Tutt Library Research Guides
Where Are the Experts?
NYU Libraries, Journalism Research Guide
Local Colleges and Universities
Look at schools that have degree programs in the field for which you need an expert
When you find relevent sources in your research, make note of the names and institutional affiliations of the authors. Go to institutions' web sites and look at staff/faculty lists for contact information.
Follow Up Later
Use another reporter's expert by doing a follow-up interview after enough time has passed for new developments to have occured.
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|Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition (CFOIC)|
|Videos & How-To's||http://coloradofoic.org/videos/|
|Extensive List of Resources||http://coloradofoic.org/new-resources/|
|Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)|
|Federal Government's FOIA Page||foia.gov|
(file, track, and share public records requests)
|Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
|Portals to Gov. Info.|
|Federal, State, Tribal, County, and City Government
|Federal Printing Office
|National Archives & Records Administration
|City, County, and State web sites||Use Google and search for "city of [name of city]", etc.|
|Statistics & Demographics|
|University of Texas at Austin Libraries Guide to Finding Statistics/Demographices||http://www.lib.utexas.edu/
|Data & Research Reports|
|Federally Funded Science Reports||www.science.gov|
|National Library of Education||http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/projects/nle/|
|Environmental Protection Agency National Library Network||http://www2.epa.gov/libraries|
|National Library of Energy||http://www.osti.gov/nle/|
|National Library of Agcriculture||https://www.nal.usda.gov/|
|National Transportation Library||http://www.ntl.bts.gov/|
The fastest way to find books is to search TIGER by keyword or subject:
By contrast, if you want to find musicals by a composer, do an AUTHOR search in the Tiger catalog. This will bring up anything she has created (scores, recordings, writings, etc).