Nuclear Information Section of the International Atomic Energy Agency (NIS-IAEA), Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information (CVTISR); EBSCO Publishing (USA); FEDLINK, Library of Congress (USA); INIST-CNRS (France); The New York Academy of Medicine (USA); National Technical Library (Czech Republic)
"GreyNet is dedicated to Research, Publication, Open Access, and Education in the field of Grey Literature"
GL15 Pre-Conference Announcement
GreyNet Business Report 2012 (PDF)
Mission Statement 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, a combined Distribution List, The Grey Journal (TGJ), as well as curriculum development in the field of grey literature.
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.
GreyNet Award 2012
GreyNet Award 2012 will be presented to Petra Pejsova at this year’s Annual Award Dinner in Rome
Petra Pejsova graduated in Information science and librarianship at the Charles University in Prague. Currently, she is a manager of the National Repository of Grey Literature in the Czech Republic. Its goal is a systematic collection, long-term archival and provision of access to specialized grey literature, especially dealing with research and development, civil service and education, as well as in the business sphere and "open access" at the national level. Pejsova manages an international working group for development of the Vocabulary of Grey Literature Types and works in the National Technical Library as a head of the Digital National Technical Library, where she leads digitalization projects. Through lectures and publications, Pejsova provides information on grey literature in the Czech Republic. She is the editor of ‘Repositories of Grey Literature’ published in 2010 and an author of the certified methodology for processing, long-term preservation and accessibility of grey literature in the Czech Republic. Since 2008, Petra has authored/co-authored a number of research papers presented and published in the International Conference Series on Grey Literature.
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
Now in Print
Now in Print - GL13 Conference Proceedings
Thirteenth International Conference on Grey Literature : The Grey Circuit, From Social Networking to Wealth Creation, 5-6 December 2011 / compiled by D.J. Farace and J. Frantzen ; GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service. – Amsterdam : TextRelease, February 2012. –184p. – Author Index. – (GL conference series, ISSN 1386-2316 ; No. 13)
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