Grey literature is a term used for unpublished and semi-published materials.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 from the former Refugee Studies Centre Library.
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.
The grey literature is organised geographically and thematically, according to the classification scheme created by the former RSC Library in conjunction with the British Refugee Council. The classification consists of a country/region code followed by a subject code.
See below for PDF lists of the codes used.
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.