Bolk – digital course material

Bolk is a one-stop-shop for course material to the Norwegian Higher Education sector. With the service, tailoring course material is fast and easy.

Historically, providing course content has been an expensive and time consuming manual process. Bolk enables online custom-made material that is delivered quickly and easily to the students enrolled in the course.

  • Course material can combine private and licensed works, and can be delivered in both print and digital formats
  • Reporting and auditing will be executed automatically
  • Publishers get complete and accurate reporting on earnings and usage


Bolk – The simple solution

Look how you can search, compile and order digital course material through one single solution.

New possibilities for publishers

Kopinor currently has licensing agreements with universities and colleges in Norway, covering more than 250 000 students. Through this general Kopinor licence, the Norwegian higher education sector can copy up to a pre-negotiated part of any publication in the world.

Kopinor's higher education licence (details)

The Bolk service combines the rules of the current Kopinor licence with publishers' permissions to exceed the set limit through an easy-to-use interface, thereby offering a unique solution to efficient delivery of digital course material on demand:

Kopinor licence

Allows for the same course:

  • 15 % of a book
  • 1 article per term
direct licence

May allow for the same course:

  • E.g. up to 30 % of a book
  • Terms set by publisher
Special orders Direct clearing by the publisher when
pre-authorised rights are exceeded

By introducing this online one-stop-shop, we aim to create value for all involved: rightsholders, publishers and users.

    Further information for publishers, please contact

  • Jørn Smedslund Executive Officer, Support Skaff
    Email: Phone: 23 10 74 44