Technical reports are unpublished reports, brochures, and papers. The primary function of technical reports is to present research findings to sponsors or employers, such as the federal government. When the government conducts research, they may require that reports of the research be made available for public disclosure. Unlike published materials, technical reports are usually not peer reviewed. Because they are not published, they are considered grey literature.
These are important sources of information for:
Writing a Technical Report:
The Library does not own copies of most technical reports, but you can order them through the Library's Interlibrary Services.
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