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GL systems and services in the specific fields of vocational training and labour policies in Italy: The ISFOL case

Pitoni, Isabella (ISFOL); Macri, Diana (ISFOL); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2003)
The consciousness of the central role that issuing organisations have in the production, distribution and management of their grey literature is the theoretical context for this paper. The paper focuses a particular kind of GL system settled by an Italian public research institute primary involved in vocational training and labour policies, in the framework of the UE strategies for European Social Fund. Within this context, it aims to present the GL systems and services that ISFOL makes avail...

Access to Multicultural/Multiethnic Grey Literature : A Networked Approach African American Resources

Evans, V. Tessa Perry (Rutgers University Libraries); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (1998)
Multicultural/multiethnic grey literature is a concept first introduced and defined at the GL'95. Multicultural-multiethnic GL, although considered primary resources, have been fragmented and scattered or buried within other reports and documents making them difficult to identify and access. If these materials are to be of any real value, they must be located, organized, and made accessible to the communities they represent as well as to the general public. GL'95 presentations focused on the ...

From Weimar to Maastricht and beyond : half a century with grey literature

Chillag, J.P. (Leeds Methropolitan University); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (1994)
Sketches the author's first encounter and his close association with grey literature over half a century. Gives the background to how the present British Library Document Supply Centre became the largest single centre for collecting grey literature is given. Starting from his links with he early days of EURATOM, some details of EUR document are explained, citing it also as an example on how grey literature becomes white. With another European Community example, the converse is shown with a dr...

An Architecture for Grey Literature in a R&D Context

Jefferey, Keith G. (CLRC); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2000)
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 similar importance in quality of life aspects-healthcare, environment and culture. Grey Literature in a R&D environment represents the cutting edge of this knowledge and so its management is of utmost importance. Partly based on involvement in defining the datamodels for R&D information interchange across Europe, th...

Share GreyLit: Using Social Media to Communicate Grey Literature

Aloia, Danielle (NYAM); Naughton, Robin (NYAM); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2016)
The Grey Literature Report produced by the New York Academy of Medicine supports efforts of researchers, health practitioners, and policy makers in urban and public health by curating, preserving and providing access to high quality, cutting edge research. Grey literature is continually being added to systematic reviews and evidence-based practice in the health sciences. It is also being called upon as an area of research that needs to be disseminated and communicated effectively. This resear...

Expanding the Horizon of Grey Literature

Mackenzie Owen, John (UvA); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (1998)
Grey literature - loosely defined as information distributed directly by its creator - is gaining importance due to the development of digital information networks. Individuals and organizations are using these networks, making vast amounts of information available on a global scale. The role and added value of traditional publishers and libraries is being questioned. Some argue that grey literature will become more important than published literature; others disagree. During the Third Intern...

Trends in Publishing Academic Grey Literature : Examples from Economics

Mili, Fethy (Universite de Montreal); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2000)
What impact might electronic publishing have on grey literature? This work tries to give some answers based on changes in the publishing of economics research preprints or working-paper series. Institutions and some members of the economics community have created archives to facilitate access to working papers. In this document, we evaluate the prospects for electronic publishing of economics preprints using an inventory of material available from institutions' web sites. Also the paper conta...

Industrial Philology: Problems and techniques of data and archives preservation for future generations

Sassolini, Eva (ILC-CNR); Sassi, Manuela (ILC-CNR); Cucurullo, Sebastiana (ILC-CNR); Cinini, Alessandra (ILC-CNR); Sbrulli, Stefano (ILC-CNR); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2014)
Institute of Computational Linguistics in its fifty-year history has accumulated a wide variety of texts and corpora that have been stored in various formats and record layouts. Today, the memory of the procedures and codes of the past is still documented and the people who worked there are in service, we must thus plan a recovery strategy that maintains digital preservation and reuse. For example, one can cite texts in Latin and ancient Greek, which required a complicated system of encoding ...

A linked data Vocabulary of the Types of Grey Literature: Version 1.0

Pejsova, Petra (NTK); Simandlova, Tereza (NTK); Mynarz, Jindrich (NTK); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2011)
The aim of this article is to introduce the Vocabulary of the Types of Grey Literature, the development of which was initiated at the National Technical Library in Prague, Czech Republic. The vocabulary is created in a way compliant with the principles of linked data. The first version of the vocabulary is available from the project website http://code.google.com/p/grey-literature-typology Includes: Conference preprint, Powerpoint presentation, Abstract and Biographical notes XA ...

Grey Literature, E-Repositories and Evaluation of Academic and Research Institutes. The case study of BPI e-repository

Kitsiou, Maria V. (BPI); Souvlidis, Vasileios (BPI); GreyNet, Grey Literature Network Service (2013)
E-repositories are internet databases, in which the whole intellectual property produced by an Educational Foundation or a Research Institute can be gathered, classified, reserved and, of course, disseminated. It is known that e-repositories are based on Open Access and Knowledge Dissemination concept, providing access-without restriction- to scientific information. But, it is not known that e-repositories can be proved useful and usable "tools" for the evaluation of Universities and Rese...
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