6 Works

Copyright Reform and the Library and Patron Use of Non-text or Mixed-Text Grey Literature: A Comparative Analysis of Approaches and Opportunities for Change

Tomas Lipinski & Katie Chamberlain Kritikos

How open access policies affect access to grey literature in university digital repositories: A case study of iSchools

Tomas A. Lipinski & Katie Chamberlain Kritikos
An issue of interest to library and information science (LIS) scholars and practitioners is how open-access policies can affect the access and use of grey literature in university repositories. Open access (OA) refers to research placed online free from all price barriers and from most permission barriers (Suber, 2015), allowing unfettered access to scholarship and promoting open scholarly communication (Banach, 2011; Eysenbach, 2006). OA may apply research published traditionally, such as books (Schwartz, 2012) and...

Data from “Exploring Next Generation Grey” including Questionnaire and Results

Joachim Schopfel, Dominic Farace, David Baxter, Silvia Giannini, ANNA MOLINO, Tomas A. Lipinski, Veronika Potočnik & Dobrica Savic
The GL2021 Conference offered the many and diverse communities of practice in the field of grey literature a unique opportunity to collaborate in addressing and defining the next phase in the digital transformation of grey literature. In preparation for this conference, a panel session on the future of grey literature was planned on the program; and, in advance, an online survey was carried out among GreyNet’s own community of practice in the field of grey...

Fake Science: Legal Implications in the Creation and Use of Fake Scientific Data Published as Grey Literature and Disseminated through Social Media

Thomas A. Lipinski & Kathrine A. Henderson
In this six-part paper, the authors first define fake science as a concept and identify at a high level the problems and consequences of fake science dissemination especially where fake science is published as grey literature and/or disseminated across social media platforms. In addition, they identify factors contributing to the creation of fake science from the “the replication crisis” in scientific research to the impact of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence. Part 2 moves into...

Is the Licensing of Grey Literature Using the Full Palette of “Contractual” Colors?: A Comparative Analysis of Grey Literature Terms of Use

Tomas Lipinski & Andrea Copeland
This paper reviews a sample of licenses or terms of use governing the use of grey collections. A license is a form of legal permission. It need not be a contract but often is. Some terms of service reviewed do not even provide permission per se but state a list or rules users should follow. From this analysis a list of best licensing practices or checklist of considerations can be offered. Regardless of the specific...

Collecting, organizing, and preserving diverse publication sources for the good of one community archive: Legal challenges and recommendations

Andrea Copeland, Tomas Lipinski & Kyle Jones

Registration Year

  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2019
  • 2018

Resource Types

  • Text


  • University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  • Indiana University – Purdue University Columbus
  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • LAC Group (United States)
  • University of Alberta
  • Indiana University
  • GreyNet International
  • University of Lille
  • National and University Library of Slovenia
  • Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis