J_Tools: Finding People (old)

Search Engines

Google or Yahoo! or Bing

  • formula:  “name name” site: domain  for example: “barbara fought” site:syr.edu

Phone Books


White Pages

International:  Infobel  or Numberway

mapping a phone number: Google Maps

Expert list

Journalism.net US experts list

Article from Journalists Resource on how to find academic experts using Google Scholar or Microsoft Academic Search

Professional Directories

Public Records

 Public Relations Services

 Social Media

Verifying email


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