Sometimes we need to go beyond library databases to find information online; however, it can be difficult to determine what sources are trustworthy.
A great option is a type of online information known as
The term 'grey literature' originated in health sciences but has started to be used in other fields as well. Whereas traditional publishing bodies publish information with the intent to make a profit (think of books, newspapers, magazines, television, etc.), grey literature is created and/or distributed by governments, scholars, and experts and is therefore considered credible.
You can find it in many formats, including:
More benefits to using grey literature include:
This all adds up to being: