A Better fate for the grey, or non-conventional, literature

This article is the summary of a seminar on the grey literature, held in York, in December 1978. Recommandations generated by the seminar are reported. Grey or non-conventional literature is material not issued through normal commercial publication channels (scientific and technical reports, etc.). The aim of the seminar was to detect ways of improving access, within the European Community area, to information contained in the grey literature