Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

October 2007


Published in Science & Technology Libraries 28(3) 2007. Copyright © 2007 Haworth Press.


Patent information is now freely available online from many patenting authorities. Online tutorials for patent searching are available from engineering, business, and other library Web sites. This article highlights some areas to consider covering in library instruction, reviews patent tutorials, and gives some suggestions for delivering patent searching information to our students and library patrons.