The Grey Literature Network Service was founded in 1992. The goal of GreyNet is to facilitate dialog, research, and communication between persons and organisations in the field of grey literature. GreyNet further seeks to identify and distribute information on and about grey literature in networked environments. Its main activities include the International Conference Series on Grey Literature, the creation and maintenance of web-based resources, a moderated Listserv and combined Distribution List, The Grey Journal (TGJ), and curriculum development. Grey Literature is a field in library and Information science that deals with the production, distribution, and access to multiple document types produced on all levels of government, academics, business, and organization in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing i.e. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body.
Data Archiving and Networked Services, DANS (Netherlands) ● Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, KISTI (South Korea) ● Nuclear Information Section of the International Atomic Energy Agency, NIS-IAEA (Austria) ● Institute of Information Science and Technologies, ISTI-CNR (Italy) ● Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, CVTISR (Slovak Republic) ● EBSCO Publishing (USA) ● FEDLINK, Library of Congress (USA) ● Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, Inist-CNRS (France) ● New York Academy of Medicine, NYAM (USA) ● National Library of Technology, NTK (Czech Republic)
The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is written with students and instructors of Colleges and Schools of Library and Information Science in mind, it likewise serves as a reader for information professionals working in any and all like knowledge-based communities.ISBN 978-3-598-11793-0
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