Copyright is a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Constitution and granted by law for original works of authorship fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Copyright covers both published and unpublished works. Copyright.Gov, n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2014. <http://copyright.gov/help/faq>.
Much of this guide was originally developed and created by Erin Wolverton, Reference Associate (2015).