International Journal on Grey Literature: Volume 1 Issue 2

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The impact of alternative presses on scientific communication

Irwin Weintraub

Most grey literature tends to support the disciplines it serves and does not usually raise issues regarding social, political, or ethical considerations. The “other” grey…


The alternative media: open sources on what’s real

Daniel C. Tsang

To ignore the alternative press is perilous. The Cold War may have ended, but social protest literature abounds, not just on the Web. Grey political left literature deserves more…


An architecture for grey literature in a R&D context

Keith G. Jeffery

The importance of grey literature is becoming increasingly recognised. For many organisations it encapsulates the knowledge and know‐how and thus is a vital business asset. It has…

Interview with Dominic Farace, founder of GreyNet

Julia Gelfand

Covers how Dominic Farace, the GreyNet director, first became involved in the grey literature scene, and explains how and why the Grey Literature Network Service has developed…


Attitudes and use of complementary and alternative medicine by California family physicians

Michael A. Amster, Greg Cogert, Desiree A. Lie, Joseph E. Scherger

This paper examines the attitudes and use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by family physicians. A questionnaire was completed by 234 participants at the 1998…


Information Technology Road Maps: a bibliographic database pilot project

Gerry McKiernan

In an effort to facilitate the identification and use of highly‐relevant publications and resources relating to the social and economic implications of information, computation…


Information and literacy in a time of AIDS: observations of Ethiopia today: a case for grey literature

Marlena Wald

Reviews the poor availability of white literature on AIDS, for use by both health workers and the general public in Ethiopia, as a case for using grey literature to raise…




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