"Copyright" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Copyright".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Copyright".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Copyright" by people in this website by year, and whether "Copyright" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.