The Elephant in the Room: Toward a Definition of Grey Legal Literature

Law Library Journal, Vol. 107:4, 2015

17 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2015  

Taryn L. Rucinski

Pace University Law School; St. John's University

Date Written: December 2015

Abstract

This article explores the history, definitions, and characteristics of the category of information resources known as grey literature. By applying this schema to the law, this article will propose a new definition of grey legal literature and apply it to the current lexicon of legal information resources.

Keywords: Grey Literature, Legal Research, Law Librarianship, Legal Research Methods, Librarianship

Suggested Citation

Rucinski, Taryn L., The Elephant in the Room: Toward a Definition of Grey Legal Literature (December 2015). Law Library Journal, Vol. 107:4, 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2708884

Taryn L. Rucinski (Contact Author)

Pace University Law School ( email )

78 N. Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603
United States

HOME PAGE: http://law.pace.edu/faculty/taryn-l-rucinski

St. John's University

8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
United States

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