Grey Literature: A Valuable Untapped Stockpile of Information
Journal of the Young Librarians Association, Vol. 05, 2011
9 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2019
Date Written: 2011
Each piece of information irrespective of its origin, language, script, publication, accessibility, is very vital to support the life on earth. Information in present day world is available in so many form but still there is one form which despite being the most conventional is still the most unorganized and untapped pool of information. Importance of this primary source of information is no way less to any other form of information, what we call as Grey Literature. Even this gray literature becomes white without people actually realizing its origin. The present paper lays emphasis up on the importance of Gray Literature and the various ways and means by which this huge stockpile of information can be channelized into mainstream to maximize its exploitation. The present paper lays emphasis over the importance of grey literature and its untapped potential by which it can contribute significantly in growth and development of any country in every sphere of human activity.
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