photocopies can be taken for research or private study purposes. Any photocopying you do must comply with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988. The following table details some of the restrictions that apply. Please ask library staff if you are unsure about what you are permitted to copy.

Books Up to one complete chapter or a maximum of 5% of extracts from each book for private study or research.
Directories It is not permissible to copy whole extracts for commercial purposes but it is possible to copy "a few pages" for private study or research.
These restrictions also apply to the typing of text from paper format into a word processed document.
Periodicals One article only from any periodical issue for private study or research.
Printed Music Short extracts only may be copied for private study or research. Copying whole movements or whole works is strictly forbidden. NO multiple copies.
Ordnance Survey
Maps
Up to four copies of the same A4 extract or a single extract of an OS map may be copied for private study or research. A declaration form needs to be completed and copying must be overseen by library staff.
Yellow Pages One classified section may be copied from each book as long as this is no greater than five pages for private study or research. No copies may be made for commercial/business uses.
Goad Plans : Detailed Plans of Shopping Areas Students may copy extracts if evidence is provided, such as a student card or letter from the school or college confirming attendance. Up to four A4 copies of a single extract may be copied. A copyright declaration form needs to be completed and copying overseen by library staff.
Other Restrictions You are not allowed to copy:
  • Banknotes and other money
  • Bonds
  • Cheques
  • Stocks and share certificates
  • Unused postage and tax revenue stamps.
Single copies of driving licences and identification cards can be taken for personal use.

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Laminating

Please note that the Laminating Service stops 10 minutes before the advertised Library closing time.

Laminating Charges:

A4
(All libraries except Olney)
£1 per page
A3
(at Bletchley and Central Libraries only)
£1.50 per page

There is an option to have a photocopy laminated, particularly in case of important documents.

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Fax Service

Please note that the Fax Service stops 10 minutes before the advertised Library closing time.

Fax Charges:

Fax - Receiving 75p per A4 page
Fax - Sending within UK £1.30 per A4 page
Fax - Sending to Europe £2.50 per A4 page
Fax - Sending to the rest of the World £3.00 per A4 page

Fax Numbers for Libraries:

Central (Reference Library) (01908) 606283
Newport Pagnell (01908) 610933
Stony Stratford (01908) 562562
Westcroft (01908) 507875
Woburn Sands (01908) 582033
Wolverton (01908) 312812

There are no faxing facilities at Bletchley, Kingston or Olney Libraries.

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Last Updated: 13 November 2018