Policies regarding copyrighted material from the Joyce Foundation

The Foundation’s manuscripts are open to the Joyce community as well as to the general public. Materials may be studied on the premises.

Reproductions and Permissions

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors’ heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the ZJJF before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library’s usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

  • Photocopies for research purposes will be made for a fee on watermarked paper if ZJJF staff decides that this will not harm the material.
  • Photocopies are made solely for the convenience of the researcher; they cannot be reproduced or transferred to any other person or institution without the prior permission of ZJJF.
  • The use of digital cameras is not permitted.
  • Photographs whose copyright cannot be established will be charged with a licensing fee on publication.

Any mention of copyrighted material in your research must be acknowledged as follows:
[Description and date of item], [Collection name, if applicable], Zurich James Joyce Foundation.

b/w copies, A4 plain paper      CHF 0.20

 A4 watermarked paper
b/w                      CHF 2.00
colour                   CHF 4.00

photographs, drawings, cartoons
scanned images, 300dpi mailed as jpg-files:
personal use           CHF 10.—
commercial use      CHF 120.—

Postage fee
Minimum charge of CHF 3.00 plus postage due with every order.

By credit card or check, or in cash (if the request is made in person).