Policy Reports, Think Tanks & Grey Literature

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.
  • Policy File Index 
  •      Provides access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and grey literature.


Grey Literature

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


Additional Resources





Content last reviewed: April 27, 2021