Libraries and copyright

May a library scan a printed article and send it to someone else via e-mail?
Yes, a library may scan a printed article and send it to someone else via e-mail, provided that person uses it for personal study or exercise.

May a library place a digital master's thesis by a student in its repository, thus making the thesis available to everybody via the Internet?
Yes, provided that the library has permission from the holder of copyright. If the student has not made any specific agreement, he/she is holder of copyright.


Latest update: 1 January 2009