NZResearch research papers and related resources from New Zealand universities, polytechnics and research organisations
data.govt.nz an all-of-government website containing bringing together published data from multiple agencies
Best Practice Advocacy Centre New Zealand (bpacNZ) useful for drug information and laboratory tests
PHARMAC New Zealand government funding agency for medicines
ArXiv preprint archive of over 2 million articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science
BioRxiv preprint database for biology
F1000 Research open access publishing platform for scientists, scholars and clinicians. Any researcher can upload outputs here. Uses a transparent peer review process
Figshare search for poster presentions, datasets etc
Adams, R. J., Smart, P., & Huff, A. S. (2017). Shades of grey: Guidelines for working with the grey literature in systematic reviews for management and organizational studies. International Journal of Management Reviews, 19(4), 432–454. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijmr.12102
Grey Matters (CADTH) an extensive list of grey literature sources for health
TRiP a search engine for clinical evidence. TRiP simultaneously searches systematic reviews, guidelines, ongoing clinical trials, as well as millions of articles.
National Grey Literature Collection Health Education England
Clinical trial registers
Antidote University of York guide to finding clinical trials, research registers and research results.
ANZCTR (Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry)
ICTRP (International Clinical Trials Registry Platform)
mRCT (metaRegister of Controlled Trials)
National Guideline Clearing House [NGC closed in 2018]
SIGN Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
NICE National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Guidelines
OSF Preprints (Open Science Framework). Can be used to search for preprints and documents in a range of repositories, including: arXiv, bioRxiv, Cogprints, EdArXiv, PeerJ, Preprints.org, PsyArXiv, SportRxiv, Thesis commons.
Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) - Browse and search through thousands of registered repositories
BASE Bielefeld Academic Search Engine large search engine for academic web resources. Provides access to over 240 million documents - full text access to around 60% of the content is available.
CORE collection of open access research papers
Conference proceedings can be found via several Library databases. In Medline add a subject search for Congress to your topic search. Scopus and PsycINFO also contain some conference proceedings.