Skip to Main Content

Health Sciences

Evidence-Informed Public Health: pyramid of pre-processed evidence

Evidence-Informed Public Health

Finding grey literature

What's grey literature? It's research and information released by non-commercial publishers, such as government agencies, policy organizations, and think-tanks. Grey literature can be hard to find, because it's not accessible through traditional academic databases. But its timely and focused content make it an essential component of conducting health research.

Some tools to help you find good grey lit:

Public Health Programming

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools "provides leadership and expertise in evidence-informed decision making to Canadian public health organizations."

The NCCMT provides access to many resources for planning and evaluating public health programming including: