books to ebooks

Payment & delivery

Standard EOD eBooks

Your requested eBook is carefully scanned at a high resolution. Then automatic text recognition is carried out with especially practice. You get your digital book comfortable as a single file in PDF format and stand to benefit from follow functionalities:

  • Use your standard software (Adobe Acrobat Reader), to read the eBook on-screen, zoom in to the image or navigate through the book.
  • Print single pages or the entire book.
  • Use the full text search of individual terms.
  • Copy the images and parts of the text to other applications (e.g. word processors).
  • Save the entire text as a text file and edit it.

Price: 0.20€/page
The minimum price amounts to 12,50€ per order.

Additional information regarding your order

  • Historic prints that were published before 1800 and manuscripts will be digitized on demand as well. The price for this can differ depending on the overall condition and value of the book. We will give you sufficient notice in this case and we will offer you a non-binding estimation of costs according to our scale of fees.
  • We wish to point out that automatic text recognition (OCR) does not fully provide perfect results and inaccuracies can occur especially with older books.
  • By ordering you accept the Terms and Conditions.

EOD - single page scans from books and high-resolution reproduction

  • You can order reproductions in high resolution (tiff or jpeg) of particular images from the stock of the library.

Fee: 5€ /10€/ 20€ per file depending on the intended use according to our scale of fees. Please request a non-binding estimation of cost.

Please note:  According to the library’s scale of fees fees the fee for digital images amounts to 5 €. The fee for a commercial use (this includes publishing of any kind) amounts to 10 € for a circulation of up to 1000 copies, beyond that the fee amounts to 20 € per image.
A copyright agreement will be made if a publication is intended. Please list the estimated circulation figure in your order.

Payment options

Benefit from the various options of online payment:

  • Direct payment by all leading credit cards providers (Visa, Mastercard, Diners Club, American Express), Maestro or Paypal.
  • You can alternatively pay by invoice. Please contact us for the details needed for your transfer.


Shipment schedule: We endeavour to digitise and ship the book within 15 workdays. This, however, requires the physical presence of the book in the library. For longer shipment schedules we will inform you immediately.  
Shipment options: By standard our eBook will be available to you to download via the Internet immediately after payment. This link exists for two months. Thus you can immediately work with your eBook.  

You can also choose shipment on a data carrier (CD-ROM or DVD, depending on the size of the file, additionally 2.50€ per medium), subject to a surcharge:

  • Europe: EUR 6
  • Worldwide: EUR 8

Sale or return 

Unfortunately, returning eBooks is not possible, as the products are not suitable for this due to their nature. 

EOD Reprints

  • In addition to the digital form, the requested book will be reprinted in classic paperback and shipped right to you.
  • Therefore, the scanned images will be additionally processed and printed by a "print on demand" service provider.

Price: The price consists of a reprint price and a reprint delivery price.

  • Reprint price: EUR 6 plus EUR 0,02 / page
  • Reprint delivery price:
    • A: EUR 0
    • Europe: EUR 10
    • Worldwide: EUR 16

Shipment schedule for reprint: 7-14 days after successful payment