Self-service copying

The Newspapers and Family History zone has microfilm and microfiche reader-scanners and printers plus a multi-function device incorporating printer, photocopier and scanner.

Multifunction copier and scanner

We allow you to

  • photocopy articles or pages from loose issues of recent print newspapers
  • scan and save to USB articles or pages from loose issues of current print newspapers
  • photograph (using your own device or our digital camera) articles or pages from loose or bound newspapers
  • scan and print articles or pages from microfilmed newspapers
  • scan and save to USB articles or pages from microfilmed newspapers
  • scan, save and e-mail articles or pages from microfilmed newspapers
  • print articles or pages from digital newspapers
  • save to USB articles or pages from digital newspapers
  • save and e-mail articles or pages from digital newspapers
  • request photographic images of articles, pages or illlustrations from our newspapers

You are not permitted to

  • photocopy articles or pages from bound volumes

Copyright

If you intend to copy an entire issue of a newspaper, you must observe the Copyright Act, 1968.

There are signs giving details near all the reader-printers and the photocopiers.

Charges

Charges apply for all copying, however, self-service scanning and photography is free.

Self-services copying charges can be be viewed on our Copying in the Reading Rooms page.

Costs for requested copying can be viewed on our Copies Direct prices page.