Grey literature

Grey literature is the librarian’s term for published material issued by someone other than a regular publisher or a self-publishing author – often official reports and similar publications. To find out more, have a look at the relevant Wikipedia article.


  • ‘The Hunt for Submarines in Classical Art: Mappings Between Scientific Invention and Artistic Inspiration’, with Mike Pringle (February 2007). Client: AHRC ICT in Arts and Humanities Research Programme, strategy projects strand. Full text
  • ‘CLIC: Community-Led Image Collections. Bridging the Gap – Investigating Community-Led Image Collections: Project Report’, (June 2006), § 4.3 on pp. 29-31, § 5.1 on p. 32, and §§ 11.8-9 on pp. 115-141. Client: JISC Images Working Group. Full text

Responses to consultation exercises

  • Response from the Association of Art Historians and ARLIS/UK & Ireland to the UK Intellectual Property Office’s proposed changes to copyright exceptions, with Vicky Brown (January 2008).
  • Response from AHDS Visual Arts to the Gowers Review of Intellectual Property (April 2006).
  • Response from the Association of Art Historians to The Digital Picture (July 2005) (included in AHDS Visual Arts, ‘The Digital Picture: a Future for Digital Images in UK Arts Education’, (2005), pp. 54-59). Full text