The ALRC have announced that their next discussion paper will be published on Tuesday 4 June followed by another round of submissions. This follows the first Issues paper put out last year.

Keynote speech by Professor Julian Thomas presented at the conference Where is the evidence: policy, research and the rise of grey literature, held in Canberra, October 2012.

 

Grey literature is the subject of an ABC Radio National Big Ideas program - Grey literature: digital scholarship or digital dust - broadcast Tuesday 26 February at 8pm and also available as a podcast. The program will feature Prof Julian Thomas, Director of the Swinburne Institute for Social Research and chief investigator on the Grey Literature Strategies project along with highlights from the final panel discussion moderated by Crikey's Bernhard Keane

No longer are publishers the primary conduit through which content must pass before it is disseminated to the world. This is a radically new paradigm and despite our best efforts, libraries (and many other related institutions) have not been able to keep pace with the impact this shift has had on collection development and long term access.

This article by Amanda Lawrence was recently published in the Australian Library and Information Management Association's Incite Magazine, Vol 34 Issue1/2 (Jan/Feb 2013)

GL15 Announcement and 1st Call for Papers for the conference to be held in Bratislava, Slovakia 2 - 3 December 2013

The GLS project will be presenting a paper and a workshop on grey literature covering current issues and strategies for the future at the Information Online conference in Brisbane, 12 - 15 February 2013

The fourteenth International Conference on Grey Literature, titled 'Tracking Innovation through Grey Literature' was held recently in Rome on 29-30 November 2012.

 The Grey Literature Strategies project made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission inquiry into Copyright and the Digital Economy which received 270+ submissions in response to the Issues Paper released in August 2012.

Slides from five presentations from the Where is the evidence conference have now been posted on Slideshare and on the Grey Literature Strategies website. Audio and video still to come.

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