Grey Literature

Grey Literature 

Grey literature is defined as "information produced on all levels of government, academics, business and industry in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing" ie. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body." — ICGL Luxembourg definition, 1997. Expanded in New York, 2004

Types of Grey Literature

  • Government Information
  • Dissertations and Theses
  • Conference Proceedings (select Conference Proceedings Citation Index)
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Think Tanks

Finding grey literature


How-to Guide


Content last updated: February 14, 2019