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What is grey literature?
Grey literature refers to research that is either unpublished or has been published in non-commercial form. It can include:
Grey literature can be a good source of raw data (statistics). It is likely to be more sector or industry focused rather than academic, and can be used effectively in conjunction with academic sources. It is often international, open access, and freely available.
Add "conference proceedings" or "conference papers" to your search in these databases to bring back conference materials.
Scopus contains over 5 million conference proceedings
Academic Search Complete has an extensive catalogue of conferences from around the world.
Covers technical, computer and management conference proceedings.
The following resources provide information produced by the UK government and its agencies.
Once you click on the link search for the topic you are interested in eg. social media.