Cindy Elliott

Cindy Elliott is an Assistant Librarian in Research Services at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Prior to her academic career, she provided research and information services as a corporate librarian in the biotechnology field for Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

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Articles by Cindy Elliott:

Garner Additional Research Sources with Grey Literature
Friday, 14th June 2013

Grey literature can offer researchers a wealth of additional information, not just in text form but video, infographics and presentations. Cindy Elliott introduces this resource which exists outside the traditional publishing model and offers some tips for incorporating grey literature into your research strategy.

Beyond the Pale: Researching Non-Text Resources and Grey Literature
Wednesday, 12th June 2013

Grey literature is material created by government, academics, non-profits and industry that exists outside the traditional publishing model. Non-text grey literature includes a wide variety of items, from audiovisual media and presentations to technical reports and tweets. Finding non-text research resources is not easy, many of the formats are non-traditional text, image or multimedia-based so they are not easily found using traditional database search tools. Cindy Elliott provides some suggestions on starting your search to find non-text grey literature.