Papers

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Janowicz, M., Rolston, S.J., and Wells, P.G. (Eds.). (2015). Sustaining the Bay of Fundy: Linking Science,
Communication, Policy, and Community Action. Proceedings of the 10th BoFEP Bay of Fundy Science
Workshop, Coastal Zone Canada Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 2014. Bay of Fundy Ecosystem
Partnership Technical Report No. 8. Bay of Fundy Ecosystem Partnership, Tantallon, NS. 31 p. Link.
MacDonald, B. H., Ross, J. D., Soomai, S. S., & Wells, P. G. (2015). How information in grey literature informs policy and decision-making: A perspective on the need to understand the processes. The Grey Journal, 11(1), 7-16. Full Entry
Cossarini, D. M., MacDonald, B. H., & Wells, P. G. (2014). Communicating marine environmental information to decision makers: Enablers and barriers to use of publications (grey literature) of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Ocean & Coastal Management, 96, 163-172. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.05.015. Full Entry
Wells, P. G. (2014). Managing ocean information for the digital era – Events in Canada open questions about the role of marine science libraries. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 83(1), 1-4. (Link to Article) (Link to Related Post)
Soomai, S.S., MacDonald, B.H., & Wells, P.G. (2013). Communicating environmental information to the stakeholders in coastal and marine policy-making: Case studies from Nova Scotia and the Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy region. Marine Policy, 40, 176-186....(Full Entry)
Taylor, L. N., Doe, K. G., Scroggins, R. P., & Wells, P. G. (2013). Regulatory ecotoxicology testing in Canada – activities and influence of the Inter-Governmental Ecotoxicological Testing Group. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada, 48(1), 14-29. (Full Entry)
Wells, P. G. (2013). Canadian aquatic science and environmental legislation under threat. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 69, 1-2. (Link to article) (Link to related post)
Wells, P. G. (2013). Supporting science in Canada. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, (47)2, 205-210.(Full Entry)
MacDonald, B. H., De Santo, E. M., Quigley, K. Soomai, S. S., & Wells, P. G. (2013). Tracking the influence of grey literature in public policy contexts: The necessity and benefits of interdisciplinary research. The Grey Journal, 9(2), 61-68.(Full Entry)
Soomai, S.S. (2012). The use and influence of scientific information in environmental policy making: Lessons learned from Nova Scotia. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, 47(1), 155-170.
Wells, P. G. (2012). Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Carson's Silent Spring. Faculty of Management and International Ocean Institute, Dalhousie University: Halifax, NS...(Full Entry)
Soomai, S.S., Wells, P.G., & MacDonald, B.H. (2011). Multi-stakeholder perspectives on the use and influence of "grey" scientific information in fisheries management. Marine Policy, 35(1), 50-62. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2010.07.006. (Full Entry)
Hutton, G.R.G. (2010). Understanding Influence of Scientific Information in the Digital Age: A Study of the Grey Literature of a United Nations Advisory Group. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, 45 (2), 91-101...(Full Entry)
Cossarini, D. 2010. Communicating scientific information for environmental solutions: A knowledge management perspective. Extended abstract submitted at the 2010 Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS) Conference “Information Science: Synergy through Diversity”, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec. June 2 – 4 2010(Full Entry)
Hutton, G. (2009). Scientific Grey Literature in a Digital Age: Measuring its Use and Influence in an Evolving Information Economy. American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)ƒ...(Full Entry)
MacDonald, B. H., Cossarini, D. M. & Wells, P. G. (2009). Understanding the Use and Influence of Publications of Intergovernmental Environmental Organizations: Evidence from an Analysis of Internal Sources. Eleventh International Conference on Grey Literature, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 14-15 December, 2009.(Full Entry)
Wells, P. G., MacDonald, B. H., Toms, E. G., Percy, J. P., Cordes, R. E., Hutton, G. R. G., Cossarini, D. M., Hinch, P. R. & Rolston. S. J. (2009). Enhancing the use and influence of the Bay of Fundy information – results and insights from recent studies of the BoFEP Fundy Informatics Working Group. In Redden et al (Ed.) Proceedings of the 8th BoFEP Bay of Fundy Science Workshop, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, May 26-29, 2009. (BoFEP Technical Report, 4, 132-138.(Full Entry)
MacDonald, B. H., Cordes, R. E. & Wells, P. G. (2007). Assessing the diffusion and impact of grey literature published by international intergovernmental scientific groups: the case of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Publishing Resources Quarterly, 23, 30–46 ... (Full Entry)
MacDonald, B. H. & Wells, P. G. (2007). From science to policy and decision making: investigating the use and impact of grey literature of government agencies focused on the environment. The Grey Journal 3, 2, 114...(Full Entry)
MacDonald, B. H., Cordes, R. E., & Wells, P. G. (2004). Grey literature in the life of GESAMP, an international marine scientific advisory body. Publishing Research Quarterly, 20(1), 25-41...(Full Entry)
Cordes, R. (2004). Is grey literature ever used? Using citation analysis to measure the impact of GESAMP, an international marine scientific advisory body. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 28, 45-65...(Full Entry)
Wells, P.G. (2003). State of the marine environment reports. A need to evaluate their role in marine environmental protection and conservation. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 46, 1219-23...(Full Entry)
MacDonald, B. H., Cordes, R. E. & Wells, P. G. (2003). Grey literature in the life of GESAMP, an international marine scientific advisory body. In GL5,Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Grey Literature. Amsterdam, The Netherlands...(Full Entry)