Category Archives: Directories & Encyclopedias

Encyclo from Nieman Journalism Lab

Encyclo from Nieman Journalism Lab is an encyclopedia-style resource about the future of news and includes a variety of subjects and detailed summaries of their importance, links to articles so you can follow the conversation, and key industry competitor information.  And the entries are updated regularly as new contributions and innovations develop in the field.  Search Encyclo entries here!

You may also follow Nieman and their latest developments on Twitter – @niemanlab.

Columbia Experts Abound

Looking for an expert in a particular area of study on which you are reporting?  Check out the Columbia University Experts Guide from the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.  Search by name, subject, keyword, or peruse the different pre-compiled Expert Guides, such as Elections Experts Guide or Financial Crisis Experts Guide.

NYC Green Book Online

The New York City's Green Book, a staple for directory information on city agencies, offices, boards, and commissions, is now "greener" than before!   Beginning this year, the publication is available online – NYC Green Book Online – with searchable, up-to-date city directory information. 

Need a historical directory?  Columbia Libraries has a collection of previous editions of NYC Green Books in print.

Database Spotlight – Leadership Library


Looking for contact information for journalists or media organizations?  Check out the

Leadership Library

database – explore journalists by industry beat using the interactive map, find the editorial contacts of a media organization.