Grey Literature Week Events

18th International Conference on Grey Literature: Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature

The New York Academy of Medicine is hosting the 18th International Conference on Grey Literature (GL18), November 28 and 29, 2016, Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature. We will be welcoming participants and researchers from across the globe.

See the full program

Register for the GL18 Conference. Limited registration awards available here.

Submit poster abstracts until November 1, 2016

Plus, your research on grey literature may win you the Best Conference Poster Award.

The First Grey Literature Week (#GreyLitWeek)

During the conference we will be designating the week of Nov 28-Dec 2 as #GreyLitWeek. As part of this initiative we will be hosting workshops and sharing research and events about grey literature.

November 30, 2016 workshops:

Hello Islandora: Building a Digital Repository. Registration information.

  • Morning panel on Developing Islandora Digital Collections
  • Afternoon Hands-on Demonstration of Islandora


Grey Literature: Intro and Search Strategies. Registration information.

  • Understanding of grey literature and hands-on search activities


December 1, 2016 workshops:

Grey Literature End of Term Harvest. 10-1pm, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029.

The change of government administration brings the potential to eliminate websites, remove information and limit access to past administration content. This day we will identify such websites, particularly in areas on the Affordable Care Act, climate change and more, focusing on government social media and information not on .gov domains.

Participants will nominate sites for archiving in the 2016 End on Term (EOT) project at:

Contact to find out more and to register.

Grey Literature Wiki Edit-A-Thon. Registration information. Co-hosted with New York Wikipedia (WM NYC) held at the Academy.

Volunteer opportunities available. Please contact us at

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We look forward to seeing you there.