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Requesting & Using Images

  • Permission to examine, scan or photograph material from the Library’s collections does not constitute or imply permission to reproduce that material. 
  • Please credit the library for use of its images with the credit line “The New York Botanical Garden, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library”
  • If requesting a scan of an oversized item, note that the item may need to be sent off-site.  In this case, higher fees would apply.
  • Please use the form linked below to submit a request for an image from the library’s collections.



Fee Schedule


Customer Will the images be published and/or exhibited? Cost per high-res image
Independent researcher / student / educator / NYBG staff No No charge; limit 25 images/month
Non-profit organization No $10
Yes $30
For-profit organization No $30
Yes $100


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Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: 10am - 4pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm 

Sat & Sun: Closed