Policy Reports and Working Papers
- Canadian Public Documents Collection
Collection of publications from Canadian public policy institutes, government agencies, advocacy groups, think-tanks, university research centres and other public interest groups.
- PolicyFile (U.S. Policy)
Provides access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and grey literature.
- Conference Board of Canada e-Library
- NBER (National Bureau of Economics Research) Working Papers)
Grey literature is an important source of information for research in public policy.
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
In addition to the resources above, Grey Literature also includes
- Grey Literature: What it is & how to find it (Simon Fraser University)
- GreyNet International Directory of organizations in grey literature from GreyNet International
- Grey Literature Report - provides updates to grey literature on health services and topics.