Mon • Nov

November 28-29, 2016


The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


$595 for participants; $495 for authors; $275 for one day, $100 for LIS Students


Co-sponsored by TextRelease and GreyNet International

The 18th International Conference on Grey Literature is a two-day conference on grey literature focusing on diversity as an effective way for information professionals to work together to innovate and create change. Diversity enhances creativity and encourages the search for new information and nuanced perspectives, leading to better decision-making and problem solving. Lunch will be provided. The intended audience for this conference is librarians, researchers, policy-makers, and publishers.

Conference topics include:

  • Effectiveness of grey literature in decision making and problem solving
  • Open access and shared grey resources
  • Aggregating data and its semantic analysis
  • Public awareness of grey literature via social media
  • Diversity in publishing and disseminating grey literature

Call for Papers: Participants who seek to present a paper at GL18 are invited  to submit an English language abstract between 350-400 words. The abstract should deal with the problem/goal, the research method/procedure, an indication of costs related to the project, as well as the anticipated results of the research. Abstracts are due by April 15, 2016. For more information, click here.