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Descriptions and metadata
The use of manuscript descriptions is regulated by Creative Commons BY 4.0 license. This license permits the use of the descriptions, as long as proper source citation is provided.
Metadata harvesting using OAI interfaces is allowed and not subject to copyright.
Source citations should take the following form:
Citing a manuscript:
Location, Library, Shelf-mark, leaf / page number (www.codicesfennici.fi)
Citing a manuscript description:
Cataloguer, manuscript title (www.codicesfennici.fi)