Michigan State University

EBM Pricing

Books in the On Demand Database will be charged at the Suggested Retail Price.

Pricing for all other books not found in the catalog will be as follows:

Basic Package

  • $10.00 Setup - includes the time needed to assess files for print readiness and upload them to the machine*
  • If there are any errors in the first copy (that are not due to an error with the EBM) an upload of the revision is $5.00
*Additional formatting will be charged at a rate of $10.00 per half hour


After the initial setup, each book is printed on a price-per-page fee:

  • Black and white 40-99 pages - $8.00 flat rate
  • Black and white 100+ pages - $9.00 for the first 100 pages, plus $0.02 per page for each additional page 101-800

Premium Package

$50.00 - Includes:

  • 1/2 hour meeting EBM Coordinator to discuss file requirements, submission guidelines, and any additional Q & As
  • File conversions to PDF as necessary
  • A proof copy to go over before printing the entire order
  • If an error is noticed in the proof that was not created by the EBM, the revision upload is $5.00

Additional Options:

Cover Design Fee

  • Includes comprehensive design of a cover to fit your content - $40.00 per hour, billed in ¼ hour increments with a minimum of one hour

Color Pages

  • Color-printed interiors are an additional $0.10 per page

Cream-colored Paper

  • Additional $0.01 per page

Bulk Purchases

  • 50+ copies - 10% off