It is possible to make (digital) photocopies or scans of the archive records. Your request will be reviewed on the following:
- the condition of the archive record
- any limitations regarding the accessibility of the archive
- any condition(s) stated in the donation/loan agreement
- any legal requirements with regards to observance of the law safeguarding individual privacy (Wet Bescherming Persoonsgegevens, Wbp)
The following applies when making photocopies, scans or photographic prints of the archives:
The scans are available in JPEG format (full colour, 300 dpi, actual size). The RKD makes no corrections or colour enhancements to the image.
The high resolution scan(s) provided are only meant for private use or for research purposes. They may not be passed on to third parties. To use scans in a publication we refer you to the terms of delivery stated on the RKD website: http://website.rkd.nl/Dienstverlening/Fotobestellingen/Leveringsvoorwaarden. For requests for use in publications you must submit the form Request for RKD permission for publication. Scans for use in publications are supplied in TIFF form and cost € 28.
Searching in Archives:
You must have prior permission to take photographs (without flash). You can submit a request by filling in the Request Form for Taking Photographs of Archives. After permission has been granted you are given access to take photographs for one day under the supervision of an archivist, unless otherwise stated.
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