What is intellectual property? A work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, etc.
What is public domain? For works created after 1977, the term of copyright is life of the author plus seventy years. However, previous copyright acts had different rules, and those rules will affect the duration of pre-1978 works.
Welcome to ISAGuides
Lib Guides are the library's research guides. These guides provide you with a quick and easy way to find help organize research, discover which library services and resources will be appropriate for your usage, and access project materials in one place.
If you have any questions, please contact me (Michelle Andis) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips for Success
*Know alternative names/spellings for your topic
*When conducting research keep your research question and outline in mind at all times.
*Start Early. Proper research takes time and is recursive in nature.