National Press Club

Associations Directories

Country Information

Demographics and Statistics

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics: Social, demographic, and economic statistics
  • Census Bureau: Recent census demographics from the Census Bureau, searchable by ZIP, county, state
  • Census Quick Facts: Quick access to facts about people, business, and geography from the Census Bureau
  • Fedstats: Searches federal statistics by topic instead of by agency
  • USA.Gov: The US Government's web portal to its Data and Statistics resources


  • Bartleby: Compilation of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesaurus, quotation books, etc.
  • Online Conversion: Convert files from one type to another type
  • U.S. Facts & Locations: Address & ZIP Code Lookup, General U.S., Geography & Maps, Public Records, States

Telephone Directories

  • Infobel: Information and services for more than 184 countries
  • Includes reverse lookup; e-mail lookup; area, ZIP, and international codes lookup
  • Find a business or person, search by phone number

Topic Directories

  • Internet Public Library: Another general index organized by librarians at the University of Michigan
  • Journalism Links: Part of a Web workshop for journalists and other professionals by Sreenath Sreenivasan, Columbia University journalism professor
  • Librarians. Internet Index: Websites organized by subject by trustworthy librarians; includes a guide to new and interesting websites each week
  • Virtual Reference Shelf: Selected web resources compiled by the Library of Congress