Grey literature is a term used for unpublished and semi-published materials. Refugee-related Items within this category include:
Most of the materials have a geographical orientation, dealing with policy or practice in a particular region or country. Particular strengths include southern and East Africa, western Europe, the Middle East, and South and South East Asia.
Date coverage is mostly from the mid-1980s to the present day.
Use Search Oxford Libraries Online (SOLO) to find grey literature in the SSL.
Keyword searching in SOLO is facilitated by the use of specialised subject terms taken from the International Thesaurus of Refugee Terminology.
The collection is in closed access stacks called RSC Boxes in SOLO. Please ask Issue Desk staff to fetch items for you.
are kept in the Discussion and Working Papers section of the Library. These papers have the shelfmark "D+WP (Oxford...)". Papers from all social science subjects are arranged in a single sequence, alphabetically by institution, then by series, then by number. All RSC Working Papers are catalogued individually on SOLO. These items are also available electronically from the RSC.
The Oxfam archive is now open to researchers. Catalogues covering Appeals and Fundraising, Communications, Campaigns, Programme Policy, Management and Administration, Records of grants made by Oxfam, and Publishing are now online.
Browse by subject area, publication type, country or language. Subjects include: Agriculture, Climate change, Conflict, Disaster preparedness, Food security, Gender, Health, Private sector, Politics, Trade, and many more. Publications available for free download in PDF format. Items should be requested for consultation in the Weston Library.