Library Services

The Hanns Sachs Library is maintained for the use of BPSI Members. Unaffiliated scholars and students are invited to use the library by appointment. 

The following services are available to those interested in using the library:

  • Bibliographic searches (free for members, $30/search for non-members)
  • Scanning and e-mailing of articles ($5.00/article)
  • Photocopying and mailing of articles ($5.00/article plus shipping charges)
  • Audio recorded lecture/event ($10.00 for streaming audio)
  • Video recorded lecture/event ($15.00 for streaming video)
  • Interlibrary loan ($5.00/article or book*)
  • Instruction on electronic databases
  • Reference services

*additional charges may apply to books borrowed through Interlibrary Loan (subject to lender library’s fees).

The library maintains a photocopy and scanning machine for the use of library patrons. Please contact us if you are interested in setting up an appointment to use the library.

Thank you!

Olga Umansky, MLS,
Librarian/Archivist 

(617) 266-0953 x 104 

email: library@bpsi.org

Drew Brydon-Cardoso, Systems &
Resource Administrator

(617) 266-0953 x 105

email: dbrydon@bpsi.org

 

 

 

Archival Reference Search

Archival Reference Search

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request reference search in BPSI Archives. Searches that require at least 30 minutes of staff time cost $25. After we process your request and payment, you will receive an annotated list of archival resources with information about BPSI Archives holdings and references to related archives. Follow-up requests of photocopies, images, audio and video are subject to additional fees.

$25.00
Article Request

Article Request

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request a copy of a journal article or a book chapter by email. This service costs $5 per document. If the source is available in the library, you will receive a PDF file within 3 business days (ILL requested materials may take longer). If you prefer to receive the document by mail, specify your mailing address and domestic ($5) or international ($10) shipping charges will be added at checkout.

$5.00
Audio Recording

Audio Recording

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request an audio recording of an event or interview from BPSI Archives. This service costs $10 per shared audio file. If you prefer to order a CD by mail for $15, specify your mailing address and domestic ($5) or international ($10) shipping charges will be added at checkout.

$10.00 - $15.00
Bibliographic Search

Bibliographic Search

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request a bibliographic search. While free for BPSI members, this service costs $30 for unaffiliated scholars. After we process your request and payment, you will receive an annotated bibliography with links and information about BPSI library holdings. Follow-up requests of full-text articles are subject to additional fees.

$30.00
Book - Interlibrary Loan

Book - Interlibrary Loan

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request a book from another library via an interlibrary loan. Once the book arrives at the BPSI library, Olga will notify you about loan conditions and lender’s fees. The flat fee of $5 is collected to cover return shipping and handling. Additional charges may apply (subject to lender library’s fees). Interlibrary loans of electronic journal articles and book chapters are processed seperately.

$5.00 - $15.00
Book Purchases

Book Purchases

If you wish to buy books from our used Book Sale, you can pay $5 online for a minimum of 5 books. Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to arrange a pick up or delivery of books. Specify your mailing address and add domestic/international shipping charges if you want us to mail books to you. Add $5 for domestic deliveries of up to 5 books, $10 – for international deliveries of up to 5 books.

$5.00
Copy/Print Fees – Bulk Purchase

Copy/Print Fees – Bulk Purchase

Photocopies and printouts made at BPSI cost .10 per page. You can now pay for your copies and prints online, in increments of $5 (50 pages). Thank you!

$5.00
Emailed Archival Documents

Emailed Archival Documents

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request an electronic copy of an archival document. If you call, please specify your email address. This service costs $10 per document. You will typically receive a high-resolution PDF file within 5 business days (off-site materials may take longer).

$10.00
FLEXIBLE AMOUNT PAYMENTS

FLEXIBLE AMOUNT PAYMENTS

books and services in variable prices

High-Resolution Images

High-Resolution Images

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request a high-resolution archival image without permissions to publish it. This service costs $25 per file. If you prefer to get your images on a CD, specify your mailing address and domestic ($5) or international ($10) shipping charges will be added at checkout.

$25.00
High-Resolution Images with Permission to Publish

High-Resolution Images with Permission to Publish

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request a high-resolution archival image for a publication in print or online. This service costs $75 for regular publication (print or online), $150 for a book cover image. If you prefer to get your images on a CD, specify your mailing address and domestic ($5) or international ($10) shipping charges will be added at checkout.

$75.00 - $150.00
Video Recording

Video Recording

Please contact Olga Umansky, 617-266-0953 x 104 to request a BPSI Course or Program video streaming or a video recording from the BPSI Archives. This service costs $25 for the Explo course or BPSI paid program recording, $15 - for other archival recordings.

$15.00 - $25.00