Grey Literature in the Health Sciences: An Intro to What, Where, and Why

What is grey literature and why is it important to systematic reviews and health sciences research? Even knowing the definition, grey literature can still be difficult to uncover. This DML workshop will help you to define grey literature, explain why it’s vital to health sciences research, and assist you to develop strategies on where to find it. At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

- Define grey literature (What)
- Recognize different types and characteristics of grey literature (What)
- Understand the importance of grey literature (Why)
- Identify where to locate grey literature (Where)

In person class size is limited to 25 students,There will be light snacks and water available, but you are welcome to bring your lunch for some meal-time learning.

This workshop is only available to members of Georgetown University and its affiliates with a,, or email address.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dahlgren Memorial Library, BACC Classroom, lower level
3900 Reservoir Road, N.W., Washington

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Students, Faculty/Staff


School of Nursing & Health Studies, School of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Biomedical Graduate Education, Dahlgren Memorial Library





C Scott Dorris, MLIS

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