Fee Schedule

For paper copies or digital images.  In most cases, a bill for services will accompany paper or electronic copies. In cases of charges in excess of $50, payment will be required before delivery. 

Type Fee Per Notes

Naturalization

$5.00

record

This charge is incurred ONLY on records that were located. No charge for the search itself. The indexes for all the counties in our holdings: Dodge, Marquette, Green Lake, Fond du Lac and Winnebago are on-line as part of our Court Records Index.

Vital

$5.00

record

This charge is incurred ONLY on records that were located. No charge for the search itself. The Wisconsin Historical Society hosts an on-line index of all birth, death and marriage records we hold.

Please visit here to see if records are available then return and use this ORDER form to make a request for Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Marquette and Winnebago county records only.

Divorce, Civil Case $10.00 case In those cases in which reproductions are requested and a full citation is easily available (provided by the patron OR by the UWO ARC) by use of an available index, a single $10 service charge will be imposed. This covers reproduction of the full case file regardless of length. Search and order MANY of our court records using the Court Records Index.

Use this ORDER form to request records from collections not yet indexed.
Book, Newspaper $5.00 request From a single book or newspaper, 10 pages or fewer.
Tax Rolls  $5.00 request Charged for EACH year's record.  In cases where multiple properties' records are requested from a single year, only a single charge will be imposed. 
Obituary $5.00 request A request consists of an obituary for single individual. Full citation is not required, patron must provide the date of death and the likely newspaper or community the obituary appeared in. If digital copies are requested, electronic delivery will be attempted.

Sustained

$10.00

1/2 hr.

Sustained research is defined as activities to discover information that involves going beyond searching individual indexes to find citations. It involves reviewing records for content, cross referencing other sources, etc. It is distinguished from simple "reference" which is defined as the provision of general information about holdings, simple facts, agency hours and services. Reference service is free.

Included in this $10 are the first 20 pages of any digital images / photocopies that are requested. After that a charge of $0.25 per page will be imposed.

Exceptions to sustained research fees:
• Research requested by local or state government agencies.

Video, Audio

$10 min.

varies

Fees for copies of audio and video recordings will vary depending on the charges the library incurs from UW Oshkosh media staff or external vendors. Cost to the patron will be the total of those charges plus any sustained research charges incurred.