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ESL Flow chart for the digital provision of study materials to students

Is the publication online available, for example through the UL or another external site?1

You can place a link to the publication on a Virtual Learning


Environment, like sin-online. Note: If a reservation is made, permission from the owner is required.

Posting on virtual learning environments is Does the

Books2: parts of books shorter than 1/3 of the entire original book and contain max 10.000 words

Is the publication a short part?


authorized, when the source is mentioned. Publication of digital readers (consisting of


publication only includes a single work?


2 or more items in a single file) is permitted, but only if the secretariat has reported this at Stichting PRO and the source is mentioned.

Journal Articles: max. 8.000 words

Publication is permitted, provided that you

Are you the author of the publication?

Are you still the

give permission, in writing, for free use.


owner of the copyrights?

If multiple authors, all authors have to agree.



The publication is a long part. Try avoiding the use wherever possible, for example: by shorten the part or by replacing it for another publication/work. If you still have to use a long part, you have to ask permission of the Stichting Pro at least 8 weeks before publication. Have you received permission?

Publication in a virtual learning environment is permitted. A fee will be charged for each student who has access to the publication. Please note: that this fee is for the account of the section budget, in order to keep the costs low the publishing of long works is therefore strongly discouraged!


Alternative: let the students search for the publication in the library.

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It must relate to lawfully published files Concerning literary works: a max. of 2000 words, but this may not exceed a 1/10 of the complete work. To distinguish literary / non-literary

work you have to relate to the pretension of the creator: was his intention to write a scientific treatise then it is non-literary, was he pretending to write a literary work than it is regarded as literary.

Jurisprudence is always a short part. This only applies tot jurisprudence in its original form, as it was made available by the court. So this does

not apply to verdicts collected and published by a publisher, when taken from a compilation max 1/3 of that work.

Vrij bewerkt naar Erasmus School of Law, june 2012