Systematic Reviews for the Social Sciences: Grey Literature

Types of Grey Literature

This diagram provides a visual representation of the various sources and types of grey literature commonly searched when conducting a systematic review:

Image obtained from: Rose Relevo Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2011 Annual Conference 9/20/11

http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2011/relevo/index.html

Searching Techniques

Every database works differently.  These resources provide guidance on searching different databases.

Guides to Searching for Grey Literature

The resources below provide detailed guidance on how to approach searching grey literature.  

Resources