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Table 2 Document characteristics

From: Applying systematic review search methods to the grey literature: a case study examining guidelines for school-based breakfast programs in Canada

Document Organization, type Year Strategies used to identify document # strategies
Breakfast for learning start-up kit [35] Breakfast for Learning, national-level NGO 2014 Content experts; targeted web searches 2
Build them up! Guide for schools [36] Breakfast Club of Canada, national-level NGO 2015 Content experts; targeted web searches 2
Cram nutrition program resources [33] Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba, P/T level NGO 2012 Targeted web searches 1
Who’s hungry? How to start a breakfast program at your school [32] New Brunswick Teachers’ Association, P/T level NGO 2012 Content experts 1
Nourish Nova Scotia resources [37] NNS, P/T level NGO 2015 Content experts; targeted web searches 2
Healthy eating guidelines for school nutrition programs: a resource for first nations schools [38] Cancer Care Ontario, P/T level NGO 2012 Custom Google search engines; targeted web searches 2
Nutrition tools for schools resources [39] Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health, P/T level NGO 2015 Content experts; targeted web searches 2
Nutrition guidelines for schools [34] Saskatchewan School Boards Association, P/T level NGO 2009 Targeted web searches 1
Breakfast program resource [40] Alberta Health Services, P/T government organization 2009 Content experts; targeted web searches 2
School meal and school nutrition program handbook [41] British Columbia Ministries of Education and Healthy Living and Sport, P/T government organization 2010 Custom Google search engines; targeted web searches 2
Moving forward with school nutrition guidelines [27] Government of Manitoba, P/T government organization 2014 Custom Google search engines; grey literature databases; targeted web searches 3
Healthy eating school resources manual [28] Newfoundland and Labrador Departments of Education and Health and Community Services, P/T government organization 2006 Targeted web searches 1
Provincial breakfast program standards [29] Nova Scotia Department of Education, P/T government organization 2007 Content experts; targeted web searches 2
Student nutrition program—nutrition guidelines [30] Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS), P/T government organization 2008 Content experts; Custom Google search engines; targeted web searches 3
Ontario’s student nutrition program guidelines [31] Ontario MCYS, P/T government organization 2014 Content experts; targeted web searches