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 or call 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 Research Data Services (hours) for more hands-on-help.

Data Help at Columbia Libraries

Get help finding data or performing statistical analyses!
Schedule a data consultation with your librarian or drop by Research Data Services (RDS). We can help you find and use numeric or geospatial data.

Data Workstations (Journalism Library & Lehman Library)

Consultations in Research Data Services (Lehman Library, IAB-215)

Journalism Library