Grey Literature

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Evidence-based medicine A body of publications produced by government, academia, or business and industry, in print and/or electronic forms, which is not published in easily accessible journals and may not appear in databases or through web searches
Examples Conference proceedings, abstracts of the research presented at conferences, unpublished theses, dissertations, government reports, technical reports, standards and specifications, translations, or other types of documentation.
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INIS also announced a new pricing structure for its bibliographic database on CD-ROM, which reduces its cost by approximately 85 percent, and the addition of a new CD-ROM product, which provides the full text of non-conventional literature (NCL or "grey" literature) cited in the database.
The information in the file is from journals, reports, conference proceedings, books, patents, project reports, and non-conventional literature.

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