Data & Statistics for Journalists: Intro

This is a guide to data and other resources for students in the Columbia School of Journalism.

How to Use this Guide

This guide will help you find data & statistics relevant to journalism. Start with the tab on "Finding Data," then navigate through the guide using the other tabs above.

Need more help?

  • Email, call, or tweet Starr with any questions (see contact box at the right). 
  • Drop by the Journalism Library (hours) to use our data workstation (see below)!
  • You can also email, call, or drop by Lehman Library (hours) for more hands-on-help (see below).

Data Help at Columbia Libraries

Get help finding data or performing statistical analyses!
Schedule a data consultation with your librarian or drop by Lehman Library's DSSC (Digital Social Science Center). We can help you find and use numeric or geospatial data.

Data Workstation (Journalism Library)

DSSC (Digital Social Science Center, Lehman Library, IAB-215)

Journalism Library