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Introduction to Grey Literature

Grey literature is any material published outside of mainstream book and journal publishing. This includes most webpages, government documents, theses, corporate documents, reports, conference proceedings, online handbooks and manuals, and much more.

Conference Proceedings

If you are aware of the major conferences covering your topic, you can directly search the conference websites. The following databases also include some conference proceedings: 

Grey Literature Specific Databases

Other resources

Theses

Health Sciences Grey Literature Collection

Search the Health Sciences Grey Literature Collection (ARCHIVE-IT) of government documents, research reports, web sites and other material.