Brown Web Resources for Entrepreneurship I:
- Copyright and Fair Use Policy
Brown University expects that all members of the University community respect the rights of ownership of intellectual property by adhering to United States copyright laws. The principle of fair use as set forth in the copyright act provides essential limitations to the exclusive rights of copyright owners that support the University's mission of teaching, scholarship, research, and free inquiry. In an effort to balance copyright law with fair use principles, Brown University is committed to providing tools and resources to the University community to assist decision-making in this complex environment..
- Copyright Infringement Policy
An FAQ describing copyright and what happens when an infringement occurs at Brown.
- FAQs: Brown Patent and Invention Policy
Answers to commonly asked questions about inventions and patenting at Brown.
- Technology Ventures Office
TVO exists to fulfill a number of interlocking and mutually dependent activities associated with the commercialization of intellectual property created by faculty and students at Brown including copyright and patents.
- Google Scholar
Google Scholar uses the Google search engine to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports. Google Scholar results include links to Brown University Library resources. These links will appear automatically if you search from an on-campus computer If you are off-campus and use the main URL, http://scholar.google.com, you must go to "Scholar Preferences" and search for "Brown". Please note that you must also log into your VPN client or to EZPROXY if you are off-campus. The Brown links appear as: Find It @ Brown Full Text at the end of the article title if the Library subscribes to full text or Find It @ Brown to search the Library's catalog or place an interlibrary loan request.