Publishing

Changing the Way Research and Information are Shared

I just finished reading two very impactful books, which have had a direct impact on me as a Founder, as a consumer, and consequently in the maturation of GreyLit as ... Read more

All Research Matters… If Only We Could Find it

One of the very valid reasons for the open access movement is to address the massive gap between the volume of research that is paid for vs what gets published ... Read more

Decision-making Made Easier with Open Access

The open access movement is getting more and more attention. The question of where to publish outside of academia is one I have been so fascinated with that I left ... Read more

How to Organize Your Thoughts Before Writing

Putting pen to paper (or your fingers to the keyboard) can be intimidating. One of the hardest parts is knowing where to start and, once you’ve cleared that hurdle, it ... Read more

How to Spot Fake Research

Without a doubt, you’ve heard about fake news. At this point, the prevalence of fake news stories, which proliferate on venues like social media, has become a major public talking ... Read more

Understanding the Sunshine Clause

Sometimes we fail. Sometimes we try to do something and it doesn’t work for a variety of reasons. When that something has never been done before, we should give ourselves ... Read more

From Academia to the Workplace: Develop Your Style

In From Academia to the Workplace: Consider Your Diction, I introduced the disconnect between writing for professors in academia and writing for the workplace. I cautioned you to think carefully ... Read more

From Academia to the Workplace: Consider Your Diction

Besides going to classes, completing projects, and teaching undergrads, one of the most important jobs of a graduate student is preparing for the workforce. After all, that’s what all those ... Read more

Conquer Writer’s Block: How to Find a New Angle

Stuck, uninspired, unmotivated, feeling stale? Is writing that mid-project summary report feeling like a pending dental appointment? Are you staring at data wondering how to make it sound more interesting ... Read more

How GreyLit Would Have Helped Me

I had been working in public health for about seven years, and was getting itchy feet and so had applied for an Epidemiologist position with the National Health Service in ... Read more

Do You Have FMA?

In research and in the frontlines of healthcare we often avoid making comparisons between our organization and the black-white world of business. We may even be a bit snobby about ... Read more

11 Reasons Why You Need GreyLit

Attention frontline health practitioners and all health professionals balancing on the tightrope between care provision and administration. You have a passion to help people. So you spent time learning a ... Read more

An Antidote to One Publication Bias

John Antonakis talks about the five diseases of research publication, and they are worth noting for both their accuracy and fantastic nomenclature: Significosis – an inordinate focus on statistically significant ... Read more

GreyLit Sits Here

Much research and analysis have been conducted on the existence, the impact and resolutions of various publication biases found in published research. Many passionate researchers, observers and decision makers have ... Read more

What is Grey Literature?

Wikipedia defines grey literature as “the materials and research produced by organizations outside of the traditional commercial or academic publishing and distribution channels. Organizations that produce grey literature include government ... Read more

Free Resources

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Understand why the world needs open access and discover how you can contribute.

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Learn "why and how" to be more curious about your progress and decision making.

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Persuasive Report Writing Made Easy (1)

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The right words will evoke emotion and trigger curiosity. They will make reading your report an enjoyable experience.

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A process to help you make informed decisions about what to read... or reject. Inside you'll also find a handy quick reference sheet.

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