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Finding People Fast: Databases and Apps for Finding People

Start with a Google Search and an article search in Access World News

Do a Google name search in quotes "firstname lastname." Search past and present email addresses and phone numbers in Google. Do an article search of the person's name in Access World News.

Pipl Search - J-School Subscription

People Finding Databases (pay)

After you have tried all the other available people finding tools, the Research Center can search Accurint for you, to help you find a contact or background a person for reporting. Make an appointment with one of us here, or email research@journalism.cuny.edu.

People Finding Databases (free)

Apps for Finding Emails