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Turun yliopiston kirjasto

E-aineistojen käyttöehdot: Thesaurus Linguae Graecae


Founded in 1972 the TLG has collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the fall of Byzantium in AD 1453. Its goal is to create a comprehensive digital library of Greek literature from antiquity to the present era.

Authorzsed user

Authorized users

  • persons affiliated with the Licensee (University of Turku)
  • full and part-time employees (including faculty, researchers, and staff)
  • students of Licensee and the institution of which it is part
  • patrons not affiliated with Licensee who are physically present at Licensee's site and have Licensee's permission to use its resources

Permitted use

Authorised users may


  • process, investigate, and analyse Licensed Materials
    • provided such prosessing is not undertaken for purposes of producing a commercially publisher documents which includes extensive portions of the Licensed Materials or which reproduces all or part of the Licensed Materials in a differing form the original form primarly as a result of mechanical, electronic, or other manipulation


  • make searches for words and phrases


  • make statistical analysis

Scholarly research

  • "all text processing and text manipulation activities which are clearly identifiable as scholarly research"


  • produce indices and concordances when such indices and concordances are intended for use as intermadiate tools by scholar or scholarly team engaged research into the data and are not intended for wider distribution

Prohibited use

Authorized users may not


  • publicate a Greek text from materials supplied by TLG if such text does not reflect the addition of significant value by the editor


  • download and reformat the text for redistribution


  • produce scholarly tools which consist primarly of a mechanical, electronic or other similar rearrangement of text and are intended for commercial publication and distribution


Access to the TLG is possible from the premises of Department of Classics.