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Venue: Conference room, National Library of Australia, Canberra
When: 1.30 – 3.30 pm Wednesday 19 March 2014
Followed by afternoon tea and networking from 3.30 – 4.30 pm - See more at: http://greylitstrategies.info/events/understanding-evidence-base-grey-li...

Free public seminar
1.30 – 3.30 pm Wednesday 19 March 2014
Followed by afternoon tea and networking from 3.30 – 4.30 pm
Venue: Conference room, National Library of Australia, Canberra

Research for policy and practice is often produced and used in the form of reports and papers that are created by organisations such as government departments and agencies, think tanks, NGOs and academic centres. Yet the role and value of this material is little understood and often overlooked. This public seminar will present findings from two innovative projects aiming to enhance the value of grey literature for policy and practice. The Grey Literature Strategies ARC Linkage project and the NLA's new Australian Government Web Archive.

Three online surveys for the Grey Literature Strategies research project were conducted in 2013. The online version of the questionaires is no longer live but the questionaires can be dowloaded as word or PDF versions below.

Prof Keith Jeffery presents on the value of grey literature to research business and society at the Where is the evidence conference 2013 held at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia on 11 November 2013.

Keith Jeffery is past director IT at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and is President of ERCIM and past president of euroCRIS.

 

Presentation by Jess Tyndall on grey literature and health research at the Where is the evidence conference 2013 held at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, 11 November 2013.

Jess Tyndall is Head, Gus Fraenkel Medical Library, Flinders University

 

Dr Adrian Cherney from the University of Queensland presented some recent findings from an ARC Linkage project investigating the utilisation of social science research in policy development at the Where is the evidence conference 2013 in Melbourne, 11 November 2013.

More information on this project which has many aspects to it is available at the project website: The Utilisation of Social Science Research in Policy Development and Program Review 


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