Research outside academia? – An analysis of resources in extra‐academic report writing

  title={Research outside academia? – An analysis of resources in extra‐academic report writing},
  author={Lisa B{\"o}rjesson},
  journal={Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
  • Lisa Börjesson
  • Published 14 October 2016
  • Education
  • Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology
A significant part of all research takes place in extra‐academic organizations. Practitioner researchers often present their results in publications different from those in academia, e.g. in reports, sometimes (and here) referred to as “gray literature”. Gray literature is increasingly available online. However, availability does not mean that reports are exploited to their full potential in research. Disciplines like archaeology have substantial problems with the scholarly communication and… 
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