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WTS Prices

Articles, Book Chapters, etc.

WTS is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  All time/delivery estimates are based on business hours; items cannot be shipped or delivered outside of business hours.  All prices are per article/chapter.

Standard
$15 usually 1-2 days; items referred to suppliers may take longer
8-hour rush
$25
4-hour rush
$35
1-hour rush
$75
Copyright  variable, typical cost is $35-$75 in addition to above prices
Referral  variable, typical cost is $15-30 in addition to above prices; articles may take additional time
Cancels  may incur 20% service charge

 

 

COPYRIGHT

WTS follows the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.  We cannot advise our clients on their obligations under copyright law, so you may wish to consult your company's legal counsel if you have questions. WTS gives clients the option of assuming responsibility for compliance; however, please note that in many cases, WTS cannot obtain materials unless we pay copyright royalties to the rightsholder.  Royalty rates are solely determined by the publisher/rightsholder, and cost can vary greatly.

ESTIMATING & LIMITING COST

It is difficult to to estimate the total cost of an order as copyright and/or referral fees vary widely.  If you’re concerned about cost, WTS recommends specifying a maximum cost per article, e.g.  $60 max, on our order form.  Staff will contact you if the costs will exceed your limit.  Please note the average prices for articles in the table above when considering your maxcostHaving a low maxcost may affect processing and delivery times.



Book Loans

Standard
$25  ships in 1-2 days
8-hour rush
$35  delivered overnight if ordered before 12 pm CST
4-hour rush
$45  delivered overnight if ordered after 12 pm CST; contact us if ordering after 2 pm
Loan Period   60 days, no renewals
   
Shipping  at cost; charged to client's UPS or FedEx account when provided
Overdue $10 per week
Lost book $200 plus replacement cost ($300 minimum)
   

 


Research

$150 per hour for same-day service, regardless of results.  Database fees may apply. 
$75 per hour for 2-4 day service, regardless of results.  Database fees may apply.   



Other Services

Masters Theses
at UW Madison
  Article fees apply for 1-100 pages; additional article fees if over 100 pages
     
Dictionary definitions
  Research fees plus article fees; research fees may apply regardless of results
     
Library date stamps
  article fees apply; research fees and off-campus suppliers' fees may apply, regardless of results
    please note: monographs (books) usually do not have a library date stamp
     
Declarations    $100 per citation; may include article & copyright fees; only available for items currently held in print by UW-Madison libraries
     
Affidavits   May be available upon request; please call for more information
           
Tables of contents
  article fees apply; supplier fees may apply
     
Manual searching
  Research fees, regardless of results
     
Citation correction   extensive verification may incur research fees

 

INVOICING & PAYMENT

Clients are billed monthly as orders are filled.  Invoices can be provided in paper and/or electronically (pdf or Excel).  Invoices can be paid by credit card, check, or bank transfer.

Credit card payments are accepted online after the invoice has been sent.  

Remit checks to:

Wisconsin TechSearch
Accounts Receivable
728 State St. Room 276
Madison, WI 53706

Please include the invoice number on your check.

Payments by bank transfer (EFT/ACH) are accepted.  Contact us if you would like to pay by bank transfer.