Open Science Encompasses New Forms of Grey Literature “For more than a quarter century, grey Literature communities have explored ways to open science to other methods of reviewing, publishing, and making valuable information resources publicly accessible. This Twenty-First International Conference on Grey Literature seeks to demonstrate how the principles of science and advancements in information technology have impacted the field of grey literature and in turn how grey literature by implementing these has contributed to the open science movement.”(GreyNet, 2019)
The Grey Literature Network Service was founded in 1992. The goal of GreyNet is to facilitate dialog, research, and communication between persons and organisations in the field of grey literature. GreyNet further seeks to identify and distribute information on and about grey literature in networked environments. Its main activities include the International Conference Series on Grey Literature, the creation and maintenance of web-based resources, a moderated Listserv and combined Distribution List, The Grey Journal (TGJ), and curriculum development. Grey Literature is a field in library and Information science that deals with the production, distribution, and access to multiple document types produced on all levels of government, academics, business, and organization in electronic and print formats not controlled by commercial publishing i.e. where publishing is not the primary activity of the producing body.
GreyNet's Service Providers
Grey Literature Network Service and Providers
GreyNet is fully open access compliant. Authors and Researchers in grey literature communities worldwide know that their metadata, full-texts, slide presentations, research data, and other outputs are preserved and made openly accessible to the broader public.
• GreyGuide Portal and Repository • OpenGrey Repository • Dans Data Archive • OpenAIRE European Repository Network •WorldWideScience.org Global Sceince Gateway
GreyNet's Focus on Science and Society
GreyNet' Focus on Science and Society: Attention to Research and Community
“The idea holds that extensive and protracted research would define an area of information science more than solely formulating a definition of grey literature.”
ASSOCIATE MEMBERS AND CORPORATE AUTHORS
Data Archiving and Networked Services, DANS (Netherlands) ● Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, KISTI (South Korea) ● Nuclear Information Section of the International Atomic Energy Agency, NIS-IAEA (Austria) ● Institute of Information Science and Technologies, ISTI-CNR (Italy) ● Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information, CVTISR (Slovak Republic) ● Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, Inist-CNRS (France) ● University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries (USA) ● National Library of Technology, NTK (Czech Republic)
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