Research for Thesis & Dissertation Literature Reviews: Gray Literature

Think Tank Search

Think tanks are institutions or organizations that are affiliated with universities, governments, advocacy groups, foundations, non-governmental organizations, and businesses that generate public policy research, analysis, and activity. (Harvard Kennedy School, Library & Knowledge Services)

Gray Literature Resources

Search for Federal & State Government Documents

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Proceedings in Web of Science

After performing a search for your topic in Web of Science, use the Proceedings limit under "Document Types" to refine your search to conference proceedings.

Selecting proceedings from document type limits in Web of Science

What is Grey Literature?

Watch this two-minute video for a brief introduction to grey literature from Western University.