Copying licence for educational use

Using Kopiostos copying licence you are allowed to scan printed publications and copy text and images from open websites.

Using Kopiostos copying licence you are allowed to scan printed publications and copy text and images from open websites. The licence applies to both domestic and foreign materials.With text and images, the licence allows you to

  • Photocopy: 20 pages per publication, a maximum of half of the publication.
  • Scan:
    • 20 pages per publication, a maximum of 20 % of the publication.
    • A scientific article published in a scientific journal in its entirety.
  • Print out from the Internet: 20 pages per digital source.
  • Copy and save legally and freely available online material:
    • 20 images or A4-sized pages per website.
    • A scientific article published in a scientific journal in its entirety.
    • 20 pages per e-book; a maximum of 20 % of the e-book.

The digital copies have to be reported to Kopiosto. As a teacher you can do this yourself at Kopiosto's web page (reporting service only in Finnish). Please contact the library if you need any help: library@hanken.fi.The digital licence is an agreement made by Arene (Rectors' Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences), UNIFI (Universities Finland) and Kopiosto (Finnish Copyright Society).