Gray Literature

PsycEXTRA is the premier resource for information and data for cutting-edge research and practice in the behavioral and social sciences. It is also an archive of gray literature that documents the development of psychology. Gray literature is material written for professionals and disseminated outside of peer-reviewed journals. Documents include conference papers and proceedings, policy statements, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, technical and annual reports, government reports, consumer brochures, and more.

To access the Browse feature, click on Browse in the tool bar then on Gray Literature  PsycEXTRA.

In PsycEXTRA, you can browse by topicyearauthordocument type, or content owner.

 

Topic

Topic gives you a list of subject areas.

  • Click on the topic you are interested in for a list of relevant documents.
  • Click on the document title to be taken to the PsycEXTRA record.
  • Click on PDF under the title to access the full-text document.

Year

Year takes you to a list of years.

  • Click on a year range to view the specific years within the range, then click on a specific year.
  • Click on the document title to be taken to the PsycEXTRA record.
  • Click on PDF under the title to access the full-text document.

Author

Author gives you a list of items in the PsycEXTRA database arranged alphabetically by author.

  • Click the plus sign next to the author name retrieve their entries in PsycEXTRA.
  • Click on the document title to be taken to the PsycEXTRA record.
  • Click on PDF under the title to access the full-text document.

 

Document Type

Document Type gives you a list of literature by the type of document it is.

Document types are:

amicus brief multimedia
bibliography patent
blog periodical: journal
brochure/fact sheet periodical: magazine
clinical trial periodical: newsletter
conference: abstract periodical: newspaper
conference: presentation press release
conference: program report
curriculum report: administrative
data report: summary
directory speech/interview/oral history
dissertation/thesis standard/guideline
grant testimony
legislation web article
monograph
  • Click on the document type you are interested in for a list of relevant PsycEXTRA records.
  • Click on the document title to be taken to the PsycEXTRA record.
  • Click on PDF under the title to access the full-text document.

Content Owner.

Content Owner gives you a list of items in the PsycEXTRA database arranged alphabetically by content owner.

Content owners are organizations that published the documents included in PsycEXTRA. Examples of content owners are the US Department of Labor, the National Council for Problem Gambling, the RAND Corporation, regional and state psychological associations, APA Divisions, the United Kingdom, the Australian government, Stockholm University, and many more. You can find the complete list of content owners on the APA website.

  • Click on the document title to be taken to the PsycEXTRA record.
  • Click on PDF under the title to access the full-text document.

 

Note:  You may navigate through the browse lists either by using the letter navigation bar at the top of the list or entering the first word(s) in the Jump to box.