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Grey Literature

What is Grey Literature?

Definition: materials and research produced by organizations outside of the traditional commercial or academic publishing and distribution channels

Grey lit formats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Site Searching

  • [enter keywords] site:[domain or domain url]
  • URLs: .org, .ngo, .ong, .gov, .int
  • No spaces between the word site and the domain!!!

​​minfulness site search

 

mindfulness rscd site search

 

 

 

Census & Related Data Sources

American Factfinder - https://factfinder.census.gov

City-Data - www.city-data.com

Historical Poverty and Income Tables - https://census.gov/topics/income-poverty/data/tables.html

Scholarly Sources

1. Form a Search Strategy Using Boolean Operators

  • Quotations [ '"x" ] - use around a specific phrase you wish to search on, narrows your search
    • "domestic violence"
  • OR - use for synonyms of major concepts, broadens your search
    • “domestic violence” OR “dating violence”
  • AND - connects major concepts, narrows your search
    • “domestic violence” OR “dating violence” AND outreach

2. Start in Articles, Books, and More: library.rochester.edu

3. Explore subject guides and relevant databases for your topic

 

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Outreach Librarian

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