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Using Aeon to Request Special Collections Materials: Order Photocopies or Digital Images Remotely

This guide provides an introduction to Aeon, the special collections registration and requesting tool.

Order Photocopies or Digital Images Remotely

Order Copies of Materials Remotely

1. Locate the item's record in OskiCat. (For online OAC or Calisphere images, please see How to Order Copies of Bancroft Images on the OAC/Calisphere.)

2. Request the item, following the steps outlined in the Request Materials section of this guide.

3. When prompted, log in to your Aeon account.

4. Click the Switch to Duplication Form button.

5. Review the form and select your option: duplication, duplication AND permissions, or permissions only.

      - Duplicationto request duplication for personal research use only

      - Duplication and Permissionsto request high-resolution image(s) for publication or exhibit

      - Permissionsto request permissions to publish a high-resolution image you have already received from The Bancroft Library

6. Complete the required fields marked with a red asterisk.

7. To add details or notes, use the Notes for Library Staff field.

8. Click Submit Request.

 

The turn around time varies based on the requested service(s), and more details can be found under the "Services" tab on The Bancroft Library website. While we are unable to offer rush services or guarantee a delivery date, staff make every effort to complete all requests as quickly as possible in the order requests are received.

Order Copies of Bancroft Images on the OAC/Calisphere

To order a copy of an image found on the Online Archive of California or Calisphere, you will need to know the the Collection title and the Identifier.

These details are found in the item description section on the webpage, below the image.

Please also provide the URL of the webpage where the image is located.

To Place a Duplication Order for OAC or Calisphere Images:
 
1. Login to your Aeon account.
 
2. Click the Duplication and Permissions Order link in the left-hand menu, under the New Request section.
 
3. On the next page, click the link to the Duplication and Permissions Order form.
 
4. Scroll to the middle of the form to select your request option: duplication, duplication and permissions to publish, or just permissions to publish.
 

      - Duplicationto request duplication for personal research use only

      - Duplication and Permissionsto request high-resolution image(s) for publication or exhibit

      - Permissionsto request permissions to publish a high-resolution image you have already received from The Bancroft Library

5. Complete the required fields.
-- In the Requested Material Title field, enter the Collection title from the OAC/Calisphere record.
-- In the Call Number of Requested Material field, enter the Identifier from the OAC/Calisphere record.
 
6. In the Selections to be Reproduced field, enter the title of the image and include the URL to the OAC/Calisphere page.
 
7. Choose your preferred Format, and Delivery Method.
 
8. Enter any additional notes about your request in the Notes for Library Staff field.
 
9. Click Submit Request.
 
The turn around time varies based on the requested service(s), and more details can be found under the "Services" tab on The Bancroft Library website. While we are unable to offer rush services or guarantee a delivery date, staff make every effort to complete all requests as quickly as possible in the order requests are received.

Aeon Help

Help! Who do I contact if I have a question about Aeon?

 

Please send an email to banc-aeon@berkeley.edu. Please note that emails sent to this address can only be answered during normal Library business hours, Monday-Friday between 10:00am - 5:00pm. 

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