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Research Guides

IDSA01 Spring 2021

Current Services & Operations @ UTSC Library

Please see the link below to learn more about current services and space available at UTSC Library. 

Identify Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

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Find Grey Literature

What is grey literature?

  • Grey literature is information produced outside of traditional publishing and distribution channels, and can include reports, policy literature, working papers, newsletters, government documents, speeches, white papers, urban plans, and so on.   
  • This information is often produced by organizations "on the ground"
    • such as government and inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organisations, and industry)to store information and report on activities, either for their own use or wider sharing and distribution, and without the delays and restrictions of commercial and academic publishing. 

From Grey Literature:   What is it & how to find it (Simon Fraser)

Where can I find grey literature?

  • Visit websites for government departments and NGOs that are relevant to your research topic.   These are often excellent sources of grey literature.   Example site:   USAID

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