Library IT Services

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

Service Charge
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 made for research or private study. Any photocopying you do must comply with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988. The following table shows some of the restrictions that apply. Please ask library staff if you're unsure about what you are allowed to copy.

Resource Details
Books Up to one complete chapter or a maximum of 5% of extracts from each book for private study or research.
Directories You aren't allowed to copy whole extracts for commercial purposes but you can copy "a few pages" for private study or research. This also applies to copying typed text from paper format into a word processed document.
Periodicals Only one article from any periodical issue for private study or research.
Printed Music Only short extracts can 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 can be copied from each book as long as it's no more than five pages for private study or research. No copies can be made for commercial or business use.
Goad Plans : Detailed Plans of Shopping Areas Students can copy extracts if student ID is shown. Up to four A4 copies of a single extract can be copied. Copying must be overseen by library staff and a copyright declaration form completed.
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.

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

It may be useful 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.

Service Charge
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:

The only libraries that currently offer fax services are:

Location Fax Number
Central (Reference Library) (01908) 606283
Wolverton (01908) 312812

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Last Updated: 6 March 2020