MacDonald, B. H., Wells, P. G., Cordes, R. E., Hutton, G. R. G., Woods, J. L. & Soomai, S. S., Cossarini, D. M. (2009). From Science to Policy Making: Use and Influence of Marine Environmental Grey Literature. The Grey Mosaic: Piecing It All Together. Eleventh International Conference on Grey Literature, Washington, D.C., December 14-15, 2009.
Our research studies the influence of information published as grey literature by four governmental marine environment and resource organizations. Results from a suite of research methodologies (citation analysis, content analysis of public policy documents, interviews of key informants in public sector management, and surveys) are enhancing our understanding of the production, diffusion, and use of such information.