William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections Photocopy and Scanning Request Form

For details regarding our copying services, please refer to our information page here.

  1. I agree that the reproduction of the material listed below is to be made solely for my convenience in research.

  2. I promise further that the reproduction will not itself be duplicated and that it will not be examined by or transferred to any other person or institution.

  3. In consideration of my being granted permission to examine material in the Division of Archives and Research Collections, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the University, its officers, employees and agents from and against all claims resulting from my use of the material examined or reproduced made by any person asserting that he/she is the owner of the common law copyright or literary property.

  4. We reserve the right to refuse a copy request due to copyright or other restrictions.

For photocopies, please fill out the delivery and address information below. Scans and PDFs will be sent electronically.

Order details *

For Archives include:
Archive/Collection name, Box number, File number, description of material to be copied
     eg. Austin Clarke fonds. Box 12, File 3 - "The Prime Minister" galleys, 135 pp.

For books:
Author, Title, Call number, Page numbers, description of material to be copied
     eg. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities. PR 4571 .A1 1859. Title page, pp. 47-96.

The cost of shipping will be included on the invoice. Researchers selecting Fedex will be billed at McMaster's discounted rate.
Filling in the staff name will mean your order will be handled with greater speed and accuracy (and make things easier for us). If you have not called/emailed already, please fill in 'new'. Thank you.