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The GLS project will be presenting a paper and a workshop on grey literature covering current issues and strategies for the future at the Information Online conference in Brisbane, 12 - 15 February 2013

The fourteenth International Conference on Grey Literature, titled 'Tracking Innovation through Grey Literature' was held recently in Rome on 29-30 November 2012.

Slides from five presentations from the Where is the evidence conference have now been posted on Slideshare and on the Grey Literature Strategies website. Audio and video still to come.

View Presentation slides

We are very pleased to announce that Professor Marian Simms, Executive Director for Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences at the Australian Research Council has kindly agreed to  officially launch the Grey Literature Strategies project at a ceremony to be held during the Where is the Evidence conference at the National Library on Wednesday 10 October.

New strategies are needed to avoid losing valuable online content, writes Amanda Lawrence on Australian Policy Online.

The US Government General Accountability Office has won the 2012 Ignobel Prize for issuing a report about reports about reports that recommends the preparation of a report about the report about reports about reports.

This website has been created for the Grey Literature Strategies project, a 3 year research project investigating best practice strategies for managing and accessing informal publications.
 This website will be the place where we can keep the community informed about our project and also encourage discussion and dissemination of ideas and debate on these issues. We will also be setting up and participating in discussions on social media networks as go and creating resource lists and publishing information in a variety of formats. We hope that anyone interested in this issue will engage with the project and help us develop better strategies for the many stakeholders engaged with grey literature including producers, users and collecting organisations.