DLC Day 3

Grey literature from a library perspective came to the forefront in discussions through the National Science Foundation’s case study. It was interesting to see their analysis from a collection standpoint to understand increases and spikes in obtaining grey lit, highlighting the need to have full-cycle records management within every government entity. Moving to digital, but … Continue reading DLC Day 3


DLC Day 2

Coverage about federal government info on all fronts: collecting (specifically digtized and born-digital), curation and preservation. On the other side is then: awareness, outreach, and analytics. Overlaying all of this is access — appropriate since it is also Open Access Week. From specific gov docs programs to broad U.S. government information aggregators, there was a … Continue reading DLC Day 2

DLC Day 1

The Depository Library Council (DLC) conference is an annual event normally held in Arlington, VA. As with most, the conference has moved online. Kickoff with an update from the Archivist of the U.S (AOTUS) who provided a rundown on the social media strategy and transition in light of COVID and the upcoming general election. Fun … Continue reading DLC Day 1

Sci-Tech Grey Literature

A several-years old blog post that I was a reminded of today when I registered for the GreyNet conference and the FDLP gov docs Sci-Tech Grey Literature (hosted by SLA Webinars) Matthew Von Hendy, Green Heron Information Services Open Access resources: focus on What is Grey Literature? Working PLOS definition: everything but peer-reviewed academic journals … Continue reading Sci-Tech Grey Literature


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