Grey Literature Resources for Finding Government Information
Grey Literature is defined as “that which is produced on all levels of government, academics, business and industry in print and electronic formats, but which is not controlled by commercial publishers”.
Examples include papers, reports, technical note
Often you may searching for information on an issue that is extremely current and hasn’t been studied in depth enough for there to be much or any published work done on it. Especially when creating new legislation.
Grey literature like theses and dissertations as well as conference proceedings can be very valuable research tools there is not a large body of research on the issue