Events

Past Event

18th International Conference on Grey Literature: Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature

November 28, 2016 - November 29, 2016
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York

he 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

Please visit the conference’s website for more details. Ticket costs range between $100 and $595. 

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. More information can be found via the GL18 website