The amount of copies we buy of the obligatory course literature depends on how many students there are on the course. We buy one copy for every ten students, one of these is always a one day loan. Below is an example of how many course literature books we buy:
20 students : 1 one day loan + 1 one week loan. (minimum limit)
50 students : 1 one day loan + 4 one week loans.
100 students : 1 one day loan + 9 one week loans. (maximum limit)
If a book is available as an electronic version with unlimited amount of simultaneous readers, we buy 1 copy of the electronic book and no printed books.
When fewer pages than a hundred pages are to be read of a book, the library only purchases 1 one day loan.
Sometimes the course literature includes articles from journals that the library does not subscribe to. In these cases, the students are referred to use the inter library loan service.
In case of reference, in-depth and books that are not obligatory in the courses, we buy an electronic copy, if available, otherwise we buy 1 printed one week loan.
Selectable literature shall be acquired as 1 copy of one day loan and 1 copy of one week loan. If an electronic book is available, we buy this instead.