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Table 3 Preliminary gray literature resources

From: Barriers and facilitators to office-based opioid agonist therapy prescribing and effective interventions to increase provider prescribing: protocol for a systematic review

Resource typeNameDescriptionURL
DissertationsProquest Dissertations and Theses GlobalGlobal listing of dissertations and theses. Note, as open access archiving increases, fewer dissertations/theses are submitted to this resourcesSubscription via University of Calgary
British Library Ethos (e-theses online service)Includes open access dissertations/theses from the UKhttp://ethos.bl.uk/Home.do;jsessionid=876E1C64D231F26762053E178FFD5945
Australasian Digital Theses (ADT) database via TROVEIncludes open access dissertations/theses from Australiahttps://trove.nla.gov.au/book/result?l-australian=y&l-format=Thesis&q=&sortby=dateDesc
Theses Canada PortalCanadian dissertations and theses. Includes open access. Note, not updated since 2016https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services/theses/Pages/theses-canada.aspx
DatabasesCanadian Electronic LibraryIncludes public documents from Canadian provincial and federal government and community agencies.Subscription via University of Calgary
OpenGreyOpen access to gray literature (paper) produced in Europehttp://www.opengrey.eu/
Addiction associations / societiesAmerican Society of Addiction MedicineA professional medical society representing physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicinehttps://www.asam.org/
Canadian Society of Addiction MedicineProvides scientific and medical information about Addiction, for professionals and the general publichttps://www.csam-smca.org/
International Society of Addiction MedicineWorldwide association for physicians working in addictionhttp://www.isamweb.org/
American Academy of Addiction PsychiatryProfessional organization focused on addiction psychiatry research and clinical treatmenthttps://www.aaap.org/
American Association for the Treatment of Opioid DependenceWorks with US federal and state agency officials concerning opioid treatment policyhttp://www.aatod.org/
Center for Addiction and Mental HealthCanadian – Toronto - Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospitalhttps://www.camh.ca/
Other associationsInstitute for Clinical and Economic ReviewIndependent and non-partisan research organization that objectively evaluates the clinical and economic value of prescription drugs, medical tests, and other health care and health care delivery innovationshttps://icer-review.org/
Federation of State Medical BoardsSupports the US states medical boardshttps://www.fsmb.org/
American Psychiatric AssociationUS psychiatric associationhttps://www.psychiatry.org/
American Psychological AssociationUS psychologists associationhttp://www.apa.org/
GovernmentNational Institute on Drug Abuse (US)US government resource that advances science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addictionhttps://www.drugabuse.gov/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US)US agency that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral healthhttps://www.samhsa.gov/
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and AddictionCreated by the Canadian government to provide leadership addressing substance abusehttps://www.ccsa.ca