Union Catalogues ARTO and Melinda: Support, Access Rights and Subscriber Agreement
For information about the contents and use of the union catalogues,
Free access to the Union Catalogues
Searching the Union Catalogues (Melinda and ARTO) is free of charge. Copy cataloguing, however, is subject to a fee.
Finnish public libraries and libraries of universities of applied sciences have a license to copy MARC records from Union Catalogues. In addition, union catalogue data producers have a right to copy cataloguing based on the producer contracts. Libraries involved in the SVUC Agreement have the right to copy records from Melinda. Others need a separate Subscriber Agreement. Access is based on IP addresses.
Subscriber Agreement and fees:
Additional information: linnea-posti(at)helsinki.fi