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Public Health Preparedness

a collection of resources for the PHP option in Homeland Security

Grey Literature

"Grey literature" is a broad category that refers to information published outside of traditional commercial publishers.

Grey literature includes everything from research and government reports to dissertations, conference proceedings, and clinical trial registries. Unlike journals, books, and other traditional types of publications, grey literature is not systematically indexed or organized.

Many of the resources on this guide will include Grey Literature, among more traditional types of information. Here is a primer on information needs of public health professionals.  

Grey Literature Resources